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.
Summary of the findings from studies of post-separation parenting outcomes, including family law case files analyses and surveys of separated parents.
Elder Abuse National Research: Strengthening the Evidence Base: Research definition background paper
This paper discusses the development of a working definition of abuse of older people to be applied in the Elder Abuse National Research Program.
The AIFS Corporate Plan outlines our vision to make a profound and positive contribution to the lifetime wellbeing of Australian families.
Therapeutic residential care services in Australia: A description of current service characteristics
This paper describes the configuration and characteristics of current therapeutic residential care services in Australia.
Child Care Package Evaluation: Early monitoring report: Report on baseline, early monitoring and emerging issues
This early monitoring report is the first formal evaluation of the Commonwealth’s Child Care Package.
An overview of conceptual definitions of abusive and neglectful behaviours, and legislative definitions of "a child in need of protection"
Supporting staff to work with children and families with complex needs: A checklist for organisations
This paper provides managers and other decision-makers with practical guidance on supporting staff to work with families with complex needs
The purpose of this guide is to help in the implementation of evidence-informed programs and practices in the child and family service sector.
Beyond 18: The Longitudinal Study on Leaving Care, Wave 2 Research Report: Transitioning to post‑care life
This report contains key findings from the second wave of data collection for Beyond 18: The Longitudinal Study on Leaving Care.