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For Men’s Health Week – have the chat that saves lives!

June 9, 2014
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For Men’s Health Week – have the chat that saves lives!

Men’s Health Week is a good time to ask the blokes in your life – have you thought about organ and tissue donation? In Australia there are around 1,600 men, women and children on transplant waiting lists at any one time.  With only 1%...
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Preventing and Responding to Sexual and Domestic Violence against Men – A Guidance Note for Security Sector Institutions

June 7, 2014
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Preventing and Responding to Sexual and Domestic Violence against Men – A Guidance Note for Security Sector Institutions

Large numbers of men are subjected to Sexual and Domestic Violence (SDV). For example, official statistics from Australia estimate that 336,000 men (4 per cent of the male population) have been victims of sexual violence and 448,000 men (5.3 per cent)...
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Does men’s health policy deserve our special attention? (Seminar)

June 1, 2014
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Does men’s health policy deserve our special attention? (Seminar)

Deakin public health policy seminar: DOES MEN’S HEALTH POLICY DESERVE OUR SPECIAL ATTENTION? The Deakin public health policy seminar series is targeted at senior researchers, academics and policy makers. Date: Tuesday 10 June 2014 Time: 12pm for...
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Does men’s health policy deserve our special attention? (Seminar)

June 1, 2014
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Does men’s health policy deserve our special attention? (Seminar)

Deakin public health policy seminar: DOES MEN’S HEALTH POLICY DESERVE OUR SPECIAL ATTENTION? The Deakin public health policy seminar series is targeted at senior researchers, academics and policy makers. Date: Tuesday 10 June 2014 Time: 12pm for...
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EMALE Issue 135 (June 2014)

June 1, 2014
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EMALE Issue 135 (June 2014)

In this month's issue: Being a man in 2014 by Dr Peter West Men’s Health Week June 9 - 15, 2014 Budget causes unnecessary long term pain back pain - visit the Back Cave news briefs Men’s magazine reading linked to unwanted sexual behavior...
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EMALE Issue 135 (June 2014)

June 1, 2014
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EMALE Issue 135 (June 2014)

In this month's issue: Being a man in 2014 by Dr Peter West Men’s Health Week June 9 - 15, 2014 Budget causes unnecessary long term pain back pain - visit the Back Cave news briefs Men’s magazine reading linked to unwanted sexual behavior...
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MISTER Newsletter

May 30, 2014
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MISTER Newsletter

MISTER - Men's Information Sheet to Every Region - is an electronic newsletter with the purpose of Networking Men's Groups and communities in New South Wales (and Beyond). To read the latest edition or subscribe to the newsletter, go to their website....
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Just 10 days until Men’s Health Week – order your free posters and fliers now!

May 30, 2014
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Just 10 days until Men’s Health Week – order your free posters and fliers now!

Men's Health Week 2014 runs from June 9th to 15th. This year's theme is Celebrating Your AchieveMENts - celebrating the great things our boys and our blokes bring to our lives! Through the different parts of our lives, men and boys are celebrating their everyday achievements and getting healthy in the process...

There...
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#ViolenceIsViolence: Domestic abuse advert Mankind

May 25, 2014
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#ViolenceIsViolence: Domestic abuse advert Mankind

The best ad about male victims of domestic violence we've ever seen. Already going viral with almost 1.5 million views. 40% of domestic violence is against men in the UK. #ViolenceIsViolence, no matter who it's aimed at. The Mankind helpline costs jus...
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Share your story: A safer future for children

May 12, 2014
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Share your story: A safer future for children

The Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse is investigating how institutions like schools, churches, sports clubs and government organisations have responded to allegations and instances of child sexual abuse. In its first...
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“Out on a Limb” book review by Greg Millan

May 1, 2014
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“Out on a Limb” book review by Greg Millan

Simon Turner is a single father who has written and published a book called “Out on a Limb - A single fathers guide to his family’s lore of the jungle” for other single fathers on a similar journey to obtain a shared care agreement f...
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“Out on a Limb” book review by Greg Millan

May 1, 2014
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“Out on a Limb” book review by Greg Millan

Simon Turner is a single father who has written and published a book called “Out on a Limb - A single fathers guide to his family’s lore of the jungle” for other single fathers on a similar journey to obtain a shared care agreement f...
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EMALE Issue 134 (May 2014)

May 1, 2014
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EMALE Issue 134 (May 2014)

In this month's issue: Households struggle between pay days Airline child seating policies: all men are not potential paedophiles Male Menopause: No longer a myth by Jed Diamond men’s health services TRAINING PROGRAMS news briefs Men, Unemploym...
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EMALE Issue 134 (May 2014)

May 1, 2014
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EMALE Issue 134 (May 2014)

In this month's issue: Households struggle between pay days Airline child seating policies: all men are not potential paedophiles Male Menopause: No longer a myth by Jed Diamond men’s health services TRAINING PROGRAMS news briefs Men, Unemploym...
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Join us for breakfast to raise awareness of men’s health (Melbourne)

May 1, 2014
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Join us for breakfast to raise awareness of men’s health (Melbourne)

Keynote speaker: The Honourable Jeff Kennett AC, the founding Chairman of beyondblue; along with a panel of industry leaders from sports, business and entertainment. Funds will go towards supporting the work of Foundation 49: Men’s Health. When:...
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Men, Unemployment and Suicide: Australia 2014. A Social and Political Issue – NOT a ‘Mental Health’ Diagnosis

April 19, 2014
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Men, Unemployment and Suicide: Australia 2014. A Social and Political Issue – NOT a ‘Mental Health’ Diagnosis

By Anthony Smith, Industry Partner to the NHMRC Center for Research Excellence in Suicide Prevention (CRESP). This Paper is an extension of an earlier Paper from 2012. A summarised version of the 2012 Paper was published in the Report Obsessive Hope...
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