An overview of out-of-home care statistics in Australia
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 .
Examines Australian and international research to identify key areas of support that may help young people successfully transition from care
Synthesises international evidence regarding risk and protective factors related to child sexual abuse in institutional contexts.
Examines the available literature about gambling participation within culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) communities in Australia.
A snapshot of the rates of involvement of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children in child protection and out-of-home care during 2013-14
Around 43 per cent of children under the age of 13 grow up in complex families.
69% of Australian primary school children attend government schools, 19% attend Catholic primary schools and 12% attend independent primary schools.
Children’s screen time: From Growing Up in Australia: The Longitudinal Study of Australian Children, 2015 Report
A majority of Australian children are spending more than the recommended two-hour daily limit for screen time.
This is the sixth volume in the LSAC Annual Statistical Report series, which uses data from the last five waves of the study.
Grandparents in their young grandchildren's lives: From Growing Up in Australia: The Longitudinal Study of Australian Children, 2015 Report
Grandparents provide childcare and important housing and financial support to their families, particularly during their grandchildren’s early years.