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Indigenous fathers build strong communities: here's how we can better support them

When approaching how to support the needs of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander families, there is a tendency in favour of strengthening and empowering mothers, rather than fathers.

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SMS4DeadlyDads supports First Nations Fathers

The text-support service for dads – SMS4Dads – is expanding to support First Nations fathers facing pregnancy loss, stillbirth or neonatal death, as well as providing information for soon-to-be Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander dads. 

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Aussie-Fit program adapted for rural and remote blokes

“Men residing in rural areas are less likely to participate in weight management interventions than women, and few men-specific programs target rural areas,” concludes a new study published in BMC Health.

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Men’s bush trips connect Aboriginal men to support networks

Regular bush trips for indigenous men in the Goldfields, WA, are supporting men to change their behaviour and access services they had no idea existed.

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Men of Bourke play key role in successful Maranguka Justice Reinvestment Project

The Maranguka Justice Reinvestment Project in Bourke, NSW, has been identified as one of eight case studies where organisations and individuals are making significant impacts to enrich the lives of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and youth.

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100K grant to support Aboriginal men’s health in Gunnedah

The NSW Government has allocated $100,000 funding to a new program for Indigenous men in Gunnedah, which will be run by the Min Min Aboriginal Corporation.

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A new way out: More Cultural Rehabs Less Jail program making an impact

After 15 years in prison, proud Wiradjuri man Jeff Amatto knows too well the failure of the correctional system in Australia to rehabilitate men who have fallen on tough times.

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NT announces $100k funding for men's programs

The Northern Territory Government has announced $100,000 funding to support programs that improve the health and emotional wellbeing of Territorian men. 

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More funding needed to fight prostate cancer say experts

Prostate cancer continues to receive less funding than other major cancers according to the Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia (PCFA).

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Health services failing male victims of child sexual abuse, says industry leader

Craig Hughes-Cashmore, guest speaker at the newly established National Men’s Lived Experience of Suicide Network, says mental health services are under-equipped to identify and deal with male victims of child sexual abuse who are at risk of suicide. 

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