Australian Institute of Family Studies annual reports describe the research and operations of the Institute, along with highlights for the year.
All publications are also listed in our library catalogue.
This paper provides an update on developments in therapeutic residential care and touches on issues that should form the focus of future research.
An overview of out-of-home care statistics in Australia
An overview of child abuse and neglect terminology, including broad definitions of physical abuse, emotional maltreatment, neglect and sexual abuse
The AIFS Agency Plan outlines our vision to make a profound and positive contribution to the lifetime wellbeing of Australian families.
This resource sheet summarises data that link the child protection system and youth justice supervision in Australia.
This paper is designed to encourage practitioners to critically reflect on the role diagnostic systems play in their work with children and families.
Outlines the role and duties of children's commissioners, and how they differ between Australian states and territories
Direct cross‑examination in family law matters: Incidence and context of direct cross‑examination involving self-represented litigants
This report explores quantitative and qualitative data relevant to direct cross‑examination involving self-represented litigants in family law matters
Children and young people in separated families: Family law system experiences and needs: Final Report 2018
This Research Report investigates the experiences and needs of young people whose parents have separated and have accessed the family law system.