Attended by Barbara Beard (Social Research & Information Officer, WESTIR Ltd) 

The Australian Institute of Family Studies conference is held in Melbourne bi-annually. This year’s theme was Research to Results – Using evidence to improve outcomes for families.

Day 1
Keynote address – Two generation programs: Can 1 + 1 be more than 2? – Professor Greg Duncan

Day 2
Keynote address – Believing in magic: what can early interventions really achieve, and how will we know – Professor John Lynch

Day 3
Keynote Address – Research to recommendations: Royal Commission’s approach to making research relevant in protecting children from child sexual abuse – Justice Jennifer Coates