Australian Institute of Family Studies

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Young adults returning to live with parents during COVID-19

This snapshot reports on experiences of young adults during the COVID-19 period and the difficulties they faced.

In Home Care evaluation report

The revised In Home Care (IHC) program was introduced on 2 July 2018, as part of the Child Care Package. This is the final evaluation report for the IHC program, drawing on data collected about IHC up to February 2020.

How the experiences and circumstances of culturally and linguistically diverse children and families influence child mental health

This paper explores how the experiences of children and families from culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) backgrounds can affect child mental health. It looks specifically at the experiences of parents and children who migrated to Australia for non-humanitarian reasons, such as work, education or family.

Child wellbeing during the COVID pandemic: parental concerns

This report explores the varied impacts of COVID-19 on children of all ages below 18 years, and also delves into the experiences of families and the factors that parents say contributed to their children’s wellbeing.
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What is the link between video gaming and gambling?

This snapshot examines the link between playing video games during adolescence and gambling as a young adult.