Aim: The aim of the study was to investigate what proportion of domestic violence (DV) victims who seek help from DV services choose not to report the violence to police and to investigate factors and reasons ass
The Report examines the key international human rights treaty on children’s rights, the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC), and its implementation in Australia.
In 2010 two projects were independently initiated in Western Melbourne, in response to concerns raised by community and local services that mainstream services encountered difficulties engaging young people from refugee back
Download: Misuse of alcohol & other drugs by young refugees.pdf
In July 2009, the Federal Government announced funding for a pilot program to provide assistance, including family dispute resolution (FDR), to such families.
Download: CFDR Evaluation Final Report December 2012.pdf
This report presents the key findings from the Survey of Recently Separated Families (SRSP) 2012.
Download: Survey of Recently Separated Parents_ AIFS.pdf
This report presents the findings of a mixed-methods research project examining the use and efficacy of Independent Chi
Download: Independent Children's Lawyers Final Report _ AGD.pdf
This research report investigates whether children in regional areas experience a "tyranny of distance" or a "tyranny of disadvantage".
Download: The Tyrannies of Distance & Disadvantage_FRSA.pdf
In 2009/10, almost two-thirds of Australian mothers of children aged under 15 years were employed.
Download: Aust Mother's Participation in Employment_AIFS.pdf