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EMALE Issue 118 (January 2013)

January 1, 2013
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EMALE Issue 118 (January 2013)

In this month's issue: is being a bit overweight all that bad for you? keeping your mind young and alert engaging men national training seminar SLIMS and the decline of partnering in Australia The Real Reason Men Die Sooner and Live Sicker news briefs ...
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Men are crying out for equality too, especially in parenting

December 30, 2012
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Men are crying out for equality too, especially in parenting

We were on the tram, me and two little boys. It was a Saturday evening in June and the three of us were returning from a football match. One child was my son, now seven years old, the other his schoolfriend. Two matronly women noticed the three of us ...
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Father knows best as single dads tackle the other glass ceiling

December 25, 2012
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Father knows best as single dads tackle the other glass ceiling

Dads' group members Don Crinson (left) with son Merlin and James Vincent with daughter Ashley. Photo: James Boddington Charles Areni was shopping alone in a city department store between Monday meetings when he realised he was being watched. His three...
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Education system is biased towards girls, yet we do nothing

December 22, 2012
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Education system is biased towards girls, yet we do nothing

The Weekend Australian, Saturday December 22, 2012 Australia’s feminised curriculum puts boys at a significant disadvantage ANGELA SHANAHAN IT is an experience I have relived eight times, the stomach churning anticipation as we wait in agony for...
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13 Reasons it is Unlucky to be Male

November 23, 2012
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13 Reasons it is Unlucky to be Male

An abridged version of this article appeared as an op-ed in the Newcastle Herald on November 17, 2012, and on the Online Opinion website on November 23, 2012. November 19 is International Men’s Day: a time to promote male role models; to celebra...
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Health tips for Fly In Fly Out (FIFO) workers

November 14, 2012
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Health tips for Fly In Fly Out (FIFO) workers

Assoc. Prof. Gary Misan, Ms Chloe Oesterbroek, Centre for Rural Health and Community Development, UniSA

There is no doubt that long swings, twelve hour shifts, long hours sitting in front of computer terminals or driving machinery, as much as you can eat and drink laid out free all day every day in the mess halls,...
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Save the date | 2013 National Men’s Health Gathering

November 14, 2012
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Save the date | 2013 National Men’s Health Gathering

The 2013 National Men’s Health Gathering will be held in Brisbane from the 22nd – 25th October at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre Incorporating; The 7th National Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Male Health Convention ...
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Men in search of their spirit

November 14, 2012
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Men in search of their spirit

Written by Chiara Muzzin Bhutan is known in some circles to be a place of happiness and mystery. To others, Bhutan is unknown. Located between Tibet and India, the country thrives with culture and awe-inspiring scenery. The people’s authentic sm...
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Victorian Male Health Conference – important development

November 13, 2012
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Victorian Male Health Conference – important development

The inaugural Victorian Male Health Conference is less than one week away and there has been an important development:   

Unfortunately the Conference has not been able to attract sufficient registrations to make the Gathering financially viable over two days.

Consequently, the Gathering has been reduced to a one day program to be held on...
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Help us launch a new male health resource: MENGAGE

November 8, 2012
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Help us launch a new male health resource: MENGAGE

MENGAGE is the newly released male health clearinghouse in New South Wales. MENGAGE brings a diverse set of resources, programs and profiles together to showcase new and established findings in male health. It is designed to answer the ques...
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Movember and Sons: Open for Business

November 1, 2012
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Movember and Sons: Open for Business

OFFICIAL MO NEWS & CULTURE Movember 2012 has arrived and we're getting down to the raw hard truths of the past two years and taking a look, quite simply, at what it means to be a better man. 2012 is the year of Movember & Sons. The collectiv...
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The myth of the tyrannical dad (BBC News, UK)

October 29, 2012
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The myth of the tyrannical dad (BBC News, UK)

Lily Barron (nee Jones), left, and family when her father was home on leave Fathers of yesteryear tend to be portrayed as cold, detached, even callous creatures. But, says Steve Humphries, the cuddly, hands-on, sentimental dads we know today are by n...
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The Baby Shed: a hands on workshop for new dads (Randwick, Sydney)

October 9, 2012
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The Baby Shed: a hands on workshop for new dads (Randwick, Sydney)

Venue: JNC Randwick, 2 Albert Street behind 155 Avoca Street Dates: Saturday 13th, 20th & 27th October 2012 9am – 11am SENC Family Support Project at South East Neighbourhood Centre in partnership with Karitane and Junction Neighbourhood...
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Victorian Male Health Gathering 2012

October 4, 2012
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Victorian Male Health Gathering 2012

Male Health Victoria is proud to announce the inaugural Victorian Male Health Gathering 2012 - The Journeys of Men and Boys. November 19-20, 2012. Please see this flyer for more details, or visit the Gathering webpage at http://malehealthvic.org.au/con...
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EMALE Issue 115 (October 2012)

October 1, 2012
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EMALE Issue 115 (October 2012)

In this month's issue: NATIONAL UPDATE: What’s happening across Australia to improve male health & wellbeing? Queensland update: MEN’S WELLBEING INC Victoria update: Male Health Victoria (MHV) New South Wales update: The Men’s Hea...
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The 13th Australian Transplant Games, Newcastle, September 29 through October 6

September 26, 2012
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The 13th Australian Transplant Games, Newcastle, September 29 through October 6

Australia’s most inspirational sporting event, the Australian Transplant Games, is held every two years. The Games provide living proof of the success of transplantation and encourage all Australians to discuss organ and tissue donation with the...
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