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

  • Relationships ‘good for health’

    Marriage and cohabitation is good for health, a leading relationships researcher has told an audience in Melbourne today, with benefits including less drinking, smoking and even fewer thoughts of suicide.

  • Counselling ‘can deliver a $5 billion boost to economy’

    Relationship counselling and education can deliver the Australian economy a 5 billion dollar productivity boost through increased family wellbeing, according to Social Services Minister Kevin Andrews.

  • Bitter Pill

    I am keen to take proper care of my body as old age sets in. However every time I read the paper or pick up a magazine, I am urged to take some pill or other to prevent some unwished-for ailment. My local pharmacy has shelf after shelf of bottles and potions. It’s very confusing. What is the common-sense approach to this dilemma?

  • Hubby’s provider role under threat

    A reader’s husband is struggling to cope with the loss of his job.

  • Royal Commission releases Interim Report

    The Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse released its interim report on 30 June 2014.

  • Diet Dilemma

    Many people are putting themselves on a gluten-free diet, even though they don’t have coeliac disease. Is it wise to change one’s diet without professional advice?

  • Could fumes cause throat problems?

    A reader wonders if neighbourhood gas emissions could be behind persistent mouth and throat issues.

  • Gambling: how do you stay within your limits?

    Addiction support organisation, Turning Point, is asking for people to have their say on what works to limit time and money spent gambling.