Family policy and research
The Australian Centre for the Study of Sexual Assault (ACSSA) site provides access to current information and resources to assist those working against sexual assault.
The Australian Clearinghouse for Youth Studies (ACYS) provides support to youth organisations, youth workers, youth researchers and young people themselves, as well as policy makers, researchers and practitioners in other sectors working with youth. The clearinghouse focuses on information about early adolescence to the early adult years (12 to 25 years).
The Australian Institute of Family Studies (AIFS) is the Government's principal source of specialist research expertise on families. The Institute conducts research and communicates findings to policy makers, service providers and the broader community about factors that affect family wellbeing.
Child Family Community Australia (CFCA)Connect provides the latest information in the child, family and community welfare sectors. Here you can engage in discussions.
Child Family Community Australia (CFCA) is an amalgamation of three previous Australian Institute of Family Studies (AIFS) clearinghouses: National Child Protection Clearinghouse, Australian Family Relationships Clearinghouse, and Communities and Families Clearinghouse Australia. CFCA is a primary source of quality, evidence-based information, resources and interactive support for professionals in the child, family and community welfare sectors.
Provides easier access to disability sector information and facilitates communication between the National Disability Organisations. Thirteen national disability organisations contribute to government policies on issues affecting people with disability.
The Australian Government Office for Women (OfW) is part of the Australian Government Department of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs. It provides high level advice to the Minister for the Status of Women, administers programmes, including programmes to combat domestic violence and sexual assault; advises on legislative issues relating to women; provides the principal focus on consultation between the women's sector and government; and represents government at national and international forums on women's issues.