Healthy Ageing


Australian Institute of Family Studies (AIFS)

The Australian Institute of Family Studies (AIFS) is an Australian Government statutory agency established in 1980 under the Family Law Act 1975. The AIFS produces high-quality, responsive and impartial research into the wellbeing of Australian families.

Their vision is to make a positive contribution to the wellbeing of Australian families by advancing understanding of the factors affecting Australian families and communicating findings to:

  • policy makers,
  • service providers, and
  • the broader community.

This report from the AIFS provides an overview of elder abuse in Australia including its characteristics, context, and prevention.

Website: Elder Abuse Understanding Issues, Frameworks and Responses