About DadSpace

Developed by the Parent-Infant Research Institute (PIRI), Dad Space is a free information website to support the mental and emotional wellbeing of dads who are expecting or have just welcomed a baby into their life. DadSpace, provides information, strategies, tips, resources, and advice specifically for dads.

Website users can access tools and a range of information and resources including:

  • Access to an online treatment program for anxiety and depression through the DadBooster Study
  • The DadSpace Blog
  • A tool kit of treatment and information resources including Towards Parenthood, Baby Steps, MumSpace and the BUPA Parent and Wellbeing Program
  • Personal Stories from Dads talking about their experiences and insights from health professionals.

Who is DadSpace for?

This website is suitable for dads who are expecting or have just welcomed a baby into their life and are seeking support.

Is there a cost to use DadSpace?

No – DadSpace is free to access and use.

How to access DadSpace

DadSpace can be accessed at

DadSpace Research and Evaluation

The development of DadSpace was informed by evidence-based research conducted by PIRI and ongoing consultation with Australian dads. The Institute is a leading body recognized internationally for 21 years of ground-breaking research into perinatal depression and anxiety and translating research to practice.

Visit this page to read more about the research conducted by the Parent-Infant Research Institute (PIRI).