Australian Living Standards Study: A brief overview


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Family Matters article

March 1996


From 1991 until late 1994 the Australian Institute of Family Studies undertook a major, innovative study of the living standards of Australian Families - the Australian Living Standards Study (ALSS). This article presents an overview of the goals of the research, its methodology and data sets. The author also reports on the issues addressed in a number of articles drawing on ALSS data appearing in this issue of Family Matters. Issues addressed include: child care, medical services, children's safety, housing, and family problems and service provision.

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