Marriage & Relationship Educators Association Australia (MAREAA) represents and supports marriage and relationship educators and the diverse work that they do with couples, individuals and families regardless of age, sexual orientation, cultural or religious background so that they may have healthy growing, safe, loving and committed relationships.
Healthy relationships in all their diversity = healthy and safe communities.
MAREAA aims to support educators in their ongoing professional development through networking, in service training opportunities, conferences, sharing of resources plus much more. MAREAA has active members in most states and territories, see our state list for more details.
Marriage and Relationship Education is an adult education activity designed to inform and enrich relationships and individuals. Members of this association facilitate programs for individuals, couples, families and groups of all ages. Programs may include preparation for marriage, skills for strengthening relationships, school programs, parenting, stepfamilies, men’s issues, workplace relationships, personal development, conflict management, rebuilding after separation or divorce.
MAREAA formerly the Marriage Educators Association of Australia (MEAA), was constituted in Melbourne in Spetember 1995, to meet the professional needs of marriage and relationship educators throughout Australia.