Senior Research Fellow
Family & Society
Dr Lixia Qu is a Senior Research Fellow at the Australian Institute of Family Studies. She has undertaken a range of research in the areas of family transitions and wellbeing, particularly relating to issues such as relationship stability and its impacts on financial living standards and personal wellbeing, parenting arrangements after separation. Her research work also includes examining the impact of domestic and family violence on parenting and children’s wellbeing after parental separation. Lixia has also made important contribution to various evaluations of amendments to the Family Law Act (1975).
BSc(Nanjing U, China), MURP(Hawaii U), PhD(LaTrobe)
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.