Where is fatherhood going, and how far has it really come?
A. One in five Australians are dads. There are about 4.6 million fathers in Australia, and an estimated 2.2 million of them have children aged under 18. The median age of a first-time dad today is 31, so today’s emerging generation of dads are Gen Yers and are parenting Gen Alpha, born since 2010.