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Organisation

Australian Institute of Family Studies

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Acronym:
AIFS
Report

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.
Report

Compliance with and enforcement of family law parenting orders: final report

This mixed-method project was designed to examine the drivers of non-compliance with parenting orders and the operation of the parenting order enforcement regime in Australia. This report sets out findings from contravention matter court file analysis, an online survey of separated parents with parenting orders...
Evaluation

Evaluation of the Inclusion Support Program

The Inclusion Support Program (ISP) was introduced in July 2016 as an element of the Child Care Package. Overall, this evaluation found that the program was supportive of inclusion of children with additional needs and is supported by stakeholders, although there are a number of...
Research Summary

Elder abuse in Australia: neglect

The AIFS 2021 Survey of Older People indicated that 3% of community-dwelling people aged 65 and older in Australia reported experiencing neglect in the 12 months prior to the survey. This means that they had a need for support and there was someone who was...
Research Summary

Elder abuse in Australia: culturally and linguistically diverse Australians

The AIFS 2021 Survey of Older People indicated that 15% of community-dwelling people aged 65 and older from CALD backgrounds reported an experience of at least one of the five core subtypes of elder abuse and CALD‑specific subtype in the 12 months prior to the...