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Mensline Australia

  • For instant, confidential, male-friendly counselling contact MENSLINE AUSTRALIA - 24/7 professional support for men - phone 1300 78 99 78 (cost of a local call). Or go to their website.

Connections in Men's Health

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Data and Policies on Men's and Boys' Health 

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Fathers, Relationships, Children and Families

  • Aunties & Uncles Australia - an "extended" family, a non-judgmental friendship and mentoring network, striving to build a better life for children who are socially or emotionally at risk
  • Australian Institute of Family Studies Australia - The AIFS also operates the Family Relationships Clearinghouse
  • California Men's Centers USA - a great resource on discrimination against men and fathers
  • Dads and Kids Australia - a site for divorced and separated dads
  • Dads in Distress Inc. Australia - A dedicated support group of men (in Australia) whose immediate concern is to stem the present trend of male suicide due to the trauma of divorce or separation. Phone: 1300 85 3437 Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm. Email:
  • Dads on the Air Australia - Sydney community radio station 2GLF (89.3 FM ) The program covers areas such as the Family Court, the Child Support Agency, Legal Aid, child welfare, boys education, male suicide, mens health, institutional bias against men and many other gender or family related subjects
  • Divorce First Aid Kit New Zealand
  • Domestic Violence New Zealand - Site with some good articles designed to dispel a few of the common anti-male myths
  • Families Need Fathers UK - A UK based organisation with information on parenting and fathers
  • Family Court Home Page Australia
  • Family Court Secrets Australia - A website where you can order online a copy of a survival guide to the Family Court
  • Family Law Home Page Australia
  • Family Law Reform & Assistance Association Australia
  • Family Law WEBGUIDE Australia
  • Family Relationships On-line Australia - is an Australian Government site with a lot of useful information
  • Father Inclusive Practice Australia - from the Family Action Centre at the University of Newcastle
  • Fatherhood Support Program Australia - operating out of Adelaide's Women and Children Hospital. The Fatherhood Project aims to support men in their role as a parent. Part of the Children and Families Integration Service, the program is managed by the Parenting Network and works closely with WCH antenatal staff and midwives to provide support for men who are about to become dads
  • Fathers Direct UK - National Information Centre on Fatherhood. Information is available on issues such as early years, young fathers, parenting education etc., with links within each of the issues to news, training information, policy updates, research summaries and guides for supporting fathers and their families
  • Living Is For Everyone (LIFE)Australia A world-class suicide and self-harm prevention resource funded by the Commonwealth Department of Health and Ageing
  • McKenzie Friends Australia - is a new service that provides court/tribunal support and trial consulting for people in the courts and government organisations. They specialise in helping people who are representing themselves
  • Men's Rights Agency Australia - A lot of content (largely media articles, but some research reports) on Family Law, Child Support, sole parenting & shared parenting, domestic violence etc
  • MENDS Home Page Australia - An excellent program (which unfortunately costs - write to your local MP and complain about this) for men coming to terms with relationship breakdown
  • National Centre for Fathering USA - Americans may have problems electing a decent President, but they do know how to make web sites. This hi-tech site has an impressive amount of information about being a dad
  • National Men's Forum 2004 Australia - link to Conference proceedings at Family Services Australia
  • Parent Line Australia - A free 24 hour telephone counselling, information and referral service for parents and carers of children aged 0 to 18 in New South Wales. 1300 1300 52
  • Pathways to Manhood Foundation Australia
  • Same sex domestic violence Australia - A resource site from ACON
  • Stepfamily Association of Victoria Australia - Providing support, resources and referrals to Victorians in or considering a stepfamily. They provide a STEPFAMILY HELPLINE that is available Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm - (03) 9481 1500. Click here also to download a media pack about the STEPFAMILY HELPLINE
  • Think Twice Australia - Counselling and Programs For Relationship Abuse Prevention and Recovery

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Masculinities and Gender Issues

  • Glenn Sacks Homepage USA - a US based columnist who offers male-positive reporting on a range of issues
  • History & critique of gender construction Australia - link to Babette Francis' paper from the 7th AIFS Conference
  • If Men Have All The Power....How Come Women Make The Rules??? USA - A FREE download book - designed to be as much fun as thought-provoking
  • Men's Bibliography Australia (thanks to Michael Flood from Canberra for making this available). This is primarily - although not exclusively - a “femo-masculinities” list of references, and notes a number of works by those who propose pathologising discourses about men - see esp Connell or Kimmel
  • Mens Wellbeing Australia (QLD) - Focuses on developing the wellbeing of men to foster healthy relationships, families and communities. As a community, they provide innovative nationwide experiential programs that enable men to support men through groups, gatherings and online resources.
  • MENZhome New Zealand A men's activist site - a lot of good information on general and specific gender issues
  • Warren Farrell USA Author of seven books on gender issues that are sympathetic to the perspectives and needs of both men and women

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Physical Health 

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Specific Male Populations

(Boys, Older Men, Indigenous Men, Rural Men, Gay Men etc)

  • Aboriginal Men's Site Australia - offers information and contacts for Aboriginal men living in NSW. Has a downloadable directory of men's groups
  • Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER) Australia - provides links to government reports and research on boys' education
  • Australian Indigenous Health InfoNet Australia - An extensive and rich site.
  • Boys and Learning SiteAustralia - Research group on men and families with Dr. Peter West
  • Boys and Schools USA - This program is a project of the U.S. Men's Health Network, an organisation committed to improving the health and well-being of men and boys
  • The Boys Initative USA - a groundbreaking national campaign to shed light on documented trends in recent years pertaining to the decline in boys’ and young mens' achievement
  • The Boys Project USA - helping boys become successful men
  • Boys, drugs and ADHD USA - Ritalin®, Concerta® Adderall®, amphetamines and other stimulant medications
  • FTM (Female-to-Male) Australia -peer support and information organisation for men who experience transsexualism and female-to-male transgender people
  • GLBTI Health Alliance Australia - established by a number of organisations working at a State and Territory level in the area of GLBTI health research, programs and services, including HIV/AIDS
  • Male Ageing Australia - Transcript of Radio National Program 2000
  • Multi-cultural Health Factsheets Australia - factsheets on a variety of male health issues in major community languages
  • OMNI (Older Men's Network) Australia - A meeting place for older men to talk, enjoy time together, discuss issues and develop friendships
  • Refugee & Immigrant men Australia - the Diversity health Institute contains information about men's health, as well as a range of other health categories
  • Rural Health Australia - A site on general rural health matters - some articles on men in conferences and publications
  • Ten Things teachers can do to help boys learn Australia - Dr Peter West has many practical ideas about helping boys learn on his website about men's and boys' issues
  • Veterans' Health Australia - The Department of Veterans' Affairs men's health site. Good information for veterans and all men, includes contact details for counselling services, newsletters and health information

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Work and Men's Health

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Other Useful Men's Links

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