Australia’s Men’s Shed movement is helping save older men’s lives, according to Greg Hunt MP, who last week announced $11m of new funding over the next four years.Read more
Ian Westmoreland hasn’t earned an income since moving from his role as a well paid IT project manager five years ago to his unpaid work improving men’s mental health today.Read more
Former Western Bulldogs skipper Bob Murphy has sparked a debate about the changing nature of masculinity as expressed by a new generation of footy stars, in an article for The Age newspaper.Read more
As health outcomes for men are recognised the world over as being much worse than among women, the University of Technology in Sydney is drawing together the insights of transdisciplinary researchers to discuss innovative interventions that promote men’s physical and mental health.Read more
Men of all ages and social backgrounds are more likely than women to be overweight and obese, but nearly four times less likely to have weight-loss surgery, according to new research from the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare.Read more
Women all over the world are outliving men and so more action is needed to improve men and boys’ health, according to a new report from the World Health Organization (WHO).
More than 140 million children will be born in 2019, with the boys expected to die 4.4 years younger than the girls of average (69.8 years v 74.2 years).Read more
With suicide rates among construction workers higher than any other group in Australia, a blueprint for better mental health in the industry has arrived, along with $700,000 in funding to support a range of initiatives for men’s mental health.Read more
The suicide prevention charity R U OK? has launched a new campaign targeting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander suicide.
Called ‘Stronger Together’, the campaign leans on culturally appropriate resources to provide guidance on addressing suicide among Indigenous communities.Read more
Loneliness is impacting the physical and mental health of Australians and men are feeling the impact, according to the CEO of a leading mental health charity.Read more
Lecturer in psychology and counselling at the University of Southern Queensland, James Brown, is seeking to explore the barriers and enablers of father involvement in parenting.Read more