The Longitudinal Study of Australian Children: 2010-11 Annual Report


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Author:  Australian Government Department of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs

Aim of publication

This Annual Report provides an overview of findings from The Longitudinal Study of Australian Children (LSAC), which began in in 2004.  This study involves approximately 10,000 families around Australia and the report focuses on the study children when they were aged six to seven years old and ten to eleven years old.

Who is it for?

This report is for policy makers, organisations and service providers and for anyone concerned about children and their wellbeing.

What does it cover?

This report provides an overview of Wave 4 data and preliminary findings from the older cohort of study children aged ten to eleven years old.  Topics covered include children’s health, schooling, sleep, worries and concerns, parental monitoring and neighbourhoods.  Data from Wave 4 was released in August 2011.

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