Advice for being Dad

Building Safe Communities for Women and their Children

In the past decade there has been unprecedented national action on the prevention and response to violence against women in Australia.1 This national action gained momentum in 2015, when Rosie Batty was named Australian of the Year. The award... Read more

Parent Infant Feeding Initiative

A breastfeeding app. For dads. The Milk Man smartphone app is an app designed specifically for men about breastfeeding and early parenting. It aims to get men thinking and talking about breastfeeding and getting ready to be a dad.... Read more

Fatherhood and mental illness

Researchers have traditionally paid little attention to the intersections between men’s mental illness and family life. Recently, however, this has been changing. This paper provides practitioners and policy-makers with a broad overview of some of the key issues identified... Read more

Father-inclusive practice guide

A tool to support the inclusion of fathers in a holistic approach to service delivery. Click on the link for the full guide: Father Inclusive Practice Guide Read more

Men’s Social Connectedness

Social isolation and loneliness are now widely accepted as risk factors for depression and anxiety. Conversely, social connectedness and good interpersonal relationships are considered protective factors that have a positive impact on mental (and general) health and well-being. There... Read more

Beer & Bubs

From Beer to Maternity A new concept in prenatal classes has men in Melbourne heading to the pub in the name of childbirth. Dads are usually overlooked when it comes to childbirth preparation. Yet when it comes to the... Read more