Research summaries

Brief, statistical publications which outline changing family trends.

Working out relationships

Ruth Weston and Lixia Qu
Australian Family Trends No. 3 — May 2013

This facts sheet focuses on partnership and fertility trends, with a view to feeding into such decision-making

Working out relationships

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 summaries— 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

Families then and now: 1980-2010

Alan Hayes, Ruth Weston, Lixia Qu and Matthew Gray
Research summaries— October 2010

The focus of this Facts Sheet is on broad family trends. It was prepared to celebrate the 30th anniversary of research by AIFS.

Families then and now: 1980-2010

Diverse families making a difference

Jennifer Baxter, Matthew Gray and Alan Hayes
Research summaries— 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

Snapshots of family relationships

Lixia Qu and Ruth Weston
Research summaries— May 2008

The Australian Institute of Family Studies prepared this Snapshot of Family Relationships report to support the 2008 National Families Week

Snapshots of family relationships

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