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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.
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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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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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Tell us your story winners 2019

This year our annual Neighbour Day Tell Us Your Story competition is an opportunity to recognise Australians who have challenged loneliness and created of a sense of belonging in their local communities.

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Take the Loneliness Challenge today

In 2019, Neighbour Day is issuing a Loneliness Challenge to all Australians.

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Tell Us Your Story of neighbourly connection

The Neighbour Day team is calling on Australians in each and every local community to share their stories about small kindnesses, great gestures of neighbourly spirit, hilarious tales and fond remembrances of their wonderful neighbours

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Relationships

New National Executive Officer for Relationships Australia

Relationships Australia has appointed a new National Executive Officer, Mr Nick Tebbey. Chair of the Relationships Australia Board, Dr Ian Law, said the organisation was delighted to welcome Mr Tebbey to the role.

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Family Law Reform

Hearing the voices of children in the Family Court

Children should have the right to express their own views and opinions in family disputes, according to a new online survey conducted by Relationships Australia.

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Mental Health and Wellbeing

Relationships Australia Loneliness Research

New research launched today reveals the breadth and depth of Australia’s loneliness epidemic.

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New Year’s Resolutions – Get to Know the Locals!

How about ‘get to know the neighbours’ as your 2018 New Year’s resolution?

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Tell Us Your Story Winners 2017

Today the Neighbour Day team announced the eight winners of the annual Tell Us Your Story competition. All the stories received strongly supported the Neighbour Day themes of friendship, kindness and inclusiveness.

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Australia Gets Neighbourly!

On Sunday 26 March 2017, people across the country came together to meet and get to know the people who live around them for Australia’s annual celebration of community, Neighbour Day.

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Tell Us Your Story!

From 27 March to 17 April 2017, people in communities across Australia will be invited to channel their creativity and share their stories in the annual Tell Us Your Story competition.

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It’s Time to Connect with Those Around Us!

This Sunday 26 March 2017, communities across the country will come together to celebrate and connect with those who live in their neighbourhood through Neighbour Day.

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Help Countdown to Australia’s Biggest Celebration of Community

This week Australia’s annual community campaign, Neighbour Day, invites people from across the country to participate in its virtual countdown to Sunday 26 March 2017.

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Neighbour Day Launches over Morning Tea

This morning Relationships Australia hosted a morning tea in Bidwill, New South Wales, to launch Neighbour Day 2017.

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Neighbour Day Team Announces Winners of Drawing Competition

The Neighbour Day team is excited to announce the six winners of the ‘my neighbours, my neighbourhood’ drawing competition, that encouraged people of all ages to draw a picture of what makes their neighbours special or what makes their neighbourhood a great place to live.

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Neighbour Day Launches Drawing Competition

The Neighbour Day team today launched the ‘my neighbours, my neighbourhood’ drawing competition, inviting children and adults in neighbourhoods around Australia to draw a picture that shows what is special about their neighbours or what makes their community a great place to live.

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Neighbour Day ‘Tell us Your Story’ Winners Announced

The Neighbour Day team today announced the eight winning entries of the national Tell Us Your Story competition, which invited people to write a short story of an extraordinary neighbour or neighbourly act.

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Study Shows Few People Speak to Neighbours – Linked to Poor Health

The latest research from Relationships Australia has revealed a low level of community participation among survey respondents, which, in other research, is linked to poor physical health and mental well-being.

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Tell Us Your Neighbourhood Stories!

Australia’s annual celebration of community, Neighbour Day is just two weeks away! Now is the time to start organising your event or neighbourhood catch-up.

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Neighbour Day is Virtually Alive!

Australia’s annual celebration of community, Neighbour Day will be launched today with a virtual campaign reaching communities across the country.

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