Penelope Rush

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20 Feb 2014

This paper summarises the emerging literature on the effect on children and family relationships of having a fly-in fly-out/drive-in drive-out FIFO/DIDO parent.

Abstract: A limited but growing amount of Australian research into fly-in fly-out (FIFO) work practices tentatively suggests that a FIFO lifestyle...

Discussion paper

12 Jun 2013

It is increasingly recognised that experiences of child maltreatment are rarely isolated incidents; different forms of abuse often co-occur, and trauma often develops over prolonged periods.

This paper provides practitioners, policy-makers and researchers with an overview of a number of influential recent approaches to...

Briefing paper

13 Feb 2013

On 1 January 2013, Australia introduced 2 weeks of government-funded Dad and Partner Pay for eligible working fathers or partners, including adopting parents and same-sex partner parents.

This paper uses existing literature to describe Australia's family leave policy history leading up to this initiative,...

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