About Us

The Fathering Project aims to inspire and equip fathers and father figures to engage with their kids.


The Fathering Project is a University of Western Australia-based not-for-profit charity led by a team of professionals that aims to help fathers realise how important they are in a child’s life and to give them advice on how to encourage their children.

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Being a Better Dad

The impact of a good dad will benefit the wellbeing of his kids today and tomorrow. At The Fathering Project, we work together with fathers and father figures to becoming better dads.

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It's All About the Kids

Our vision is to provide every child in Australia with an effective father or father figure. What we do at the Fathering Project – inspiring fathers and father figures to become better – is beneficial to the kids of today and tomorrow.

Dads will benefit from a better relationship but most importantly – it’s all about the kids!

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What We Do

Here at the Fathering Project, we are taking the “turn off the tap” approach  through our prevention and education programs – encouraging and inspiring fathers and father figures to become better dads for the sake of their children.

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Meet Our People

Our Board, Education Advisory Group and Research Group are professionals with expertise in the fields of corporate governance, education and research respectively. All have a huge passion for the impact that fathering can have on our community.

Our staff members are passionate about helping The Fathering Project achieve its vision, and work together as a team to reach as many fathers and father figures as possible.

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