Becoming a mother heralds a dramatic change in the lives of Australian women.
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This paper explores trends in child care in Australia from 1984 to 2011, for children aged under 12 years old with employed mothers
Australian mothers' participation in employment: Analyses of social, demographic and family characteristics using the Household, Income and Labour Dynamics in Australia (HILDA) survey
This paper explores the characteristics of employed and non-employed mothers, to identify the factors that contribute to differing employment levels
Lone and couple mothers in the Australian labour market: Exploring differences in employment transitions
This paper investigates the lower employment rates of single mothers by comparing their employment transition rates with those of partnered mothers
This report analyses the effect of receipt of child support payments on the labour supply of resident mothers
Family violence: Towards a holistic approach to screening and risk assessment in family support services
A review of the current research and literature specific to family violence screening and risk assessment.
Timing of mothers' return to work after childbearing: Variations by job characteristics and leave use
This paper presents Australian research on how different factors relate to the timing of women's return to work after having a child
This paper compares the employment aspirations and expectations of mothers with and without long-term health problems.
Reservation wages and the earnings capacity of lone and couple mothers: Are wage expectations too high?
This paper concerns the factor of wages in attracting income support recipients into the work force.
Uses data from 1986 and 1996 Australian Censuses to explore possible reasons for differences in the labour market trends of lone and couple mothers.