Welcome to Relationships Australia (SA)

Our work at Relationships Australia (SA) is all about personal and social wellbeing. We help individuals, families and communities to grow, thrive and deal with life’s challenges.

We believe that in an equitable society everyone should have the opportunity to make positive choices around living, working and relating to others. Our work is based on recognising the rights of all people to live with dignity and safety, to feel they belong, and to have healthy, respectful relationships.

Here on our website you will find information about what we do, how you can be involved, and how you can benefit.

What We Do

  • Adult Health & Wellbeing

    Supporting individuals with their personal, social and emotional health and wellbeing.

  • Children & Young People

    Supporting children and young people to have safe, healthy and happy lives.

  • Communities

    Assisting communities to develop skills and confidence and to work together.

  • Couples & Families

    Supporting you, your partner, or your family to change, repair or strengthen your relationships.

  • Post Separation

    Helping separating parents to reduce conflict, reach parenting agreements, and to focus on their children.

  • Schools

    Building the capacity of schools to respond to children’s needs throughout their school years.

Latest News

  • Travel Fears

    A reader worries about travelling alone for the first time in many years. QUESTION: I made my home in Australia as a young woman and have led a happy life. But I have always had a yearning to go back to England for a holiday. I am now in my 70s and will have to […]

  • Walk of Awareness

    A ‘Walk of Awareness’ commemorating our stolen generations will be taking place in Port Adelaide Friday, February 13 at 11:30 am. The community will gather on the northern side of Birkenhead bridge, and will walk across the southern side to Hart’s Mill where story telling, a Kaurna Welcome to Country, and a free community BBQ will […]

  • Neighbourhood schools worth a try

    A reader wonders if the local school would be best for their child. QUESTION: There are so many hard parenting decisions to make. Lately I’ve been reading that book called Free Schools to try and decide about kindy and school. But I’m starting to think the local closest kindy and schools seem fine. Why make […]

  • Why vote?

    A reader wonders, what is so un-Australian about choosing not to vote? QUESTION: I’ve been voting since I was 18 years old. I couldn’t wait. I followed my family, voting Liberal, until I started working in a factory. I joined the Union and began voting Labor, because Labor was for the people. These days I […]

  • Counting the cost of a marriage break-up

    Getting a divorce doesn’t need to break the bank, a reader is told.  QUESTION: What are the costs of getting a divorce? I have been separated from my wife for more than a year but have no desire to marry again. I wonder if it’s best to stay as we are until there’s a good […]

  • Being Prepared

    A reader with children wonders what legal documents are needed to make sure all her affairs are in order in the event of an accident or unforeseen calamity.

  • Bullies are the ones with the problems

    A reader worries about how to help her son deal with school bullies

  • Long-Term Treatment

    A reader wonders about the appropriateness of GPs prescribing medication for long periods of time.