Outlines the provision of the Family Law Act 1975, examines the changes in the divorce rate since 1975 and the processes of the Family Court
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 .
Social support networks: A critical review of models and findings: Australian Institute of Family Studies (AIFS) Monograph No 1
The first section of this monograph identifies and evaluates the major explanatory models in use and summarises important findings.
This paper argues, the family, is also the most violent civilian group or institution in our society.
Briefly surveys the history of the rights of the child, showing that the condition of children today is, generally speaking, far better
The paper describes changes which have occurred in families and family structures over the past 25 years
A Child is not the 'Cure' for Infertility: Workshop on infertility: National Workshop on Infertility: Report of Proceedings
Workshop papers address two main areas: the medical perspective of infertility and its treatment and the dilemmas for the child and the community
Provides a reference for researchers and workers in government and service organisations
Submissions edited by Donald E. Stewart
Migrant families in Australia: A review of some social and demographic trends of non Anglo Saxon migrants 1947 to 1981
The paper reviews the history of post war migration and the socioeconomic context in which migrants live and work
Submission edited by Kerry Lovering