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Australian Family Relationships Clearinghouse

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AFRC

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Research report

28 Mar 2011

 

There exists a plethora of research suggesting that men and women perceive and act differently in romantic relationships. However, this claim has been challenged in recent years with studies of couples reporting a lack of gender differences. In this paper, Karantzas and his...

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28 Mar 2011

This article presents a snapshot of findings from a research project about the experiences of Australian grandparents who regularly care for grandchildren.

The authors wish to thank the grandparents who generously shared their stories for this research...

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04 Mar 2011

This briefing paper summarises some of the literature and research on social inclusion and considers the relevance of the concept and its application to family support services. Social inclusion frameworks, principles and resources are used to consider how family support services can incorporate...

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Research report

26 Nov 2010

All services offered by the Family Support Program (FSP)—managed by the Australian Government Department of Families and Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs (FaHCSIA)—are required to be accessible, equitable and responsive. This includes engaging groups that may have barriers to...

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Research report

25 Oct 2010

Since the 1960s, violence between intimate partners, between family members and towards children has been increasingly recognised as a

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18 Oct 2010

Statistics about Indigenous Australians and their families are often presented as stand-alone demographic descriptions and interpreted in the context of non-Indigenous family life. This article presents key demographic data on Indigenous and non-Indigenous mothers, derived from the 2006...

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16 Sep 2010

In recent years, there has been increased national attention on the need for healing of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. For instance, many Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people feel that the former Prime Minister Kevin Rudd's 2008 national apology to the Stolen Generations (...

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16 Sep 2010

The release of the Bringing Them Home report in 1997 (National Inquiry into the Separation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children from Their Families, 1997) added impetus to calls for programs and services to address the healing needs of Aboriginal and Torres...

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05 Jul 2010

Anglicare Tasmania is a state-wide non-government human services agency which employs over 750 staff and delivers more than 45 social support programs to disadvantaged Tasmanians. It is funded primarily through state and commonwealth government agencies with some funds through foundations...

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25 Jun 2010

 

This paper provides a brief overview of key aspects of Islamic family law as it relates to divorce. A companion piece in Family Relationships Quarterly 15 discussed the diverse application and...

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