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Jennifer Baxter

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28 May 2019
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The birth of a child changes little for Australian fathers’ working lives, according to recent analysis of employment trends in the past few decades by the Australian Institute of Family Studies.

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5 Apr 2018
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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
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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.

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16 Nov 2016
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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'...

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27 Sep 2016
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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”...

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