About Us

The Fathering Project is for the benefit of the kids, we know that a fathers’ impact on a child is profound.  We aim to inspire and equip fathers and father figures to engage with their kids.


It’s about the 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 well being of his kids today and tomorrow. At The Fathering Project, we work together with fathers and father figures to becoming better dads in order to provide their kids with a better environment to development.

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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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