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Jennifer Baxter

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Research report

5 Apr 2018

Around 80,000 Australian families now have a stay-at-home dad at the helm, according to this research released by the Australian Institute of Family Studies.

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1 Sep 2017

Many fathers in Australia are working long hours and have schedules that are not family-friendly, including evening and weekend work. This can get in the way of their time with children.

Research report

16 Nov 2016

Summary: It is commonly stated that there is a need for flexible child care to be available to parents especially for those who work variable or non-standard hours, given the 24/7 nature of today's labour market. But Australian and international research shows that parents'...

Research report

27 Sep 2016

Two in five Australian children live in households with more complex family relationships at some stage during their childhood.

Key Findings “Complex” households are simply non-traditional households, where children may live with: a single parent; a non-biological parent; step or half-siblings (i.e., “blended”...

Fact sheet

18 May 2016

This special Australian Institute of Families (AIFS) Facts Sheet explores the different phases of family, from the families we live with as children to the families we form as we grow older.

Each of us sees family from a different perspective as we grow...

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