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Education & Awareness


In order to break down the stigma surrounding loneliness, we have undertaken dialogues and campaigns to increase awareness about the detrimental effects of loneliness and strategies to deal with it.

friends for good national conference 2020

Launch date: 27 JUL 2020

The Australian Loneliness Dialogue 2020

Our next national conference has been announced.

Friends for Good invites not for profit organisations, government, researchers, students and all those interested in a dialogue about loneliness, whether from Australia or internationally.

Note: This event was originally scheduled for April 2020. We will now be moving to an online format with sessions running in the last week of July. 

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ffg symposium

Launch date: 13 May 2019


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Innovation: Initiatives to Alleviate Loneliness Symposium

Discovery, discussion and contribution to initiatives tackling loneliness right now.

This symposium was a chance for academics, not-for-profits, governments and businesses to be inspired, get connected and stay up-to-date with organisations that are addressing the needs of all people suffering from or affected by loneliness in our communities.

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friends for good national conference

Launch date: 13 Nov 2018


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The Australian Loneliness Dialogue 2018

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: 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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