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Relationships Australia

Relationships Australia is a federation of community-based, not-for-profit organisations with no religious affiliations, which has served people living in Australia for over 70 years. Their services are for all members of the community, regardless of religious belief, age, gender, sexual orientation, lifestyle choice, cultural background or economic circumstances.

Vision and mission

Relationships Australia has, for over 70 years, provided a range of services to Australian families, including individual, couple and family group counselling, dispute resolution, services to older people, children’s services, services for victim survivors and perpetrators of family violence, and relationship and professional education. They respect the rights of all people, in all their diversity, to live life fully and meaningfully within their families and communities with dignity and safety, and to enjoy healthy relationships.

How Relationships Australia can help

Relationships Australia services include individual, family and couples counselling, children’s services, services for victims and perpetrators of family violence, services to people experiencing harms related to gambling and use of alcohol and other drugs, dispute resolution, and relationship and professional education. They aim to support all people to live with positive and respectful relationships and receive the benefits of nurturing relationships and inclusive, welcoming and flourishing communities.

Information lines / help lines

  • Call 1300 364 277 (Mon-Fri during business hours)

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Last reviewed: January 2023

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Marriage Tips

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Blended Families

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Tips for new parents

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Starting a new relationship

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Separating from a partner

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Domestic and family violence – controlling and violent relationships | Relationships Australia

Some relationships involve behaviour that is damaging to the other partner and, in some cases, may be criminal. Healthy relationships are based on equality and respect between partners. When one partner tries to control the other partner, it can be harmful to both parties. A control or power imba

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Safety Plan | Relationships Australia

If you have experienced violence in the home, you and your children may have to leave in a hurry. There are a number of things you can do to be prepared in case you decide that you must leave. Actions In considering your Domestic Violence Safety Plan you can: have a bag ready with things you

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Thinking of forming a step-family? | Relationships Australia

There are many things to consider when becoming part of a blended family or step-family.  The considerations include: Children – children rarely choose to be part of a blended family and often hold resentment towards their biological parent and the step-parent. The adults need to consider how t

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Positive and respectful relationships | Relationships Australia

Good relationships are good for you and good for your children. It’s never too late to start working on improving your relationships. People in supportive, loving relationships are more likely to feel healthy, happy and satisfied with their lives. They are less likely to have mental or physical h

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