Annual Report 2004

Publications and presentations

Publications

Sanson, A., Johnstone, R., the LSAC Research Consortium and the FaCS/LSAC Project Team (2004), "Growing Up in Australia takes its first steps", Family Matters, no. 67, Autumn, pp. 46-53.

Johnstone, R., Project Operations Team and the LSAC Research Consortium (2004), Data Management Issues, Discussion Paper No. 3, Australian Institute of Family Studies, for the Department of Family and Community Services, Canberra.

Soloff, C., Millward, C., Sanson, A. and the LSAC Consortium Advisory Group and Sampling Design Team (2003), Proposed study design and Wave 1 data collection, Discussion Paper No. 2, Australian Institute of Family Studies, for the Department of Family and Community Services, Canberra.

Sanson, A. (2003), "Growing Up in Australia: The first 12 months of a landmark study", Family Matters, no. 64, Autumn, pp. 40-47.

Sanson, A., Nicholson, J., Ungerer, J., Zubrick, S., Wilson, K. and the LSAC Consortium Advisory Group (2002), Introducing the Longitudinal Study of Australian Children, LSAC Discussion Paper No. 1, Australian Institute of Family Studies, Melbourne.

Presentations

"Overview of measurement in Growing Up in Australia", Presentation at Families Matter, 9th Australian Institute of Family Studies Conference, Melbourne, 9-11 February 2005 (Steve Zubrick, Melissa Wake, Judy Ungerer, Linda Harrison, Donna Berthelsen and Jan Nicholson).

"Parental leave and return to work: The design and implementation of a national survey", Presentation at Families Matter, 9th Australian Institute of Family Studies Conference, Melbourne, 9-11 February 2005 (Gillian Whitehouse and Carol Soloff).

"Summarising children's wellbeing: The LSAC outcome index", Presentation at Families Matter, 9th Australian Institute of Family Studies Conference, Melbourne, 9-11 February 2005 (Ann Sanson and Sebastian Misson).

"Growing Up in Australia, The Longitudinal Study of Australian Children - Early data", Presentation at Families Matter, 9th Australian Institute of Family Studies Conference, Melbourne, 9-11 February 2005 (Jane Dickenson and Robert Johnstone).

"Long-term research program for LSAC", Presentation at Families Matter, 9th Australian Institute of Family Studies Conference, Melbourne, 9-11 February 2005 (Paula Chevalier, Karen Wilson, Ann Sanson and Alison Morehead).

"Growing Up in Australia: A unique data resource for researchers", Presentation at the Australian Psychological Society Annual Conference, Sydney, September 2004 and at the Australian Population Association Biennial Conference, Canberra, September 2004 (Robert Johnstone).

"Sampling and information needs determining the approach for Growing Up in Australia", Paper presented at the Australian Market and Social Research Association 2004 Adaptation conference, Melbourne, September 2004 (Jenny Rush and Carol Soloff).

"The power of the interviewer", Paper presented at the Australian Market and Social Research Association 2004 Adaptation conference, Melbourne, September 2004 (Kylie Brosnan).

"Growing Up in Australia: A Longitudinal Study of Australian Children - Data Management Strategic Directions", Presentation to the Department of Family and Community Services, Department of Science and Technology, Australian Institute of Health and Welfare and the Australian Bureau of Statistics, Canberra, 10 June 2004 (Robert Johnstone).

"Growing Up in Australia: A Longitudinal Study of Australian Children - an overview", Presentation to the Research and Evaluation Division, NSW Department of Community Services, Sydney, March 2004 (Carol Soloff).

"Growing Up in Australia: A Longitudinal Study of Australian Children - an overview", Presentation to the Australian Research Alliance on Children and Youth (ARACY) Meeting, Canberra, 29 January 2004 (Ann Sanson).

"Growing Up in Australia - The Longitudinal Study of Australian Children", Poster presented at the World Association for Infant Mental Health World Congress, Melbourne, 14-17 January 2004 (Ann Sanson, Graham Vimpani and the LSAC Consortium Advisory Group).

"Growing Up in Australia: The Longitudinal Study of Australian Children - Background and current status", Paper presented at the Australasian Human Development Association (AHDA) Conference, Auckland, New Zealand, 7-9 July 2003 (Ann Sanson, Jan Nicholson, Project Operations Team and Consortium Advisory Group and presented by Judy Ungerer).

"The Longitudinal Study of Australian Children: What are we asking, who are we asking and how?", Paper presented at Australasian Human Development Association (AHDA) Conference, Auckland, New Zealand, 7-9 July 2003 (Christine Millward).

"Sample design for Growing Up in Australia: The Longitudinal Study of Australian Children: Key features, challenges and solutions", Paper presented at the Australasian Human Development Association (AHDA) Conference, Auckland, New Zealand, 7-9 July 2003 (Carol Soloff).

"The Longitudinal Study of Australian Children", Presentation to the Regional Centre for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Oslo, Norway, 20 June 2003 (Ann Sanson).

"Child care in perspective in Australia: The new Longitudinal Study of Australian Children", Paper presented at the biennial meeting and conference of the Society for Research in Child Development in Tampa, Florida, 24-27 April 2003 (Ann Sanson, Judy Ungerer, Sarah Wise and the LSAC Consortium).

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