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6th National Australian Men’s Shed Association Conference

Conference Name: 2015 Australian Men's Shed Association 6th National Conference
Location: Newcastle, NSW
Date: 17 - 20 October 2015
Venue: Civic Precinct Newcastle
Theme: Innovation

Description: This years’ theme “Innovation” will examine what sheds do on a day to day basis and focus on their future growth and development, whilst at the same time tackling the bigger picture issues such as the prevention of social isolation and engaging men within the community. Delegates will come from a broad spectrum of backgrounds, including "shedders", shed coordinators, health and aged care professionals, educators and policy makers.


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 are currently 111 events planned for this year's MHW, and more are being registered every day. Check out the official website for more details, and while you're there, take the time to order your free posters and fliers.


University of South Australia Male Studies courses commencing in 2014

The first of the University of South Australia Male Studies courses planned for 2014 is now accepting applications for enrolment.

You can find information about the first of the courses on offer – the Professional Certificate in Male Health and Male Health Promotion here.

You can also download a Registration Form, which must be completed if you are intending to undertake one or both courses in 2014, from here. Processing of enrolments will commence early in the New Year.

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2013 National Men's Health Gathering - Program Now Available

The 2013 National Men's Health Gathering has received overwhelming interest and it is with great pleasure that we now release the program.

  • As with previous Gatherings, the program is colour-coded to indicate the streams available on each day.
  • For cultural reasons, attendance at sessions designated for the National Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Male Health Convention, are restricted to men only, with the exception of the 0900 -1030 plenary session on Tuesday 22nd October. To accommodate women who have registered for the entire Gathering, we have introduced a special program on Tuesday - 'Working with Women in Men’s Health’, which is open to all registered delegates.
  • In response to the ongoing national gender debate, the AMHF is presenting its inaugural National Forum, ‘21st Century Man’ on Thursday 1100-1230. This Q & A - style event is not to be missed!
  • Your registration has more inclusions than ever before - the Cocktail Reception with Troy Cassar-Daley, the Awards Night Dinner and the Friday Gala Lunch with Peter FitzSimons.
  • With a diverse range of papers and workshops and an exciting social program for networking, this year’s event will be the most significant men's health and well being conference in the world.

To register please click here.

To view the program please click here.

To go to the official website please click here.


Men's Health Week: Showcasing local responses to male health...


Men's Health Week is just 4 weeks away!

Men's Health Week is about encouraging local people to respond to the health and wellbeing needs of boys and blokes as they see fit.

Based on the idea that local people and local services are best placed to tackle health challenges, our 'Health Snapshots' theme aims to showcase the many different and creative ways local communities are responding.

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