Findings from a recent Institute study show that most divorcing couples fail to consider superannuation in the division of property.
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This paper explores empirically how the change to a risk society might be manifest in family life courses and, more particularly, housing careers.
Data presented in this paper are drawn from the 1997 Australian Divorce Transition Project, a national telephone survey of 650 divorced Australians.
Over the last twenty years, the Australian Institute of Family Studies has established itself as a key centre for research on the family in Australia.
This paper examines the interactions and flows of aid up and down between three generations of the same family.
This paper explores aspects of retirement and family relationships in the lives of Australian men and women aged 50-70 years.
Social polarisation and housing careers: Exploring the interrelationship of labour and housing markets in Australia
Draws on a 1996 survey of a national random sample of 25–70 year olds, to examine access to home ownership in the context of a changing labour market.
Initial findings from a new Institute study highlight the ways that parents' workforce participation is influenced by their values and preferences.
Paper presented at the Conference of Marriage Counselling Organisations held in Canberra, 16 February 1982.
Great concern has been expressed in recent times that the family 'as we know it' is rapidly disappearing.