Research summaries

Brief, statistical publications which outline changing family trends.

The modern Australian family

Research summary— May 2016

Explores the different phases of family, from the families we live with as children to the families we form as we grow older.

The modern Australian family

Past and present adoptions in Australia

Daryl Higgins
Research summary— February 2012

Provides a summary of the ways in which adoption currently operates, past adoption practices, and the potential impacts adoption has on those involved