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Deadlock on religious freedom is a shamblesPaul Kelly Attorney-General Christian Porter during question time. Picture: Kym Smith. 11:00PM December 7, 2018 596 Comments The progressive transformation of Australia has brought the Liberal and Labor parties into fundamental conflict on the philosophical but practical task of reconciling religious freedom with protecting LGBTIQ rights from discrimination. The… Read More

Wild at Heart

Last weekend I attended a three day 'Wild at Heart' Bootcamp with John Eldridge and his team at Stanwell Tops, NSW. I was joined by over 400 other men from all over Australia and all over the world. Men came from USA, England, Canada, Europe and New Zealand. In the USA, one can only get… Read More

Secrets of the Superdads

The title of this week’s blog, “Secrets of the Superdads”, is taken from the ABC Science Show screened several years ago. It is even more relevant today than the day it was made.  You know that the fatherhood revolution is well underway when the ABC screens a great feature on fatherhood like this one. Very… Read More

“The revolution will not be televised but you will see it on YouTube”. This adaptation of Gil Scott-Heron’s famous saying from the seventies might be the best way of explaining the recent November 19 celebration of International Men’s Day around the world. The colloquialism, “You can’t keep a good man down”, is coming to life… Read More

The unknown soldier was buried in the ‘Hall of Memory’, at the Australian War Memorial on 11 November 1993. Twenty-five years and eight days since that solemn occasion we celebrate the life and death of the unknown father on International Men’s Day 19 November 2018. How did this happen? Just last week I received an… Read More

Man Up – International Mens Day

The past few years have been an amazing journey for me, promoting International Men’s Day around the world. I have met some amazing men who are profoundly committed to the betterment of men, families and their respective nation’s societies around the world. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wpBoczR2BIE   International Men’s Day 2018 Promo I have had interactions with men… Read More

Servant Leaders

Our children are waiting for International Men’s Day on 19 November 2018. Now there are only 15 sleeps to go. Why are they waiting? Our children are waiting for good leadership from their Dads. To be a father is to be a leader. Men are leaders and must accept the responsibilities of leadership in society… Read More

Positive Male Role Models

“It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men”, are the insightful words of Frederick Douglass. These words are very relevant to our mission to support and help men. International Men’s Day on the 19 November is now only 22 sleeps away. The team at Dads4Kids are proud to announce the release… Read More

Building in Love

André Maurois said, “Marriage is an edifice that must be rebuilt every day”. No truer words were ever spoken. André’s full quote is even more revealing. “Marriage is not something that can be accomplished all at once; it has to be constantly re-accomplished. A couple must never indulge in idle tranquillity with the remark; ‘The… Read More

The Art of Story Telling

As a young boy I lived at one time in an old red brick home in Sydney in a suburb called Croydon. Every night, before bed time, my little brother and I would rush dad and sing him a song: “Tell us a story, tell us a story, tell us a story before we go… Read More