Publications

AIFS produces a number of publications relating to our research throughout the year. These include research papers and reports, facts sheets, commissioned reports and submissions. We also publish our peer-reviewed journal Family Matters twice a year and prepared reports for Closing the Gap.

All publications are also listed in our library catalogue.

See also publications from  Growing Up in Australia .

Evaluation and Value for Money

CFCA Resource Sheet— November 2017

A snapshot of evaluation and Value for Money as a process to assist organisations to plan, develop and improve their programs.

Empowerment evaluation

CFCA Practitioner Resource— August 2015

A snapshot of empowerment evaluation, a model that aims to create a sense of ownership to ensure program outcomes are beneficial for participants

Empowerment evaluation

Participatory action research

CFCA Practitioner Resource— August 2015

A snapshot of participatory action research, an approach that views the participant as an equal partner with the researcher

Participator action research

Developing a culture of evaluation and research

Jacqueline Stewart
CFCA Paper No. 28 — November 2014

Provides practical information on the structures, practices and actions that support a change toward a strong culture of evaluation and research

Developing a culture of evaluation and research

Dissemination of evaluation findings

CFCA Practitioner Resource— November 2013

Information on how to disseminate evaluation findings to the broader service sector, including tips for writing and publishing an evaluation report

Planning for evaluation I: Basic principles

CFCA Practitioner Resource— November 2013

An outline of the steps involved in planning an evaluation, and an overview of the key concepts relating to the broad stages of evaluation

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