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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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95% support for single dads to get more time with kids: new survey

The majority of people (95%) in a recent online survey about Family Law Reform, say they want to see the Government take action to increase the amount of time that separated dads can spend with their children. 

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Have your say about dads and family law

The Albanese Government is planning to reform the Family Law Act, in a move it says will make it “simpler and safer for separating families and their children”.

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10 ways it’s tough to be a separated dad in Australia

There are more than half a million separated dads with dependant children in Australia, and many are facing a range of health and social challenges.

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