Our Purpose

The Fathering Project aims to improve child development outcomes by inspiring and equipping fathers and father figures to effectively engage with their kids.

The Fathering Project delivers resources, programs and events specific to the engagement style and needs of dads and father-figures.

It’s all about the kids:

Studies show that the cumulative effect of improved fathering can influence a number of positive outcomes across the board including:

  • Improved child development
  • Improved health outcomes
  • Improved school results
  • Improved functionality of at-risk families
  • Reduced substance abuse
  • Reduced crime
  • Reduced suicide & self-harm.

We’re taking a research backed and preventative approach to improving the lives of children, by engaging fathers and father-figures – inspiring and equipping them to be the best they can be.

Our vision:

For every child in Australia to have an effective father figure.

Our values:

  • We care about people
  • We act with integrity in what we do
  • We act as an inspiration to fathers to be the best they can be

Our Impact

We help fathers to be the best that they can be by engaging them with our activities and resources. The knock-on effect of this is clear; better outcomes for kids.

Learn more about our impact.

Keen to support us?

Help us inspire and equip dads, for the benefit of kids.
Support from people just like you makes our vision a possibility.
Read more about how to support us.