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Grit and Gratitude workshops for dads in the Pilbara

Liam Sorrell, the inspiration behind the Australian Dads Network, has started a new organisation called Grit and Gratitude.

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Fathers experience multiple barriers to accessing health services, says review

Fathers experience multiple barriers to accessing health services, say the authors of a study published in the Health Promotion Journal of Australia on 17 March 2024.

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First Fathering Summit releases full agenda

The inaugural Fathering Summit on 14 March in Sydney will bring together like-minded individuals, researchers, policymakers, advocates and educators who are passionate about reshaping and redefining modern fatherhood.

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New study highlights the impact of a father’s mental health on his kids

A new international study of more than seven million fathers has found that children faced a 42 per cent higher risk of depression if their father was depressed.

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2023 Father of the Year Awards announced

Comedian Hamish Blake has been named Father of the Year 2023. The popular television personality and host of the humorous podcast, How Other Dads Dad, was acknowledged as “a dedicated advocate for other dads.”

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Tuning into dads on Father’s Day

With Father’s Day approaching on 3 September, one way to celebrate dads and hear tips about parenting strategies from a male point of view is through the world of podcasts.

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SMS4DeadlyDads supports First Nations Fathers

The text-support service for dads – SMS4Dads – is expanding to support First Nations fathers facing pregnancy loss, stillbirth or neonatal death, as well as providing information for soon-to-be Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander dads. 

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Snags 4 Dads returns to support separated Fathers on Father’s Day

Dads in Distress is encouraging people to host a Sausage Sizzle on Father’s Day next Sunday, 3 September.

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Dads Group launches Sockless Heroes Father’s Day campaign

With Father’s Day on the horizon and department stores filling social media feeds with ideas to spoil him on 3 September, Dads Group is asking people to rethink buying socks, extra large blocks of Toblerone, or moderately priced bottles of after-shave.

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British author Richard Reeves says fathers need to be sent a clear message - they matter

In a recent podcast hosted by the US Surgeon General Dr Vivek Murthy, writer and researcher Richard Reeves says changes to the labour market are contributing to higher levels of despair, isolation and loneliness among men.

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