Media Releases

Feb 3, 2013 | Blog

Media Release – Celebrating Connected Communities throughout Australia – 4 May 2021
Media Release – Families Un-Locked International Survey – 23 November 2020
Today Relationships Australia is joining the international research study Families Un-locked: Relationships Emerging from COVID-19 into the ‘New Normal’ led by the University of Worcester UK in collaboration with School of Human Services and Social Work, Griffith University and Relate UK.
Media Release – 2020-21 Federal Budget – 8 October 2020
Relationships Australia welcomes the government’s commitment in the 2020-21 Federal Budget to secure ongoing funding for the vital work of the social and community services sector.
Media Release – Neighbour Day 2020 Evaluation – 1 October 2020
Media Release, 10 September 2020 – Mental Health and Relationships
Media Release Older Australians 13 Aug.pdf
Media Release, 13 August 2020 – Ageism, Elder Abuse and the care of older Australians
Relationships Australia – working with families to negotiate the complex issues related to ageing and to reduce incidence of the abuse of older people across Australia.
Media Release, 19 June 2020 – Relationships and easing COVID-19 restrictions
New research launched today by Relationships Australia reveals that people across the country are divided in opinion about the effects of easing COVID-19 restrictions, on their close relationships and mental health.
Incorrect Media Reporting on our Media Release dated 7 June 2020
Relationships Australia issued a media release on 7 June 2020 announcing the results of its recent survey on the effects of COVID-19 on relationships. We note that some media outlets are attributing statistics to Relationships Australia which are unrelated to that survey, and which do not originate from our organisation.
World Elder Abuse Awareness Day 2020
Monday 15 June is World Elder Abuse Awareness Day, providing an opportunity for communities globally to advocate for those affected by abuse of older people, raise awareness of the signs that someone is suffering from an abusive relationship and promote avenues for securing help.
Media Release, 7 June 2020 – COVID-19 restrictions and the effects on people’s relationships
New research launched today by Relationships Australia reveals that the close relationships in our lives have been significantly affected by restrictions associated with COVID-19.Based on data collected through Relationships Australia’s monthly survey, the research demonstrates that people have experienced considerable changes in their relationships, with the people they live with, as well as with many others in their lives.
Have the COVID-19 workplace changes affected people’s mental health?
New research launched today in response to COVID-19 reveals that recent workplace changes have had a major impact on Australia’s mental health.
Supporting healthy relationships during COVID-19
As a trusted, leading provider of relationships services for over 70 years, Relationships Australia continues to support all people in Australia to live with positive and respectful relationships.
Harmony Day – Let’s Celebrate Australia’s Diversity
On March 21, Australians celebrate Harmony Day and the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination. “These celebrations are an opportunity to acknowledge and celebrate the richness of Australia’s diversity,” said the National Executive Officer of Relationships Australia, Mr Nick Tebbey.
Relationships Australia to deliver Elder Abuse Services trials
Relationships Australia has been successful in tendering for grants to conduct four Elder Abuse case management and mediation service trials across Australia.
New National Executive Officer for Relationships Australia
Relationships Australia has appointed a new National Executive Officer, Mr NickTebbey.Chair of the Relationships Australia Board, Dr Ian Law, said the organisation wasdelighted to welcome Mr Tebbey to the role
Media release: Hearing the voices of children in the Family Court
Children should have the right to express their own views and opinions in familydisputes, according to a new online survey conducted by Relationships Australia.The survey, conducted through Relationships Australia’s websites in September,found that 92 per cent of women and 88 per cent of men believed children shouldbe able to have their views and opinions heard in family disputes.
Media Release RA loneliness research Sept 2018
New research launched today reveals the breadth and depth of Australia’s loneliness epidemic.