Loneliness

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Dr Michael Schluter

Dr Michael Schluter on the importance of relational thinking

Dr Michael Schluter CBE, founder of the Jubilee Centre and Relationships Foundation in the UK, gave this video message at the commencement of the Building Right Relationships Colloquium, organised jointly by Publica, Alphacrucis University College and the Lachlan Macquarie Institute in October 2023. Michael introduces the importance of relational thinking for public policy and identifies five factors that matter to the formation of relationships in a community.

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One Day You Will Feel Lonely

Learning from people with disability about loneliness and social isolation. In August 2023, Australia had its first-ever Loneliness Awareness Week, the result of a growing body of evidence indicating that loneliness is a significant societal issue requiring attention. Australia is not alone.

Couple Relationships

Couple Relationships

Author: Paul R. Amato Overview Many changes have occurred in Australia since the establishment of

Digital Age Loneliness

The Loneliness of the Digitally Connected

Loneliness used to be identified as an issue particularly for the very elderly who have lost partners and friends through death; but now the loneliest age group in our community is the under-30s. These are the digital natives who typically have a large number of connections with people through social media.