Table of contents

  • Preliminary material
    • Title & verso title
    • Contents
    • Acknowledgments
    • Abbreviations
    • Summary
      • Identifying and defining a Headline Indicator
      • Next steps
  • Body content
    1. Introduction
      • 1.1 Process of identifying a Headline Indicator
        • Literature review
        • Review of relevant indicator frameworks and reports
        • Consultation with experts
        • Bringing it all together
    2. Definition and conceptualisation
      • 2.1 Family social network defined
      • 2.2 Relevant concepts
      • 2.3 An ecological approach
        • An ecological perspective on families’ social relationships and children’s wellbeing
      • 2.4 Summary
    3. Family social network and children’s wellbeing
      • 3.1 Research evidence
      • 3.2 Summary
    4. Policy context
      • 4.1 Social Inclusion Agenda
      • 4.2 Early Childhood Reform Agenda
      • 4.3 Family Support Program
    5. Identifying and defining a Headline Indicator
      • 5.1 Agreed conceptual basis
      • 5.2 Selecting a single Headline Indicator
      • 5.3 Summary
    6. 6 Data sources and data issues
      • 6.1 Data sources
      • 6.2 Comparison of available data and data issues
        • Question wording
        • Sample size
        • Counting units
      • 6.3 Key issues for data collection methodology
        • Broad conceptual issues
        • Counting unit
        • Data collection issues
      • 6.4 Summary
  • End matter
    • Appendix 1: Headline Indicators for children’s health, development and wellbeing
    • Appendix 2: Headline Indicator Data Development Expert Working Group
    • Appendix 3: Family social network workshop participants
    • Appendix 4: Indicator frameworks and reports reviewed
    • Appendix 5: Importance of relationships within the family
      • Parental capacity, parenting styles and practices
      • Family functioning and cohesion
    • Appendix 6: Association between ‘ability to get support’ and other social capital measures
      • Supplementary information for Table A6.1
    • Appendix 7: Data sources
      • ABS General Social Survey
        • Scope
        • Sample size
        • Collection methodology
        • Counting units
        • Survey question
        • Further information
      • ABS National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Survey
        • Scope
        • Sample size
        • Collection methodology
        • Counting units
        • Survey question
        • Further information
      • Household, Income and Labour Dynamics in Australia (HILDA) Survey
        • Scope
        • Sample size
        • Collection methodology
        • Counting units
        • Survey question
        • Further information
      • Growing up in Australia: the Longitudinal Study of Australian Children
        • Scope
        • Sample size
        • Collection methodology
        • Counting units
        • Survey questions
        • Further information
      • ABS Family Characteristics and Transitions Survey
        • Scope
        • Sample size
        • Collection methodology
        • Counting units
        • Survey question
        • Further information
    • References