We’re sharing fathering stories to inspire dads with their most important job.
We know that effective fathers and father-figures contribute significantly to building happier, healthier futures for their kids. Explore our podcasts and partnership projects to hear first hand from dads and father-figures about their experiences and insights on all aspects of what it means to be a dad.
The Fathering First Podcast – Episode 3
Fatherhood and recalibrating a lifestyle with Ryan Deyonker
All the way from Michigan USA, nature lover and father of two Ryan Deyonker dove headfirst into fatherhood after finding love and relocating to Australia. In this episode of the Fathering First Podcast, Ryan shares the story of recalibrating his lifestyle, prioritising family and his take on the ever-changing world of ‘fathering’.
The Fathering First Podcast – Episode 2
FIFO fathering story, with Rob the ‘rock star’ – Rob Williams
Uncle to many, fatherhood didn’t take Rob by surprise when his two girls were born early in the twenty-tens. Listen as Rob shares a candid chat with Andy about his adjustment to fatherhood, watching his kids grow and learning patience and perspective from his young family.
The Fathering First Podcast – Episode 1
First twelve summers of fatherhood with Rory Murray
Father of two Rory Murray Father shares his unique experience of fathering. Listen as Rory shares his reflections on starting a new business with a new-born, adjusting from a life of child-free adventure to life as a dad, relinquishing control as kids grow, bonding over sport, and finding the balance between work and home.
The Fathering First Podcast – Pilot 2019
Peter Howe talks music and fathering
In this episode, Peter Howe joins TFP’s David Forrest to share his unique fathering experience. Peter’s life as a budding musician in the surfing crazed era of the 70s and 80s presented its own challenges including the lure of a Warner Brothers contract and the task of balancing family life with his career after the birth of his first daughter. Peter shares his reflections, deciding factors and how ‘putting fathering first’ changed his life for the better.
Being Dad with Alex Cullen – Seven West Media 2019
Being Dad with Dr Bruce Robinson of The Fathering Project.
Fathering Project founder Bruce Robinson wants to educate fathers on how to be the best dads they can be, and he’s been doing it for years now. He’s a legend when it comes to Dad stuff. In this chat Bruce talks to Alex about his experience of Being Dad and how he came to start The Fathering Project
The Men Who Raised Us – in partnership with GQ Australia
Eight episode series
Speaking to some of Australia’s biggest stars in film, sport, music, media and entertainment, we’ve partnered with GQ Australia to bring you discussions on how a person’s journey through adolescence shapes who they are today. From sporting legend Kurt Fearnley to musician Sam Margin of the Rubens, the conversations delve into everything from family to practical tips on achieving happiness.