Urban policies are based on assumptions of a "normal household" and what buildings for it should look like. So this research project explored how people feel about children in high-density housing.
Good sex ed doesn't lead to early sex, teenage pregnancy and STIs. It protects against them.
We have an ever-increasing number of children and families facing complex challenges and we know next to nothing about who they are and how they are doing.
Adding to the trauma of a relationship breaking down, families can find themselves caught in a tangle of state and commonwealth laws.
Whether gendered toys are creating stereotypes or just playing to boys' and girls' innate differences is a vexed question.
"Love drugs" have their risks, but are also potentially liberating, so people must be free to make their own choices about what works best for them.
Men have increased their housework contributions – a nod towards greater gender equality. Yet women still spend twice as much time on housework as men.
We know a lot about why people choose different brands of dishwashing detergent. But when it comes to the processes behind choosing a romantic partner, science knows surprisingly little.
Is being a pushy parent good? It is helpful to protect your child in ways that mean they don't fail? Here's what the research says.
Women who publicly state their desire never to be mothers in the traditional sense challenge the idea that woman and mother are synonymous.
It's tempting to look back nostagically when thinking about the idea of the "family", but the evidence shows that it's strong, functional and flourishing.
What does a modern Australian family look like and how does it compare with 10, 20 or even 30 years ago?