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Relationships Australia

Relationships Australia works with children, adults, families and communities throughout the country.

Relationships Australia counselling, family dispute resolution and mediation services, family violence prevention and mental health services are funded by the Commonwealth Government with other family and community support services funded by state and territory governments and other organisations.

Relationships Australia are an Australian, community-based, not-for-profit organisation with no religious affiliations. Their services are for all members of the community, regardless of religious belief, age, gender, sexual orientation, lifestyle choice, cultural background or economic circumstances.

They are a federation of service providers in each Australian state and territory, and have a national office based in Canberra.

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This information was originally published on healthdirect - Relationships Australia.

Last reviewed: October 2018

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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.

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Normal differences and warning signs of a relationship breakdown — Relationships Australia

Why do relationships get into difficulties?

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What do parents worry about? — Relationships Australia

Parents worry about many things, including:

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Children and separation — Relationships Australia

Making a decision to separate if you have children is complex.

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Thinking of forming a step-family? — Relationships Australia

Thinking of forming a step-family? There are many things to consider when becoming part of a blended family or step-family

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When is a good time to seek professional relationship help? — Relationships Australia

The sooner that you act on issues, the easier they may be to resolve.

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Are children affecting your couple relationship? — Relationships Australia

Many couples experience conflict related to child rearing.

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How violence and abusive behaviour affects children — Relationships Australia

The forgotten victims of family violence are often the children. The impact is long term and difficult to erase.

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Separation or divorce is a complex process – what should I do? — Relationships Australia

When a couple decides they want to separate, many decisions need to be made.

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Bringing up children is the most important job you’ll ever have — Relationships Australia

Bringing up children is the most complex job you'll ever have, though it's easier when there is some agreement on how to do it.

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