Author Archives: Sam Robinson

New published research demonstrates that Neighbour Day’s whole-of-community approach leads to reductions in loneliness

Throughout the pandemic, the importance of social relationships with one’s neighbours and community has been discussed at length, as people begin to recognise the vital role these relationships play in community health and wellbeing. Neighbour Day, Relationships Australia’s social connection campaign, has been championing this message since 2014.* Given this history, Relationships Australia is pleased…

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Our neighbours

By Helen, Relationships Australia QLD – Tell Us Your Story 2016, Staff Winner I’d like to share what being a neighbour means for us working in the Valley, inner-city Brisbane. Just days ago Johnno*, a local homeless man, died on the street corner across from our venue. It was a tragic scene of having the…

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