Children raised in same-sex parented families progress emotionally, socially and educationally at the same rate as other children.
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 .
An overview of the economic costs of child abuse and neglect to the departments responsible for child protection services in Australia
Australian fathers who spend more time on childcare are the most satisfied with their relationships with their children
The AIFS Agency Plan outlines our vision to make a profound and positive contribution to the lifetime wellbeing of Australian families.
Stronger communities, safer children: Findings from recent Australian research on the importance of community in keeping children safe
Findings from a number of research reports relevant to the theme of National Child Protection Week 2016: “Stronger Communities, Safer Children”.
50 in-depth interviews were conducted with victim/survivors and their families to explore the effect of disclosure of abuse.
Explores the behaviour of separated parents by exploring the psychology of post-separation parental disputes and then interrogating three data sets.
Outlines ways in which practitioners can support healing and recovery in families affected by parental mental illness
Online and on-demand support for people affected by problem gambling: The potential for e-mental health interventions
Informs on the evidence and use of e-mental health support and treatment options and ways these may be developed in the future.
The effect of trauma on the brain development of children: Evidence-based principles for supporting the recovery of children in care
An overview of cognitive development in children who have experienced trauma, and principles to support effective practice responses