Explores the different phases of family, from the families we live with as children to the families we form as we grow older.
Brief, statistical publications which outline changing family trends.
Becoming a mother heralds a dramatic change in the lives of Australian women.
Wave 1 findings from the Building a New Life in Australia (BNLA) longitudinal study.
What is the nature of living alone and what does it means to the individuals involved?
How does living alone influence social connection, health behaviours and subjective wellbeing?
Does life satisfaction improve or decline as people grow older? What happens to people's outlook as they pass through the common events of life?
What types of childcare are Australian parents choosing for their children?
Prepared for the 2012 National Families Week, with this year's theme being "Families make all the difference: Helping kids to grow and learn"
Provides a summary of the ways in which adoption currently operates, past adoption practices, and the potential impacts adoption has on those involved
This Facts Sheet describes how the characteristics of families differ between the "city" and the "country" or "bush"
The Australian Institute of Family Studies has prepared this Facts Sheet about the diversity of families to support the 2010 National Families Week