Australian Institute of Family Studies

The Australian Institute of Family Studies (the Institute) is an Australian Government statutory agency within the portfolio of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs. From November 2007 to December 2011 the Institute was in the portfolio of Prime Minister and Cabinet.

It was established in February 1980 under the Australian Family Law Act 1975.

The Director of the Institute is a statutory appointment. Anne Hollonds commenced as Director of the Australian Institute of Family Studies in September 2015.

The Australian Institute of Family Studies is committed to creating and communicating knowledge to accelerate positive outcomes for families and society.

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Why single women are more likely to retire poor

Despite more women joining the workforce, women are retiring with significantly less super than men, and single women do even worse.

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