Annual reports

  • 2012–13 Annual Report
    The 2012–13 Annual Report provides information on Wave 5 data collection which was completed in early 2013. Information regarding the Life at 7 documentary series and the development of the LSAC Child Health CheckPoint study are available in this report.
  • 2011-12 Annual report
    The 2011-12 Annual Report provides an overview of the study and recent key findings, with the children now aged 8-9 years and 12-13 years. The report also lists key personnel, publications, and presentations.
  • 2010-11 Annual report
    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.
  • 2009-10 Annual report
    The 2009-10 Annual Report provides an overview of the mid-wave 3.5's preliminary findings when study children were aged 5-6 and 9-10 years old. The findings cover topics of schooling, health including puberty and use of technology.
  • 2008-09 Annual report
    The 2008-09 Annual Report for Growing Up In Australia: The Longitudinal Study of Australian Children (LSAC) provides an overview of Wave 3 data and preliminary findings when study children were aged four to five years old and eight to nine years old. The report also includes articles about breastfeeding and infants' time use, child and infant outcomes, and stress and psychological distress in mothers of infants.
  • 2007-08 Annual report [PDF, 1.9 MB]
    The report provides an overview of the 2007 Wave 2.5 data collection when children were aged 3-4 years and 7-8 years. The report also includes feature articles on children's media and technology use, child care usage patterns over time, mothers' attitudes towards their labour force participation, the financial and contact arrangements of separated parents across time, parents' involvement in their children's education, the impact of child care on children's wellbeing, and the amount of time fathers who work long hours are able to spend with their children.
    ISSN 1836-4314
  • 2006-07 Annual report [PDF, 1.4 MB]
    This third annual report on the Longitudinal Study of Australian Children focuses on the Wave 2 data collection and early trends emerging from this second wave, as well as recent research findings and dissemination activities completed in the past year.
    ISBN 978 1 921414 00 8.
  • 2005-06 Annual report [PDF, 813 KB]
    This second annual report on the Longitudinal Study of Australian Children contains highlights from Wave 1.5 data and extracts from a number of papers based on Wave 1 data.
    ISBN 0 642 39544 6
  • 2004 Annual report [PDF, 754 KB]
    This is the first annual report on the Longitudinal Study of Australian Children. It explains the basis for the study and highlights some of the interesting findings.
    ISBN 0 642 39524 1

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