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December 15, 2023
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Hellenic Club of WA
75 Stirling St
Perth, WA 6000
Storme Bauchop

Parents Beyond Breakup Community Engagement Night Perth

Dads in Distress has been keeping dads alive and in their kids' lives since Father's Day, 1999.

We're now in Perth running weekly support groups for Dads that are 100% free, male-friendly, non-judgemental and completely confidential.

This event is about letting the community know we're here to share insights into the very real issues faced by separated dads (especially with regard to contact with kids and feelings of suicide) and how support can be provided. 

Reserve your spot (free)

Who's this for?

  • Separated dads - most often, struggling to have contact with their kids
  • Those supporting separated dads in Perth - including family, friends, colleagues and professionals

Apart from local dads who'd like to hear from experts and put some questions to them (we're running a Q&A), we're especially keen to welcome local lawyers, judiciary, politicians, counsellors, doctors, psychologists, law enforcement and anyone else working in local men's support services.

Speaking at the event (and taking your questions)

  • Pete Nicholls, CEO of Parents Beyond Breakup
  • Rob Tiller, Mens Support Advocate and Relationship Therapist
  • Paul Mexsom, WA Regional Manager, Dads in Distress

What do you get out of this event?

  • Update on the issues faced by separated dads in Australia, including key links to suicide
  • Opportunity to hear from a range of local & national experts
  • Q&A with experts - ask our panel (refer below for common 'dad' questions)
  • Access to specialised 'separated dad' support now operating in Adelaide
  • Meet and network with other local experts (and dads!)
  • A free coffee and friendly chat!

Are you curious about the types of things dads ask us for help with?

  • Are my kids being alienated from me?
  • How do I get legal help?
  • I've started feeling it's not worth going on
  • What is the court process?
  • I’m struggling with child support payments.
  • The contact order is being broken/ignored
  • I can’t sleep, and it's ruining my life/career
  • How does mediation work
  • I’m being accused of horrific things I’ve not done
  • Allegations are isolating me from my friends and family
  • How do I self-represent
  • I feel isolated/hopeless
  • I don’t know how to communicate with the mum of our kids without it going off the rails.
  • How do I best help a dad in distress?

If this sounds like you, you’re in the right place, and we can help.

Have a query?

  • Visit
  • Email [email protected]
  • Need a FREE ticket, but none are left? Email us at the above address, and we'll help.
  • Need help as a separated dad? Call our helpline on 1300 853 437 or visit


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