Jennifer Baxter


Families in Australia Survey: Life during COVID-19

The Life during COVID-19 survey ran from May 1 to June 9 2020 and had 7,306 participants from around Australia. It was the first survey in the Families in Australia Survey series. The findings in this report are drawn from the first analyses of the...

Family-related life events: insights from two Australian longitudinal studies

The report examines the prevalence of different life events among Australian adults, and the links between life events, personal and family characteristics, and personal wellbeing.

Child Care Package evaluation: early monitoring report

In addition to presenting early data about the transition for services and families, this report provides context for the reform package through a review of the history of child care in Australia and a detailed overview of child care provision and the nature and objectives...

Fathers and work: a statistical overview

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.

Experiences and effects of life events. Evidence from two Australian longitudinal studies

This article examines particular types of events that may occur at different stages of life and may have consequences for the wellbeing of those involved such as serious personal injury/ illness, serious injury/illness or death of a family member, relationship changes, and changes related to...