2013 National Men's Health Gathering

The 2013 National Men’s Health Gathering was held in Brisbane from the 22nd – 25th October Incorporating the:

  • 7th National Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Male Health Convention.
  • 10th National Men’s Health Conference.
  • Inaugural Men and Vulnerable Families Forum.

To see the program click here.

To see the presentations click here

To see the gathering report for 2013 click here.

Forum Highlights

21st Century Man: The Way Forward

A stand-out session from the 2013 National Men's Health Gathering in Brisbane was the world-focus keynote discussion panel sponsored by the Australian Men's Health Forum, titled 21st Century Man: The Way Forward.

This discussion about the changing roles of men and boys is something Australia and the world have been waiting for – and is now available on YouTube.

Chaired by AMHF President, Julian Krieg, speakers included:

§  Dr Warren Farrell, educator and author

§  Glen Poole, Director of the UK consultancy Helping Men

§  Dr Arne Rubinstein, author “The Making of Men”

§  Gary Misan, University of South Australia.

Watch the complete forum:


Watch Excerpts:

Gary Misan:

Glen Poole:

Dr Arne Rubenstein:

Dr Warren Farrell:

Q & A:

Working with men and relationship issues – opportunities and challenges.

This session took place at the 2013 National Men's Health Gathering and explored many contemporary issues around men, fathers and relationships, and how to better support them.

The entire event, including an extensive Q & A session, filmed on Friday 25 October 2013 at 9am, is now available on Youtube.

  • Glen Poole, Director of the UK consultancy Helping Men.