Our study shows that long hours, non-standard work times and work pressures have significant impact on how children view time spent with their father.
All publications are also listed in our library catalogue.
An exploration of strategies to engage and address issues for family members who are continuing to live with domestic violence.
This Families Week fact sheet takes a close look at the data about "stay-at-home dads", to see if that perception matches reality.
A broad overview of some of the key issues identified in the growing literature on paternal mental illness
This paper uses existing literature to describe Australia's family leave policy history leading up to the government-funded Dad and Partner Pay
Outlines the research into a history of child sexual abuse can influence men's perceptions and experience of fatherhood.
There has been growing recognition of the importance of fathers to families in recent years. However, there has been a limited amount of research on fathers in Australia, with the result that there remains much to be learned about the ways in which Australian fathers contribute to families and feel about themselves as fathers. The report titled Fathering in Australia Among Couple Families With Young Children, by Baxter & Smart (2011) aimed to increase understanding of the ways in which fathers in couple families who are parents of young children contribute to family life.
Provides ideas for practitioners and policy-makers about how to increase engagement of fathers in child and family services and programs.
Articles on barriers and enablers to engaging with men from a variety of cultural backgrounds, different meanings of child-focused ideal for family
Articles include culturally responsive family dispute resolution, children's understandings of post-separation decision making about them