Your starting point for a better separation.
The Separation Guide is your independent guide to separation and divorce in Australia.
We support you from start to finish, making separation simpler, more manageable and less stressful. We aim to give you confidence to make the right decisions for your future.
Wondering where you are on your separation journey? We’ll help you understand your options and take your next step.
Get started with our 3‑minute interactive Q&A.
Your first step
Why take the Q&A?
Every breakup and separation is different. If we can understand the challenges of your situation, we can tailor our guidance to your needs. When you complete our 3‑minute interactive Q&A, we deliver:
Your pathwayLearn how to separate in Australia and find the path that’s right for you
InformationReceive relevant tools and resources to help you navigate your separation
SupportGain access to your personal Support Hub and talk to a Separation Consultant
ConnectionConnect with trusted legal, financial, property and other support professionals
There’s a better way to separate
The Separation Guide is an independent social enterprise created to be the central hub of information and support for anyone experiencing separation in Australia.
We can guide you through an amicable or high-conflict separation. We help you find the right path without escalating tension and costing more than it has to. We want to get you through so you can move on with your life.
The Separation Guide has already helped thousands of Australians through their divorce or separation.
Find out how we can help you.Book a conversation
Our Network Members
All from people you can trust
The Separation Guide has brought together a nationwide network of specialist legal, financial and wellbeing professionals who can guide you through the entire process. We connect you with the right people for your situation.
Our trusted independent experts are committed to:
- demystifying the separation process
- fair and transparent fees
- the highest levels of professional conduct
- giving you more control over your separation
- de-escalation and Court as a last resort.
Join our movement
Are you a professional who shares our values?
Our network is committed to getting people through the maze as quickly and cost effectively as possible.
This driving purpose has helped many couples to reduce their separation costs, led to faster settlements, reduced stress and at the same time, is easing pressure on the Family Court system.
If you share our values and have a family law practice, accounting firm, financial services practice, psychology practice or offer other separation support services, we’d like to hear from you.