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September 29: The Greatness of Dads
To find out more about the man who is a ‘son’s first hero and a daughter’s first love’ Kirsten Matthew interviewed 31 big kids and small kids from nine countries about their dads. The line-up includes some well-known locals such as former Wallabies player Peter FitzSimons who recounts his dad supplying his schoolboy-rugby teams with oranges, and renowned chef Matt Moran who credits the hours spent helping his dad out on the family farm with instilling a strong work ethic in him. Listen in to hear more of this fascinating story.
October 6: Parental Alienation Awareness Day Australia
Amanda Sillars experienced parental alienation as a child, losing her mother Nola as a result of alienation. She has also experienced parental alienation as an adult with her own two children but has reunited with her son in 2015. As Founder and Director of Parental Alienation Awareness Australia and the Eeny Meeny Miney Foundation she has called for an annual day to recognise this devastating situation – Parental Alienation Awareness Day Australia 12 October.
October 13: Fathers Reaching Out
Mark Williams is an author, blogger, vlogger and most importantly an activist for mental health. He has written about Fathers’ mental health in several publications and has appeared numerous times on radio and TV. Mark has spoken at over 100 conferences and is currently in Australia to deliver workshops.
Mark has set up many projects and organisations including Fathers Reaching Out and Dads Matter UK and now works as a consultant to help other organisations build better Men’s Mental Health groups.
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