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The Untold Story of Relationship Breakdown in Australia – Discussion Paper

The Untold Story of Relationship Breakdown in Australia – Discussion Paper Prompting article https://www.smh.com.au/national/divorce-20220628-p5axco.html Families are not all married – so who tells the bigger story when legal divorce is not involved? Absolute numbers of Australian divorces over the past two years tells only one part of the story. Whilst it paints a clear picture …

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Parents Beyond Breakup awarded $1.92m for Male Suicide Prevention

Government Delivers on Male Suicide Prevention Funding Parents Beyond Breakup is one of “four trusted organisations” awarded funding to deliver national male suicide prevention services, recognising the organisation’s leadership in saving more men from suicide. Government Ministers Greg Hunt MP, and David Coleman MP, jointly announced that Parents Beyond Breakup will receive $1.92 million under …

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ABC Radio – a mum talks about parental alienation

In the lead up to Mother’s Day one of the mums attending the ‘Mums in Distress’ group shares some of her experiences and insights in an ABC radio interview… “My family has suffered from parental alienation. It is caused when a child (or children) aligns themselves with one parent and rejects the relationship with the …

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Dads in Distress facilitator at Logan (QLD) passes aged 43

It is with heavy heart that we announce the passing of Fil Curley, long time and greatly loved volunteer facilitator at the Logan (QLD) Dads in Distress group. Sadly, Fil suffered a fatal heart attack last week which was related to a known heart condition. We want to celebrate the wisdom, fun and good memories …

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Local hero given Queen’s honour (Tony Miller OAM)

Coffs Coast Advocate Link to original article Local hero given Queen’s honour by Graeme Singleton 14th Jun 2010 2:25 AM TONY Miller doesn’t think he’s a hero or indeed anyone special but to literally thousands of Australians he is a lifesaver. For his contribution to the welfare of men through his role as the founder …

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Mac Werner talked down hundreds over 10yrs on DIDs helpline, passes age 61

Reproduced from the original article here. LIFE is such a precious thing and the power of faith and determination is unquestionable. It was with sadness yesterday we learnt about the passing of Mac Werner, a man who dedicated so much of his life saving others through Dads in Distress. “Mac Werner manned the phone lines for …

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DIDs (PBB) finalist in 2020 Australian Men’s Health Awards

PBB is now shortlisted as a finalist in the Australian Mens Health Awards through AMHF. Register with AMHF to attend the award ceremony and find out who wins. This relates to our Dads in Distress frontline support service and how it has managed to keep and increase support online, for vulnerable men through the COVID19 …

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