Family Relationships Online

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Helping families build better relationships

  • Strengthening family relationships
  • Helping families stay together
  • Assisting families through separation

What is Family Relationships Online?

Family Relationships Online is an Australian Government service designed to provide all families (whether together or separated) with easy online access to information about family relationship issues.

The site is a central source of information on family relationship support services.

What information can I find on Family Relationships Online?

You can find out about services to help you and your family manage family relationship issues, including agreeing on appropriate arrangements for children after parents separate. You can also find information on topics ranging from building better relationships to family dispute resolution.

Family Relationships Online includes information about:

  • Building and maintaining strong relationships
  • Communicating effectively with all members of the family
  • Making arrangements for children after separation
  • Resources to help you when there is family violence
  • Family dispute resolution
  • How to contact a registered family dispute resolution provider
  • Supporting children and young people when families separate
  • Counselling services in your area
  • Family Law

How do I search for information or services on Family Relationships Online?

Finding information or services on Family Relationships Online is easy. If you know the topic you are interested in you can either type a key word into the search box or select the appropriate topic. Either way, you will be provided with summary links to a range of relevant fact sheets or services.

You can also search for appropriate services near to where you live.

How do I access Family Relationships Online?

Anyone with access to the internet can use Family Relationships Online. If you do not have an internet connection at home, you can access the site from your local library, school or internet café. Simply type into your web browser and follow the links to a wealth of family relationship information.

Alternatively, you can call the Family Relationship Advice Line on 1800 050 321 8am to 8pm Monday to Friday and 10am – 4pm Saturday (except on national public holidays).

For further information about family relationships and services that can help.


Family Relationships Online at

Or call

The Family Relationship Advice Line
1800 050 321
8am – 8pm Monday to Friday
10am – 4pm Saturday (local time)
except on national public holidays


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