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Neighbour Day

Celebrate Connection and Community this Neighbour Day

Today, Relationships Australia releases a new supplementary report and independent evaluation by the Australian National University (ANU), which demonstrates the power of its key engagement campaign, Neighbour Day, and the vital importance of community connection and healthy relationships during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Neighbour Day

Connected People Connect Communities

Today we’re celebrating stories of connection from across Australia as the winners of the annual Tell Us Your Story are highlighted.

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COVID-19

Relationships Australia joins international research about the long-term impacts of COVID-19 pandemic on families and relationships

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.

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Government Engagement

Relationships Australia welcomes government commitment to social and community services sector

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.

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Neighbour Day

Neighbour Day 2020 independent evaluation shows importance of annual campaign

Relationships Australia’s campaign, Neighbour Day 2020, has been independently evaluated by the Australian National University, and has been shown to have had a direct effect on improving social capital and inclusion in neighbourhoods during the height of the COVID-19 nationwide lockdown.

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Neighbour Day

Neighbour Day 2020 independent evaluation shows importance of annual campaign

Relationships Australia’s campaign, Neighbour Day 2020, has been independently evaluated by the Australian National University, and has been shown to have had a direct effect on improving social capital and inclusion in neighbourhoods during the height of the COVID-19 nationwide lockdown.

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Neighbour Day

Neighbour Day 2020 independent evaluation shows importance of annual campaign

Relationships Australia’s campaign, Neighbour Day 2020, has been independently evaluated by the Australian National University, and has been shown to have had a direct effect on improving social capital and inclusion in neighbourhoods during the height of the COVID-19 nationwide lockdown.

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Mental Health and Wellbeing

Mental Health and Relationships

New research released today by Relationships Australia reveals the importance of relationships
in supporting and maintaining the mental health of all Australians.

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Older Australians and Aged Care

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 the incidence of the abuse of older people across Australia.

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COVID-19

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.

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COVID-19

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.

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COVID-19

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.

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Neighbour Day

Neighbour Day – what neighbours can do to create connections

On Neighbour Day this year, we are challenging all Australians to do their part to help end
loneliness by taking one concrete step to reach out to someone in their neighbourhood.

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Neighbour Day

We’re All In This Together – Neighbour Day

The concept of what it means to be a neighbor is changing, both as a result of advances in technology and in response to rapidly changing world events.

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Neighbour Day

Neighbour Day – Every day Australians are building connections

Relationships Australia, the home of Neighbour Day, celebrates the role of all Australians in helping to tackle loneliness.

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Neighbour Day

The Café Conversations Project – Cafés Creating Connections

It seems Australians are struggling to connect with one another socially and in 2020, Relationships Australia plans to change this by promoting social connection in the lead up to this year’s Neighbour Day, Australia’s annual celebration of community which takes place on the last Sunday in.
March.

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Neighbour Day

Neighbour Day Challenges Australia to Create Connections

Australia is in the midst of a loneliness crisis, with many in our population experiencing a deficit of
social connection. In 2020, Relationships Australia, the home of Neighbour Day, is issuing a challenge to all Australians.

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Neighbour Day

Creating, deepening and renewing relationships with neighbours

New research reveals the key role Neighbour Day plays in helping break the cycle of loneliness, not just on the last Sunday in March but every day.

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Human Rights and Social Movements

Harmony Day – Let’s Celebrate Australia’s Diversity

Australians celebrate Harmony Day and the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination.

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Older Australians and Aged Care

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.

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