Voting for the National Men’s Health Awards 2022 are now open. See the nominations for this category below:
Asher Packman / The Fifth Direction (NSW)
The Fifth Direction (formerly Warrior Within) was founded by Asher Packman in Melbourne, 2017. What began as a single men's group, developed into an online platform bringing together men's work teachers from around the world for online courses, sharing circles, meditation groups, breathwork classes and discussions on mythology and masculinity.
James Grima / MANonline (VIC)
James Grima has established a network of online men's groups called MANonline. The groups give men an opportunity to gather, to experience mateship, to develop resilient habits, to break down stigma and to talk about men’s stuff with other men.
Jason Bluett / Primal Man Project (QLD)
Jason Bluett launched the Primal Man Project three years ago on the premise that "we're living a long way from our design and we can bring back the best parts of what we've lost".
The Primal Man community has grown to over 350 men in 15 countries, who have taken part in over 250 events and programs including men's circles, retreats and workshops.
Paul Henley / Pathways Foundation (NSW)
Paul Henley is the co-founder and chair of Pathways Foundation, which has been leading and supporting men and boys for over 20 years. Pathways is a contemporary, community-based Rite of Passage for boys into manhood, which takes the form of a five or six-day bush camp for boys aged 13 – 15 years and their father or a male mentor.
Brendan Sullivan (TAS)
For more than 25 years, Brendan Sullivan has been a tireless voluntary contributor to men's work and men's wellbeing. He is one of a core group of men who started the annual Tasmanian Men's Gathering, which is now celebrating its 25th year and has touched the lives of hundreds of men.