The Dads

Thanks to the Dads who've given up their valuable time to share stories, challenges and insights.
Bloody legends. Every single one of them. See who's up next.

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Mark Donaldson VC

Mark Donaldson VC is an Australian soldier and a recipient of the Victoria cross for Australia, the highest award in the Australian honours system.

5 videos

Tim ‘Rosso’ Ross

Australian comedian, radio host and television presenter.

3 videos

Dean Crozier

Father, Businessman, Investor.

4 videos

Ross Kidd

Advertising exec, proud Novocastrian, father of two.

7 videos

Steve Baxter

Husband, Father, Entrepreneur, Investor and former soldier.

4 videos

Paul Anderson

Paul Anderson is the Managing Director at Mankind.

4 videos

Peter Sterling

Peter Sterling OAM is an Australian rugby league commentator and former player. He was one of the all-time great halfbacks.

6 videos

Wayne ‘Junior’ Pearce

Wayne ‘Junior’ Pearce is an Australian former rugby league footballer and coach.

6 videos

Mark Geyer

Mark Geyer is a former professional rugby league footballer and current Triple M ‘Grill Team’ radio host.

5 videos

Mark Carnegie

Mark Carnegie is an entrepreneur, investor and corporate adviser. He is the founder of M.H.Carnegie & Co.

5 videos

Gus Worland

Gus Worland is an Australian television and radio personality. He is one of the hosts of the MMM Grill Team.

11 videos

Sam De Brito

Sam De Brito is an Author and a Fairfax columnist.

6 videos

Dan Hutton

Dan Hutton is the Publisher of The Beast Magazine. The Beast is the premier monthly magazine for the beaches and bays of Sydney’s east.

8 videos

Peter Colquhoun

Peter Colquhoun is an architect and TV Presenter. He grew up on the beach at Bondi and still lives with his young family across the road from the sand.

7 videos

Barry Du Bois

Barry Du Bois is a Master Builder & Interior Designer. He is also a presenter on Network Ten’s The Livingroom.

6 videos

Peter Dayman

Peter is a Dentist. He has two children.

4 videos

Dion Horstmans

Dion is a sculptor. He lives in Bondi Beach and has two daughters.


6 videos

Paul Merrill

Paul Merrill is the author of Muddle your way through fatherhood and was the editor at ZOO magazine. He is the father of three boys.

10 videos

Tom Williams

Tom Williams is an Australian television and radio presenter. He worked as a Construction worker, and competed in surf lifesaving championships before appearing on TV.

9 videos

Nick Keenan

Nick Keenan is the Managing Director of Maxus, a marketing and advertising agency. He is the father of three children and knows first hand what it is like to be the parent of a child with special needs.

6 videos

Jimmy Smith

Jimmy Smith works as a sports commentator at Sky Sports radio as the host of Sunday Sport and makes  regular appearances on the Sportsline programme on Sky News. He is the father of two with one on the way.

5 videos

Mark Glinderman

Mark Glinderman is a gaffer in the film and television industry. He is a single parent with 4 children.

6 videos

Tim Brown

Tim is a one of Sydney’s foremost Vedic meditation teachers. He has spent twelve years teaching meditation as a life tool to all kinds of people – corporates, creatives, mums, dads, kids, inmates and elite athletes.

10 videos

Nicho Plowman

Nicho is an entrepreneur and meditation practitioner. 

7 videos

Matt Moran

Matt Moran is one of Australia’s best known celebrity chefs and restauranteurs.

4 videos

Luke Elvy

Luke Elvy is one of Australia’s top sports journalists and golf commentators. He is a young father facing many of the challenges being a parent throws at you.

6 videos

George Gregan

George Gregan is a retired Australian rugby union player who captained the Wallabies and made more appearances for his national team than any other player in the sport’s history. He is also the founder of the Gregan foundation.

4 videos

Shannon Noll

Shannon Noll is an Australian singer who came to prominence as runner-up of the first series of Australian Idol (2003), and is the only Australian male artist in Australian chart history to have ten consecutive top 10 singles.

7 videos

Peter Holder

Peter Holder is a well known Australian Magazine Publisher, Journalist and Non Fiction Writer.

13 videos

Jeff Fenech

Jeff Fenech has been the dominant figure in Australian prize fighting for the past 30 years. He talks openly about his family and strong beliefs in having good role models. He is also an ambassador for Angels Goal, an anti bullying organisation.

9 videos

Nigel Marsh

Nigel Marsh is the well known author of Fat Forty and Fired. His TED talk on work life balance has been seen by more than 2 million viewers.

5 videos

Robin Grille

Robin Grille is a father, a psychologist in private practice with twenty years’ experience, and a parenting educator. His articles on parenting and child development have been widely published in Australia and overseas. Robin’s first book: ‘Parenting for a Peaceful World’ (2005) has received international acclaim and led to speaking engagements around Australia, USA and New Zealand. ‘Heart to Heart Parenting’ (ABC Books) is Robin’s second book.

6 videos

Tom Carroll

Tom Carroll is a former professional surfer from Sydney. He won the Australian Junior Title in 1978, the Pro Juniors in 1977 and 1980, the 1983 and 1984 ASP World Tour, and the 1987 Pipe Masters.

5 videos

Jack Singleton

Jack is a  proud young father of his two-year-old son. He talks about the pressures of being a young father and the different roles that mum and dad play in the infant years. He gives an interesting insight into what he learnt from his own father and how he is passing that onto his son.

11 videos

Jesse Fink

Author Jesse Fink gives an open and honest insight into his life during his often very difficult divorce and tells us how it really was. He also discusses the new, better man he has become since the experience. He is an Ambassador for Beyond Blue, a website that helps deal with depression and anxiety.