connectEDspace - support for young people

Young people can face all sorts of pressures – including problems at school, with friends or at home.
connectEDspace is a website by Relationships Australia Victoria (RAV), dedicated to young people to help provide all the information they need to deal with the stuff they go through each day.

Aboriginal Family and Relationship Support

RAV provides support to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander families and individuals to help strengthen family relationships.

Counselling provides an opportunity to talk with a professionally trained person to discuss couple issues, conflicts with friends, relationship breakdown, parenting, domestic violence, anxiety, depression, grief, sexual problems, childhood sexual abuse, stress and work related tensions and disputes.


Good Connecting Privacy

Personal information collected by Relationships Australia Victoria (RAV) is treated as confidential and is protected by the Privacy Act 1988. All personal information that is collected is stored securely and made safe from unauthorised access, loss, misuse, modification or disclosure. We have policies and procedures in place in order to keep information confidential.

RAV's Client Privacy Policy is available here.

Privacy on the Internet

When visiting this site, a record of your visit is logged by our service provider and the following information is recorded for statistical purposes only:

  • The address of the server you connect from
  • Your server's top level domain name
  • The date and time of your visit to the website,
  • The pages accessed and documents downloaded
  • The previous site visited
  • The type of browser used.

No attempt will be made to identify anonymous users or their browsing activities except, in the unlikely event of an investigation, where a law enforcement agency may exercise a warrant to inspect the Internet Service Provider's logs.

Your Email Address

Relationships Australia Victoria will only record your email address in the event that you send a message via an online form or email. If you do not want your email address to be recorded by Relationships Australia Victoria you can send mail by post. Please see Relationships Australia Victoria Locations.

Your email address and/or your postal addresses will only be used for the purpose for which you have provided them and they will not be added to any mailing lists, or used or disclosed for any other purpose, without your prior written consent.

The internet is an insecure medium and you should be aware that there are inherent risks transmitting information across the Internet. Information submitted encrypted via email or web forms may be at risk of being intercepted, read or modified.

Good Connecting

This Good Connecting Online course is based on the internationally-respected research of Dr John Gottman. World renowned for his work on marital stability and divorce prediction, John has conducted 40 years of breakthrough research with thousands of couples.

John claims he can predict which couples will eventually break up or remain unhappy with over 90% accuracy. He found that couples who relate in a positive way in their daily life are less likely to have escalating fights or long, cold stand-offs and are more likely to repair things after a disagreement