John De Maio
Family Law, Family Violence and Elder Abuse Research
John De Maio is a researcher who joined the Institute in 2008, to work on the Evaluation of the 2006 Family Law Reforms. His research has focused on family law and family transitions. He has also been involved in evaluating family law programs aiming to improve collaboration between family law service organisations and assist parents resolve their post-separation parenting arrangements where there has been an alleged experience of family violence.
Between 2013 and 2018, he undertook research examining the settlement experiences of recent humanitarian migrants in the Longitudinal Study of Humanitarian Migrants. He is currently involved in research describing the understanding and awareness of elder abuse and attitudes towards older people.
Prior to joining AIFS, John worked at the Institute for Child Health Research where his research investigated the health, education and wellbeing of Aboriginal children and families.
BComm(Econ) (Melb), Hons (App Eco) (ANU)
Evaluation of the Children's Contact Service Activity
This report presents quantitative and qualitative findings drawn from the Evaluation of Children's Contact Centre Activity.
Elder abuse prevalence among older people living in the…
This article explores findings from the was the National Elder Abuse Prevalence Study, the first major national study to gauge the prevalence and nature of elder…
A user-focused perspective on compliance with parenting…
This article highlights how the family law system continues to face challenges in producing safe and sustainable outcomes for families.