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We need help from volunteers to deliver initiatives to help fight loneliness in our community and to help us spread the word!
We’d love you to join us.




Many studies have now found a link between loneliness and poorer health outcomes.

Here's what we are doing about it:



Launch date:

13 NOV 2018

The Australian Loneliness Dialogue

The first national conference on loneliness in Australia.

Friends for Good was proud to present our first national conference, The Australian Loneliness Dialogue: Breaking Down the Stigma of a Hidden Suffering.

The aim of the conference was to work together to understand loneliness in our communities, raise the profile of this issue and to develop recommendations for actions required by government, policy makers and practitioners.

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Launch date:

17 APR 2018


A support line for anyone who is suffering from or affected by loneliness.

Friends for Good are proudly the first charity in Australia focusing solely on loneliness and FriendLine is our first official service.

The support line will be available for anyone who needs to reconnect, feels lonely or just wants a chat.

03 9663 2740

To find out more about the service or to volunteer, please contact us.

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Launch date:

1 APR 2017


A national campaign to help learn more about loneliness.

Australia has very little longitudinal data about the prevalance or causes of loneliness for people in the community.

TimeWeTalked is a campaign to gather vital information about loneliness by asking people to answer an anonymous survey.

Over time, we will analyse the data collected and use it to help define services we can provide as an organisation.

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Launch date:

13 AUG 2016

Loneliness Awareness

An online campaign to provide a space for people to talk about loneliness.

With little known about loneliness and a stigma to overcome, Friends for Good aims to raise awareness of the causes and effects of loneliness in the community.

We have started the conversation on social media to identify loneliness as the enormous problem that it is.

Please join the conversation on our Facebook page or blog and discover ways to help yourself or others overcome loneliness.

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