Community & Family Studies
ABS – Population clock
Australia’s populations statistics from the ABS website.
Study notes for CAFS
Australian Institute of Family Studies
The Australian Institute of Family Studies (AIFS) is the Australian Government’s key research body in the area of family wellbeing. Its role is to increase understanding of factors affecting how Australian families function.
Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
The Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) is a major national agency set up by the Australian Government under the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare Act to provide reliable, regular and relevant information and statistics on Australia’s health and welfare.
Australian Social Trends (AST)
Australian Social Trends (AST) is an Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) flagship publication presenting a picture of Australian society through a selection of articles. The articles aim to address current and on-going social concerns and focus on population groups of interest and changes over time.
Family conflict – how to cope
Conflict can happen when family members have different views or beliefs that clash. A peaceful resolution needs skills in open, two-way communication, negotiation, compromise and respect for the other person’s point of view.
Children of today are growing up in a variety of households and different family systems. A number of these different families will be examined.
Housing Choices Australia
Housing Choices Australia is a leading national, not-for-profit housing provider who creates safe, quality, affordable housing for people who are struggling to find a home.
Mission Australia – Community housing
As a national Community Housing provider, this is where Mission Australia Housing can help. Leveraging the strength and support of Mission Australia, Mission Australia Housing has been established as a viable and progressive entrant to social and affordable housing in Australia.
National Institute on Aging
The Institute seeks to understand the nature of aging and the aging process, and diseases and conditions associated with growing older, in order to extend the healthy, active years of life.
Pinterest CAFS – Great sites bookmarked.
Social Trends in Australia and Implications for Church Life
This Fact Sheet provides snapshot findings on six key Australian trends and provides some insights on the implications these trends have for church life.
Statistical information – Australia.gov.au
Australian government website with statistical information.
World Health Organisation (WHO)
WHO is the directing and coordinating authority for health within the United Nations system. It is responsible for providing leadership on global health matters, shaping the health research agenda, setting norms and standards.