In the first decade of the 21st century there has been rapid change in patterns of family formation. This seminar showcases new partnering and fertility patterns that have emerged over the past ten years. Authors of a new book, Family Formation in 21st Century Australia, present research on the diverse families seen in Australia today and will take part in a panel discussion.
Dr Genevieve Heard, Editor, Family Formation in 21st Century Australia
"Introduction and overview"
Dr Lyndon Walker, Swinburne University
Dr Deb Dempsey, Swinburne University
"Same-sex relationships and family formation"
Dr Kim Johnstone, The Australian National University