On three consecutive nights in far north Queensland later this month, men over the age of 18 are invited to enjoy a free night in celebration of mateship at the 2019 Wellman Tour.
A new dads’ group set up in Terrigal in NSW last September says it has expanded to nearly 40 groups across six states in just a few months.
The DILF Club (they say it stands for “Dads I’d Like To Friend”), was set up with the aim of establishing support networks for dads with younger children.Read more
There was some great news for Aussie blokes this week, meat pies could be good for men's health.
The food writer Callan Boys once said: “there are more pie varieties in our wide, brown-minced land than you can shake a sauce bottle at” and now the iconic pie has inspired a new men’s health program called the Men’s Pie Club.Read more
Mates are good for men's health. Having high-quality, close relationships and feeling socially connected to the people in our life, reduces the risk of poor health and increases life expectancy. The opposite is also true - lack of social connection is bad for men's health.
That's why we refer to "social connection" as one of the key social factors that shape men's health in our Framework For A Healthier Future (A Conceptual Framework For Taking Action To Improve Men And Boys' Health).Read more
Last week was World Mental Health Day (Wednesday 10th October) and we asked some of our colleagues in the men's health sector to share their thoughts on men's mental health with us. Here's what Professor John Macdonald from the Men's Health Information and Resource Centre had to say:Read more