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This edition we share a new blog from social researcher and author Neighbour Day Ambassador Hugh Mackay AO, a podcast we did with Penny Elsley the Founder of the Welcome Dinner Project, and another Very Neighbourly Tip!

Also, if you attended a Neighbour Day 2018 event we ask if you can help out with some research we are doing with the support of Swinburne University.  

We absolutely need each other…

"We absolutely need each other, we depend utterly on neighbourhoods, communities, families, and groups of all kinds to nurture us, protect us, and even give us a sense of our identity."

In a new blog on the Relationships Australia website, Neighbour Day Ambassador Hugh Mackay AO explores the importance of community to our mental and social #wellbeing.
Relationships Australia Blog

Did you attend a 2018 Neighbour Day event? 

You can help us understand the effects of Neighbour Day on your community. Register below and Swinburne researchers will be in contact to conduct a 15-minute telephone interview on your experiences of the event. Thanks in advance!
Register to share your experience

Sharing a meal…

"And from that very first time when we shared this meal with strangers, what I saw was people’s eyes shining...”

Welcome Dinner Project founder Penny Elsley on overcoming social isolation speaking on our Loneliness Panel on our new podcast.

Very Neighbourly Tip #2

As we head into the holiday season, remember those in your neighbourhood who may not have family or friends nearby and make an effort to reach out and include them. #ChallengeLoneliness

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