Voting is now open to vote for the Men's Health Awards 2020 finalists.
Who do you want to see win an award for the work they are doing to improve the lives and health of men and boys?
After a lengthy nomination process and a strong field of contenders across five new categories, 62 candidates have been shortlisted across Australia.
There are 13 shortlisted nominations in the Local Men's Health Hero Award. This award is for an individual, male or female, who has made a significant difference by taking action to improve the lives and health of men and boys at a local level.
The Best Men's Lived Experience Speaker Award recognises those men who have helped improve the lives and health of men and boys by sharing his own personal health story as a lived experience speaker or consumer health advocate. There are 10 shortlisted nominations.
The award for Best Men's Group or Men's Program Award 2020 is open to any men's health group, large or small, who stands out for the way they are working to create a healthier future for men and boys and from an extraordinarily strong field, 15 initiatives have been shortlisted.
The Australian Men's Health Forum, who run these awards, were keen to recognise the women who are striving to improve the lives and health of men and boys through the Women Working in Men's Health Award. There are 13 shortlisted nominations across Australia.
Finally, the Award, Significant Response to COVID-19, recognises any individual, group or program that has responded effectively to the impact of COVID-19 on the lives and health of men and boys. This includes people on the frontline, working with men at risk of coronavirus, through to groups responding to the social and mental health impacts of the pandemic and people adapting to the challenge of social distancing by delivering initiatives online. There are 11 shortlisted nominations.
Voting is open until Sunday 14 June at 5pm AEST.
The winners of the 2020 National Men's Health Awards will be announced during Men's Health Week (from Monday 15 June) starting with the overall winners for every State and Territory.