Relationships Australia Canberra & Region is an independent not-for-profit organisation that provides counselling, mediation and support services. We work throughout Canberra and the New South Wales South Coast, Alpine, Southern Tablelands and Riverina regions.

We promote a healthy work-life balance and support positive team environments. Our staff are valued for their meaningful work to improve the lives of others; and are provided opportunities for continuous career development.

Why work for us?

Make a Difference

Whether directly or indirectly, helping others gives us a sense of satisfaction. With Relationships Australia you can make a positive impact on the lives of individuals, couples and families.

Not-for-Profit Salary Packaging

As a not-for-profit and Fringe Benefits Tax exempt organisation, our employees can benefit from salary packaging. This could save you over $6,000 per year.

Staff Wellbeing

Our free and confidential Employee Assistance Program is available for all employees and immediate family members.

Career and Skill Development

We encourage the ongoing development of our employees and work with you to enhance your career pathway. We provide an annual allocation for employee professional development, as well as professional development and study leave entitlements to pursue further studies.

Pay and Leave Provisions

Our Enterprise Agreement offers above award pay provisions and generous leave entitlements including paid parental leave, study leave and a paid end of year shut down. Employees can also purchase up to two weeks of additional leave per year.

A message from our CEO

At Relationships Australia Canberra & Region, we are dedicated to supporting individuals and families to live meaningful lives, and to enjoy positive and respectful relationships.

We welcome and celebrate all people, in all their diversity. Our inclusive work environment ensures all communities feel safe and supported regardless of their age, gender, religious beliefs, sexual orientation or cultural background.

Upon commencing as the new CEO in July 2022, I quickly learnt that the greatest strength of our organisation is our staff. Our staff are the heart of our organisation.

They demonstrate such commitment to their work, and passion for supporting their community.


As a way of acknowledging the value of our staff we are committed to support their ongoing development. We work with our staff to understand their career goals and how we can enable their achievements. Our vast service offering provides career opportunities for everyone.

If you’re interested in joining us and contributing to our organisation, we would love you to get in touch.


Dr Stephanie Hodson CSC PSM
Chief Executive Officer

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