Relationships Australia

Relationships Australia

Relationships Australia is a community-based, not-for-profit, non-government organisation offering a broad range of counselling and mediation services to individuals, families and communities throughout the Northern Territory. They support all members of the community.

Relationships Australia’s core services such as counselling and family dispute resolution (as well as associated early intervention and post-separation services) are funded by the Northern Territory and Commonwealth Governments. Their services in areas such as elder abuse, Royal Commissions and domestic are detailed below.

Contact Relationships Australia

Relationships Australia has offices in Darwin, Katherine and Alice Springs. You can contact them Online or via each office.

Relationships Australia – Darwin

Toll Free: 1300 364 277
Address: 5 Shepherd Street, Darwin NT 0800
Opening Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday 8:30am–5pm, Thursday 8:30am–7pm

Relationships Australia – Katherine

Phone: 1800 650 276
Address: 6 Katherine Arcade, 15 Katherine Terrace, Katherine, NT 0850
Opening Hours (phone): Monday – Friday 8:30am-5pm
Office Hours: Mondays and Tuesdays by appointment only, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays 8:30am-5pm

Relationships Australia – Alice Springs

Phone: (08) 8950 4100
Address: 5/11 Railway Terrace, Alice Springs NT 0870 (Entry via Parsons Street)
Opening Hours: Monday to Friday, 8:00 am – 4:30 pm

Services overview

Disability Royal Commission Counselling and Support

The Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability started in April 2019. The Royal Commission will inquire into instances of violence, abuse, neglect and exploitation of people with disability across Australia. We can provide free counselling and support for people impacted by the Royal Commission, including people with a disability, their families, carers or support workers.

Senior Relationships Services

Senior Relationship Services supports older people to feel respected and safe by helping older people and their families to:

  • Resolve or prevent family conflict in ways that aim to improve relationships
  • Have ‘difficult conversations’ and improve communication skills
  • Reduce the risk of elder abuse, exploitation or neglect (physical, financial, sexual, psychological or emotional).

Legally Assisted and Culturally Appropriate FDR

LACA FDR provides family dispute resolution mediation in a culturally appropriate manner to clients who have experienced domestic violence or abuse, and who identify as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander or who come from another country and language group (CALD).

Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Project

The Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) Project tailors services to diverse community needs and to increase the numbers of CALD individuals accessing our services.


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