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Funding Indigenous organisations: improving governance performance through innovations in public finance management in remote Australia
Issues paper / Closing the Gap Clearinghouse no. 11, 2014
Moran,M., Porter, D., & Curth-Bibb, J.
The Stronger Families in Australia (SFIA) Study : Phase 2
AIFS research report no. 29, 2014
Commissioned by the Australian Government Department of Social Services
Edwards, B., Mullan, K., Katz, I., & Higgins, D.
Property and financial matters upon the breakdown of de facto relationships
CFCA paper no. 24, 2014
Carson, R.
Children affected by domestic and family violence: a review of domestic and family violence prevention, early intervention and response services (PDF 1.0MB)
Research report, 2014
Commissioned by the New South Wales Department of Family and Community Services
Campo, M., Kaspiew, R., Moore, S., & Tayton, S.
Groups and communities at risk of domestic and family violence: a review and evaluation of domestic and family violence prevention and early intervention services focusing on at-risk groups and communities (PDF 1.3MB)
Research report, 2014
Commissioned by the New South Wales Department of Family and Community Services
Tayton, S., Kaspiew, R., Moore, S., & Campo, M.
Past adoption practices : implications for current interventions
InPsych: the bulletin of the Australian Psychological Society v. 36 no. 4, Aug 2014
Higgins, D.
Child deaths from abuse and neglect
Fact sheet, 2014
Child Family Community Australia
Mandatory reporting of child abuse and neglect
Fact sheet, 2014
Mathews, B., & Scott, D.
Pre-employment screening: Working With Children Checks and police checks
Fact sheet, 2014
Child Family Community Australia
Australian legal definitions: when is a child in need of protection?
Fact sheet, 2014
Child Family Community Australia
Children's commissioners and guardians
Fact sheet, 2014
Child Family Community Australia
Australian child protection legislation
Fact sheet, 2014
Child Family Community Australia
Reporting abuse and neglect: state and territory departments responsible for protecting children
Fact sheet, 2014
Child Family Community Australia
A safe and supportive family environment for children: key components and links to child outcomes
Occasional paper / Dept. of Social Services no. 52, 2014
Mullan, K., & Higgins, D.
Engaging Indigenous parents in their children's education
Resource sheet / Closing the Gap Clearinghouse no. 32, 2014
Higgins, D., & Morley, S.
Law and justice: prevention and early intervention programs for Indigenous youth
Resource sheet / Closing the Gap Clearinghouse no. 34, 2014
Higgins, D., & Davis, K.
Positive learning environments for Indigenous children and young people
Resource sheet / Closing the Gap Clearinghouse no. 33, 2014
Ockenden, L.
Data about and for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians
Issues paper / Closing the Gap Clearinghouse no. 10, 2014
Biddle, N.
Getting the word out : the role of Independent Children's Lawyers in the family law system
Australian Journal of Family Law v. 28 no. 1, May 2014
Kaspiew, R., Carson, R., Moore, S., De Maio, J., Deblaquiere, J., & Horsfall, B.
International approaches to child protection: what can Australia learn?
CFCA paper no. 23, 2014
Price-Robertson, R., Bromfield, L., & Lamont, A.
Children who bully at school
Fact sheet, 2014
Lodge, J.
Working with families whose child is bullying: an evidence-based guide for practitioners
Practitioner resource, 2014
Lodge, J.
Helping your child stop bullying: a guide for parents
Self help resource, 2014
Lodge, J.
Does your child bully others?: ten positive actions for parents
Self help resource, 2014
Lodge, J.
Helplines and telephone counselling services for children, young people and parents
Fact sheet, 2014
Child Family Community Australia
Reflecting on primary prevention of violence against women: the public health approach
ACSSA issues no., 19, 2014
Walden, I., & Wall, L.
Access to early childhood education in Australia : insights from a qualitative study
AIFS research report no. 28, 2014
Commissioned by the Australian Government Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations (now the Department of Education)
Hand, K., Baxter, J., Sweid, R., Bluett-Boyd, N., & Price-Robertson, R.
Under the influence?: considering the role of alcohol and sexual assault in social contexts
ACSSA issues no. 18, 2014
Wall, L., & Quadara, A.
The Longitudinal Study of Australian Children annual statistical report 2013
LSAC annual statistical report, 2013, 2014
Australian Institute of Family Studies

The Longitudinal Study of Australian Children annual statistical report 2013, 2014

Children's views of parents' jobsBaxter, J., & Strazdins, L.
Care for children in school holidaysBaxter, J.
Time use and children's social and emotional wellbeing and temperamentMullan, K.
Children's academic engagement and enjoyment in primary schoolTaylor, M.
Eating behaviour : socio-economic determinants and parental influenceDaraganova, G., & Thornton, L.
Body image of primary school childrenDaraganova, G.
Safe environments, parental concerns and children's unsupervised time, time outdoors, and physical activityMullan, K., & Edwards, B.
Fathers' involvement in the lives of their children : separated parents' preferencesQu, L., & Weston, R.
Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee Inquiry into the Australian Citizenship Amendment (Intercountry Adoption) Bill 2014
Submission, 2014
Higgins, D.
Socio-economic status of women across the life course in NSW
Research report, 2014
Commissioned by Women NSW, New South Wales Government Department of Family and Community Services
Baxter, J., & Taylor, M.
Post-separation parenting, property and relationship dynamics after five years
Research report, 2014
Commissioned by the Australian Government Attorney-General's Department
Qu, L., Weston, R., Moloney, L., Kaspiew, R., & Dunstan, J.
Forced adoption support services scoping study
Research report, 2014
Commissioned by the Australian Government Department of Social Services
Higgins, D., Kenny, P., Sweid, R., & Ockenden, L.
House of Representatives Standing Committee on Social Policy and Legal Affairs inquiry into child support
Submission, 2014
Moloney, L., Weston, R., Qu, L., & Carson, R.
Lasting couple relationships: recent research findings
CFCA paper no. 22, 2014
Parker, R., & Commerford, J.
Gender equality and violence against women: what's the connection?
ACSSA research summary, 2014
Wall, L.
Indigenous youth justice programs evaluation (PDF 1.2MB)
Research report, 2014
Commissioned by the Australian Government Attorney-General's Department
Stewart, J., Hedwards, B., Richards, K., Willis, M., & Higgins, D.
The impact of drought on mental health in rural and regional Australia
Social Indicators Research , May 2014
Edwards, B., Gray, M., & Hunter, B.

Families, policy and the law : selected essays on contemporary issues for Australia, 2014

Grandparents as primary carers of their grandchildren : policy and practice insights from researchBrennan, D., & Cass, B.
Gay and lesbian parenting : the legislative responseSifris, A.
Perfecting adoption? Reflections on the rise of offshore commercial surrogacy and family formation in AustraliaCuthbert, D., & Fronek, P.
The forced adoption apology : righting wrongsMushin, N.
Children in the out-of-home care systemCashmore, J.
Mandatory reporting lawsMathews, B., & Walsh, K.
Contemporary issues in child protection intake, referral and family supportBromfield, L., Arney, F., & Higgins, D.
The ties that bind : separation, divorce and the indissolubility of parenthoodParkinson, P.
Children, families and the law : a view of the past with an eye to the futureRhoades, H.
Confidentiality and 'family counselling' under the Family Law Act 1975Chisholm, R.
Family violence and financial outcomes after parental separationFehlberg, B., & Millward, C.
Trends in family transitions, forms and functioning : essential issues for policy development and legislationWeston, R., & Qu, L.
Ancestry, identity and meaning : the importance of biological ties in contemporary societyPrice-Robertson, R.
Past adoption practices : key messages for service delivery responses and current policiesKenny, P., & Higgins, D.
Social science and family law : from fallacies and fads to the facts of the matterHayes, A.
Prosecuting child sexual abuse : the role of social science evidenceQuadara, A.
Post-separation parenting arrangements involving minimal time with one parentKaspiew, R., De Maio, J., Qu, L., & Deblaquiere, J.
Families with complex needs : meeting the challenges of separationKaspiew, R., De Maio, J., Deblaquiere, J., & Horsfall, B.
Current open adoptions : mothers' perspectivesCastle, P.
Use of surrogacy by Australians : implications for policy and law reformEveringham, S.
Secrecy, family relationships and the welfare of children born with the assistance of donor sperm : developments in research, law and practiceWise, S., & Kovacs, G.
Step-parentingCartwright, C.
Justice and the protection of childrenFaulks, J.
Has confidentiality in family dispute resolution reached its use-by date?Altobelli, T., & Bryant, D.
Family law : challenges for responding to family violence in a federal systemCroucher, R.
Lionel Murphy and the dignified divorce : of dreams and dataMoloney, L.
The scientists are coming : what are the courts to do with social science research?Kearney, M.
Weaving a common narrative : an introduction to essays on families, policy and the law in AustraliaHayes, A., & Higgins, D.
Complex family issues : collective awareness, common narratives and coordinated approaches to promoting resilienceHayes, A., & Higgins, D.
Families, policy and the law : selected essays on contemporary issues for Australia
Book, 2014
Hayes, A., & Higgins, D.
Bystander approaches : responding to and preventing men's sexual violence against women
ACSSA issues no. 17, 2014
Powell, A.
Parenting teens and tweens: resources for policy and practice
Fact sheet, 2014
Child Family Community Australia
Sexual revictimisation: individual, interpersonal and contextual factors
ACSSA research summary, 2014
Stathopoulos, M.
The good practice guide to Child Aware Approaches: keeping children safe and well
CFCA paper no. 21, 2014
Hunter, C., & Price-Robertson, R.
Letter submission relating to the examination of how children and young people under 18 years can be better protected from intentional self-harm and suicidal behaviour
Submission, 2014
Australian Institute of Family Studies
Working with Indigenous men in behaviour change programs
ACSSA working with series, 2014
Stathopoulos, M.
Success factors for Indigenous entrepreneurs and community-based enterprises
Resource sheet / Closing the Gap Clearinghouse no. 30, 2014
Morley, S.
Work and family approaches in Australia
Family futures, 190
Hayes, A., & Baxter, J.
Effectiveness of traineeships and apprenticeships for the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander population (PDF 946KB)
Resource sheet / Closing the Gap Clearinghouse no. 31, 2014
Biddle, N., Brennan, C., & Yap, M.
Corporal punishment: key issues
Fact sheet, 2014
Child Family Community Australia
Understanding child neglect
CFCA paper no., 20, 2014
Scott, D.
Victim/survivor-focused justice responses and reforms to criminal court practice : implementation, current practice and future directions
AIFS research report no. 27, 2014
Commissioned by the Australian Government Department of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs
Bluett-Boyd, N., & Fileborn, B.
Parenting measures in the Longitudinal Study of Australian Children: construct validity and measurement quality, Waves 1 to 4 (PDF 980KB)
LSAC technical paper no. 12, 2014
Zubrick, S., Lucas, N., Westrupp, E., & Nicholson, J.
The exception that proves the rule: female sex offending and the gendered nature of sexual violence
ACSSA research summary, 2014
Stathopoulos, M.
Online safety
Fact sheet, 2014
Child Family Community Australia

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