Help AMHF with an EOFY donation
With one day to go before the end of the financial year, the Australian Men’s Health Forum invites you to consider making a tax-deductible donation to men’s health and to support the important work we are doing to improve the lives of men and boys in Australia.
AMHF receives peak body funding, which covers a small portion of the activities we undertake to bring greater awareness to a diverse range of men’s health issues, and to collaborate with leaders in the men’s health sector on driving real change, from grassroots to government.
We played a key role in the development of the 2020-2030 Men’s Health Strategy and have long-campaigned for a national plan to tackle male suicide. AMHF took part in an extensive consultation period to help inform the work of the Morrison Government’s National Suicide Prevention Advisor, Christine Morgan, whose final advice to the PM included a strong focus on addressing male suicide.
We have conducted research on men’s lived experience of suicide to help inform Ms Morgan’s work, and more recently undertook research on the impact of the COVID1-19 pandemic on men and boys, commissioned by the National Mental Health Commission.
We also partnered with Suicide Prevention Australia to develop the new male suicide prevention website, Doing It Tough?, a comprehensive directory for men seeking mental health help, that launched in June at NSW Parliament House.
AMHF runs the annual, free-to-attend Men’s Health Connected Online Gathering – which brings a diverse group of people together to understand how they can more effectively help and work with men, and to hear from those who are leading the way.
We are also intent on putting important information into the hands of people who are committed to helping men improve their health, from volunteers working in community settings, to an increasing number of businesses, educators and cross-sector workers wanting to do something about the alarming state of men’s health.
But there is a long way to go.
Your financial assistance will help us to:
Ensure the men’s health sector is kept informed about new research and information
Raise awareness about the social factors that impact men’s health
Work with policy-makers to ensure they have the best information from our network of experts
Consult with the community on best practice
Drive campaigns around important events, such as Men’s Health Week and International Men’s Day
Promote the work of the men’s health sector and events they are staging across Australia
Help to improve the way health services work for men and boys
Share the work our members and supporters are doing through our communication channels
Develop more Know Your Man Facts toolkits and resources on a wide range of topics to assist those wanting to give their own talks, but lack the time and resources to create impactful and relevant material.
Ensure those who are doing great things in men’s health are duly recognised through the annual Men’s Health Awards.
Whatever you are able to give in support of AMHF is greatly appreciated.