Petero Civoniceva joins us this week to talk about the crossover between fathering, mental health and wellbeing.
This podcast was recorded on 12 June 2020.
Fathers have a significant impact on the social, cognitive, emotional and physical wellbeing of their children from an early age and into adulthood.
Understanding this role and managing your own mental wellbeing is an essential element of the fathering journey. Join us in this podcast for tips on fathering, wellbeing and taking care of your mental wellness and your kids.
As a Fathering Project Ambassador, Petero hopes to lead by example and inspire and encourage positive attitudes and behaviours when it comes to fathering.
As a father of four, he has a strong passion for encouraging and guiding youth in their development and helping them becoming the best that they can be. Petero also has an interest and passion for mental health, and is keen to support dads in looking after their own health and wellbeing.
A former rugby league player, Petro who was born in Suva, Fiji. He moved to Australia and ended up playing 235 games for the Brisbane Broncos. He won two NRL Grand finals in 1998 and 2006, and played 74 games for the Penrith Panthers, becoming the 17th player in NRL history to play 300 NRL games.
Petero also played representative football, with 33 games for Queensland, 45 test matches for Australia, and six tests for Fiji.
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