Seminar Highlights - The Australian Family


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Slides from event in Melbourne discussing the rapid change in patterns of family formation in the first decade of the 21st century.

The Australian Family – What does it look like in the 21st Century?

Monday March 23 2015 - 3:30 pm to 6:00 pm +1100 +1100

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.

Guest Speakers:
Dr Genevieve Heard, Editor, Family Formation in 21st Century Australia
"Introduction and overview"

Dr Lyndon Walker, Swinburne University
"Interethnic partnering"

Dr Deb Dempsey, Swinburne University
"Same-sex relationships and family formation"

Dr Kim Johnstone, The Australian National University
"Indigenous families"

Victorian Department of Environment, Land, Water & Planning
Room 1, Level 15
1 Spring St (Cnr Flinders St)
Melbourne VIC 3000
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