This dad posted about his first visit to a Dads in Distress meeting. With his permission we’ve shared his post directly. If you were wondering what its like to go first time, here’s your taste.
One of the most common questions we get asked is how a family court in Australia makes a decision about what is in the best interest of the child. Here’s the relevant information from the Family Court of Australia website. You’ll find the full detail on their website here but the core principles are as […]
AGM notice update 06/11/17: We have today emailed all financial members the details for the AGM 2017. Please check your email inboxes for the details, and your spam or filtered emails folders if you have not seen this notice. If you have any queries or problems accessing the information, please email the office on email@example.com. Many […]
Parents Beyond Breakup (PBB), Australia’s leading charity for separating families, has welcomed the Government’s plans to undertake a comprehensive review of the family law system. Pete Nicholls CEO of PBB said: “There are more than one million children living in separated families in Australia. All of those children deserve to have a great relationship with […]
Earlier today we spoke to leading Australian playwright Michael Griffith and we have to say, he gets it. He completely gets it. That push that tips men over the edge, and the hope that can be found within the bonds of men. We’ll be joining Michael on the opening night to say a few words […]
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Interview on Dads on the Air radio with Pete Nicholls, CEO of Parents Beyond Breakup. Original source (Dads on the Air radio) can be found here.
“This is why support services like Dads In Distress and MATES In Construction are proving so effective at helping men with issues like dealing with the family courts. They take a male-friendly approach to tackling the problems men face and most importantly, they know how to identify, talk with and listen to, men at risk […]
Sunday 10th September 2017 is World Suicide Prevention Day. Have you done your bit to help reduce suicide in Australia? Many will see the call, most could be forgiven for wondering what they could do to help. Here’s something simple and tangible that’s within your reach right now. [wpedon id=”1123″ align=”center”] If we break down […]
Dear Dad I just wanted to say thank you, for everything. When I was little I would look up to you and wonder if I could ever grow that big. All I dreamed was to be just like you. You got up before the sun every day and disappeared in your work truck. At night […]