Respectful Relationships Round Two (applications closed)

  • How much?

    Up to $400,000 per projects, to be implemented from January 2010 
  • Apply when?

    from 11/09/2009  to 15/10/2009 
  • Who to contact?

      Ph: n/a  Email 
Short Description: Respectful Relationships Funding Round Two 

Selected applicants

On 3 March 2010 the Hon Tanya Plibersek, former Minister for the Status of Women, announced the ten community projects which will share in $2.3 million funding to encourage young people to engage in respectful relationships.

The funding is part of round two of the Government's $9.1 million Respectful Relationships Program, which aims to prevent violence against women.

The projects, which will operate in schools, sporting clubs, and community halls across the country, will teach young people about ethical behaviours and equip them with the skills.

Projects funded in Round 2 of Respectful Relationships Program:




Australian Football League (national)

Respect and Responsibility education programs will be delivered within community sport settings across the nation to 16-21 year old participants involved in national, state and community football competitions


Baptist Community Services (NSW)

Project to teach Year Nine students in inner western Sydney, western Sydney, Penrith, Wollongong, and Wyong, about the importance of respectful relationships


Relationships Australia Canberra and regional NSW

LOVE BiTES program which teaches Year 10 students about domestic and family violence, sexual assault prevention, and maintaining respectful relationships


Swinburne University of Technology (VIC)

Program for Indigenous men who are at risk or involved in the juvenile justice system to change their beliefs about violent behaviour towards women


Kurbingui Youth Development Association (QLD)

Indigenous program in northern Brisbane to reduce family violence


Youth and Family Services Logan City (QLD)

Multi-faceted program targeting youth already involved in violent behaviour


UnitingCare Wesley Adelaide (SA)

Relationship education programs for at-risk students in the metropolitan and northern suburbs of Adelaide


Sexual Assault Resource Centre (WA)

Education and training project to teach both high school students and educators about respectful relationships


Australian Red Cross Society (WA)

Indigenous specific program for at-risk youth to build self-esteem


Youth and Family Focus Inc (TAS)

Project to educate and empower young people in Davenport and central Tasmania to make healthy relationship choices





Dates of project implementation will be negotiated with the successful applicants.


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