Research summaries

Brief, statistical publications which outline changing family trends.

Parents working out work

Australian Family Trends No. 1 — April 2013

This sheet presents statistical information about trends in parents' engagement in paid work, examining mothers' and fathers' employment patterns

Parents working out work

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

Past and present adoptions in Australia

Diverse families making a difference

Jennifer Baxter, Matthew Gray and Alan Hayes
Research summary— May 2009

The Australian Institute of Family Studies has prepared this Facts Sheet about the diversity of families to support the 2009 National Families Week

Diverse families making a difference

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