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

  • PEACE now recruiting volunteers

    PEACE Multicultural Services is currently recruiting volunteers to join our volunteer program.

  • Memorial for Past Adoption Practices in South Australia

    On the 18th July 2012 the South Australian Premier Jay Weatherill made a formal apology on behalf of the SA Government to those affected by past adoption policies and practices. The state government of SA has now provided some funding for a memorial to be build in recognition of those who were separated by past adoption policies and practices.

  • Don’t Let Sleeping Dogs Lie on Backs

    A reader asks: “My question is about my dog Hermes and sleep apnoea for dogs. Yes, don’t laugh, it is a serious question. Snoring irregularity is a sign of sleep apnoea, isn’t it? And that leads on to heart problems and early death. Can we get one of those CPAP machines for him?”

  • Pressure Test

    Low blood pressure is never mentioned in health advice columns. What symptoms does this produce and how dangerous can it be?

  • Rudderless son has no ambition

    A reader worries her adult son is an observer, not a participant in life.

  • Rapid HIV Testing: If you want it, let us know!

    Rapid HIV testing is now being considered for use in SA; however, before such testing becomes available, the government and Gay Men’s Health SA (a service of Relationships Australia South Australia) want to gauge the opinion of gay men and men who have sex with men (MSM) on this important topic.

  • Train the Trainer in Therapeutic Parenting

    The Australian Institute of Social Relations and Relationships Australia (SA) are providing a training workshop for people working with parents and carers of children affected by neglect, abuse and trauma.

  • Ongoing pain

    A reader responds to a Family Forum column from August: Trauma felt across generations.