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DOTING DAD: Father's Day gifts can be as simple or elaborate as you want them to be. That said, a guide to get you started never goes astray. Photo: Shutterstock
DOTING DAD: Father's Day gifts can be as simple or elaborate as you want them to be. That said, a guide to get you started never goes astray. Photo: Shutterstock

Make sure you're organised this Father's Day and sort out his gift well before September 5. Here's some ideas to suit a variety of dads.

Lonely Planet's Armchair Explorer: Discover the best in music, film, and literature from around the world, $34.99. Dad mightn't be able to travel very far right now, so bring some cultural experiences to him instead. booktopia.com.au

Lantern Bluetooth speaker, $229.99. Whether camping or just enjoying a relaxing evening in the backyard, this will keep the tunes playing and also has a fun party light mode. ecoxgear.com.au

Eau de toilette, $79. For dads who prefer a classic scent, this fragrance has notes of lavender and burnt wood. au.loccitane.com

Marc Martin BFF mug, $9.95. A top idea for kids who are spending their own pocket money and mightn't have access to a Father's Day stall this year. Comes gift boxed. maxwellandwilliams.com.au

Men's shoes, $130. If you know his size, shoes (or slippers) can be a welcome surprise gift. These runners have bold suede and mesh uppers, making them comfy enough to wear all day. newbalance.com.au

Whisky Lover's 500-piece jigsaw puzzle, $29.95. If dad didn't get into puzzles last lockdown, this could be a novel way to spend a quiet Sunday afternoon. spoilt.com.au

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Acer AOpen portable projector, $398. Perfect for dads who love a good flick on the big screen. With built-in speakers and up to five hours of battery life, this lightweight projector provides dad with a home cinema that'll fit in his back pocket. officeworks.com.au

Deluxe hammered copper cuff, $50. Made with hundreds of tiny hammer strikes, this pure copper cuff can be custom stamped on the inside or outside. empirecopper.com

Papa bear vase, $52. A symbol of love for all the papas out there. Fill it with something he's particularly fond of that's growing in your garden. jonesandco.com.au

Men's BodyfitZone Merino thermal top, $130. Has breathable zones for high intensity activity, thumb loops to keep sleeves in place and hands warm, and many other fancy features. icebreaker.com

DualSense charging station, $49.95. The perfect time saver for dad, charge up to two wireless controllers simultaneously without having to connect them to a PlayStation 5 console. Available from select retailers.

Smooth leather card case, $119. If dad's wallet or cardholder has seen better days, a replacement could be just the ticket - brownie points for the designer emblem. ralphlauren.com.au

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