Welcome to Better Marriages, Australia
Better Marriages, Australia (Trading as Couples for Marriage Enrichment Australia or CMEA) is an organisation which exists to enhance and enrich the marital relationship between a man and a woman. Activities include weekend marriage enrichment retreats, shorter seminars and local support groups, training of marriage enrichment leader couples and the publication of regular newsletters. Some of these events are sponsored by community groups and churches.Subscribe to our newsletter
Power of Apology Workshop
The Power of Apology Workshop
Monday 6 November and Tuesday 7 November 2017
Enjoying the Present by Healing the Past
Facilitator: Heather McAlpine
This 2 day workshop is a meaningful and personally enriching one for... counsellors, facilitators, teachers,health workers, team leaders or anyone working with people.
Where: Blacktown RSL, Second Avenue Blacktown, NSW
Date: Monday 6 November and Tuesday 7 November 2017
Cost: $484.00 (early bird) inclusive of lunches, morning tea and afternoon teas. After early bird is $594.00
For more information and to register online now go to www.heathermcalpine.com.au
Useful Couple Resources from the Better Marriages Australia, 2016 Conference
With the kind permission of the Conference Keynote speakers, please find below links to notes for each Conference keynote session, plus Jo Lamble's workshop:
Growing Better Marriages Workshop, 14th October, 2017, Austinmer, NSW
Better Marriages Australia (NSW) is presenting a 1 day workshop
called Growing Better Marriages
When: 9am - 5 pm Saturday
14th of October, 2017
Where: All Saints Church, Austinmer
(49-51 Moore St, Austinmer)
Presenters: Our Keynote, presenter
will be Jenny Brown, PhD,
founder of the
per Couple: Better Marriages Aust. members - $60 per couple
Non-Members - $85 per couple
Bookings: To secure your place at the workshop firstname.lastname@example.org
Growing Better Marriages – 14th October, 2017, Austinmer
9am – Registration
9.30 – 'What's my family got to do with this?"
Jenny Brown - Presentation
11am – Morning Tea
11.30 – Creating and Recreating our Own Unique Family.
Jenny Brown Workshop
1pm – Lunch
2pm- Workshops options, led by Leader Couples
Power of Apology - Heather and John McAlpine
Couples Communicating - Grant and Kate Wilson
Loving Intentionally/Keeping Connected -
Glenda and Simon Devlin
Sex Matters - Barry and Paula Davis
The Art of Conflict - Noeline and Paul Drayton
3.30 – Afternoon Tea
4pm – Input Jenny Brown
Panel Discussion -
Relationship Questions you’ve never dared to ask
5pm - Close
Who joins Better Marriages, Australia?
Couples who value their marriage and want their relationship to be strong and enduring.
Couples who want to learn skills and have experiences that help them increase their marital intimacy and mutual understanding.
Couples committed to the present and future growth of their marriage.
- Couples interested in promoting healthy marriages in their community.
Better Marriages, Australia is setup with state chapters. Each state chapter is responsible for their own leader couple training and coordination.
Currently this website covers the activities of Better Marriages, NSW and CMEA QLD.
Check out the newly uploaded videos. You can find them in the Video section under Resources.
* Ian Spencer explains about Better Marriages, Australia retreats
* Dianne Ervine's keynote address at the Better Marriages, Australia (CMEA NSW) 2010 Conference
Podcasts are available here.
This Podcast is a talk given by Gerlinde and Ian Spencer at the NSW 2006 AGM Dinner - "Sex: Does It Get Better?"
You can also subscribe to our Podcasts.
Better Marriages, Australia accepts payment of your membership fees and donations online. Use the 'Pay Online' in the left column and follow the prompt to PayPal. PayPal offers a secure and efficient method to pay Online.