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Support for the Intercountry Adoption Community

Relationship Matters provide counselling and educational resources for members of the Intercountry Adoption community.

Forming a family through intercountry (or interracial) adoption can be both a challenging and rewarding experience. Over the years Relationship Matters has gained insight and expertise into the unique needs and little-known challenges faced by adoptees and their families providing adoption-competent support to assist in building positive and healthy relationships.

Education Resources

Education Seminars for the Intercountry Adoption Community

Here are a range of educational seminars and resources to raise awareness and increase the skills and the knowledge about the wide-ranging topics and issues that are specifically related to intercountry adoption. Please note that whilst we have 2 options – Intercountry Adoption Community and Professionals - we encourage all visitors to this site to explore both resources.


Factsheet: Supporting adopted children cope with the Coronavirus


Matters of Adoption

A podcast that takes a look at the myriad of perspectives and opinions around intercountry adoption in Australia.

Our podcast has a particular focus on the intercountry adoption community in Australia. From practitioners who provide support through the ICAFSS, to the adoptees themselves and their families, we aim to provide a voice for those with the lived experience.

Relationship Matters

At Relationship Matters we provide counselling. mediation and relationship learning programs for couples and individuals and families. We are the relationships people who build connected families, workplaces and communities, by providing professional and affordable relationship services.

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Relationship Matters is an access for all organisation
Relationship Matters is a not-for-profit organisation and partially funded by the Department of Social Services.
In addition, Relationship Matters acknowledges the support of the Victorian Government.