Living Real, Dreaming Big | supporting resilient families

About Resilient Families | links to resources and support for Australian families

Australian Parenting | parenting videos, articles and apps for Australian parents and families

Australian Resilience Corps | volunteering to assist communities recover from disasters and extreme events

Barnardos Youth Support | building resilience in young people

Beyond Blue:

Emergency Relief services to support individuals and families in times of crisis

Families and Work | family friendly workplaces

Family Friendly workplaces | UNICEF guidelines to creating family-friendly workplaces

Financial help – National Debt Helpline | information to get finances back on track or call 1800 007 007

Financial Wellbeing | information to support eligible individuals and families

First Nations Resilience Project | stories and sources of resilience from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and communities

Life Education resources for educators, families, parents and carers

Neighbours Every Day | resilient communities

Reachout | mental health and wellbeing support for youth

Reachout | classroom resources on resilience

Relationships Australia | relationship services for individual and families

Sport | developing life skills through sport

Resilience | further reading:

Indigenous Financial Resilience, Centre for Social Impact

Financial Resilience in Australia, Centre for Social Impact

Australia’s families | latest research and resources

For the latest research and resources from the Australian Institute of Family Studies (AIFS):

Growing Up in Australia: The Longitudinal Study of Australian Children

Evaluation of the Inclusion Support Program

In Home Care Evaluation Report 

How the experiences and circumstances of culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD children and families) influence child mental health

Mental health literacy and interventions for school-aged children

Ten to Men

Families Then & Now: households and families 

More research findings and practice resources can be accessed from the Australian Institute of Family Studies website.

For further information about Australia’s families see:

Australian Bureau of Statistics – Household and families: Census

Australian Bureau of Statistics – People and Communities 2021

Child Family Community Australia (CFCA)

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW)

Family Action Centre, University of Newcastle