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Australian Heroes

My Dad was a great story teller. My brother and I grew up listening to his fiction and nonfiction stories. We especially loved hearing about the story of his many encounters with poisonous snakes. The snakes seemed to fare the worst and usually ended up lying dead on top of the nearest bull ant nest… Read More

Protecting the Vulnerable

Dad4Kids has a totally positive focus to encourage, resource and inspire dads to be great dads. Fatherlessness is the single biggest curse of western civilisation. Dads4Kids strategy to reverse that curse is to promote excellence in fathering as the benchmark, or agreed norm, in our otherwise dysfunctional society. Fathers aspiring to excellence treat their children… Read More

Editors Note: This excellent article by Paul Kelly,Editor-At-Large  of the Australian called "Legalise euthanasia, and compassionate society dies too" can be found in the Australian at this link:   If you love your parents, respect your children, care for your society and think compassionately about your world then it is time to open your heart and… Read More

Happy Father’s Day! I hope and pray it is a good one. We try hard to keep the story positive on Father’s Day because it really is important to have a day each year to celebrate fathers and a day to celebrate mothers. Fatherhood, in particular, has been under attack for the last five decades… Read More

Make a Stand

“The test of the morality of a society is what it does for its children”. These words of Dietrich Bonhoeffer (1906-1945), a German academic and Christian minister, still ring true today. One of the reasons his words still live on is because Dietrich stood up for what he believed, and in doing so, paid the… Read More

Part 2. Make a Stand

Evil has many permutations. You might have noticed that I included hyper-sexualism as one of the many ‘isms’ that modern day men have to fight against in order to preserve our society. This is probably the hardest fight for any man because it is a very personal struggle. We are created as sexual beings, but… Read More

David Parker simply asked his school, that he be notified when the teachers discussed homosexuality and transgenderism with his 5-year-old son in kindergarten. David Parker then calmly refused to leave the school premises until he received an answer to his reasonable request. All he wanted was to allow his children to ‘opt out’ of such… Read More

EDITORS NOTE: Andrew Bolt a journalist with the Herald Sun has written an incisive article challenging the church and christian leaders to stand up and be counted or submit to the new Totalitarianism of Anti-christian hate speech, persecution and worse. He points out that if people of faith do not speak up for freedom, faith… Read More

The Red Pill

When Dads4Kids started on 1st May 2002 we had no idea how important this ‘MayDay’ call would become. My wife and I had the naive idea that we would help and inspire fathers to be more involved with their children and turn their hearts towards home. We had no idea how important and strategic that… Read More

Gordon Dalbey is a well-known writer and leader in the men’s movement. Dalbey is not travelling as much as he used to, but his legacy of wisdom lives on. His first book, Healing the Masculine Soul released in 1988 became a classic in the worldwide men’s movement, much like the poet, Robert Bly’s ground-breaking book… Read More