Men's health



Findings from Ten to Men: the Australian Longitudinal Study on Male Health, 2013–16

Using data collected during 2013/14 and 2015/16 from the ongoing 'Ten to Men' study, this report provides valuable details about a diverse set of health conditions and behaviours among boys, male adolescents and adult men in Australia.

Uti Kulintjaku Watiku Project Executive Summary

The Uti Kulintjaku Watiku (Men’s) Project is an innovative, Anangu-led initiative to develop community capacity and resilience and prevent family violence. A developmental evaluation approach, has been built into the Uti Kulintjaku Watiku Project from the beginning. This report presents findings from the evaluation.
Journal article

The role of modelling in the policy decision making process for cancer screening: example of prostate specific antigen screening

This commentary article considers the importance of simulation modelling in the decision-making process for (prostate) cancer screening.

Beyond the emergency: a national study of ambulance responses to men’s mental health

This research identified that acute male mental health presentations to ambulance services are both frequent and complex, with paramedics feeling that they are poorly equipped to respond effectively.

National men's health strategy 2020-2030

This strategy builds on the National Male Health Policy 2010, and outlines Australia’s national approach to improving health outcomes for all men and boys, particularly those at greatest risk of poor health.
Discussion paper

Men's health 2018: position paper

The AMA has called for a major overhaul of men’s health policy, saying a new, national men’s health strategy is needed to address the different expectations, experiences, and situations facing Australian men.

Kurruna Mwarre Ingkintja – Good Spirit Men’s Place research project report

This paper reports on the the research project Kurruna Mwarre Ingkintja – Good Spirit Men’s Place. The project was commissioned by the two organisations – Creating A Safe Supportive Environment and the Central Australian Aboriginal Congress.

Men more reluctant to go to the doctor – and it’s putting them at risk

Men can expect to die approximately five years sooner than women, and men are more likely to die as a result of unintentional injury and suicide relative to women. These differences are not well explained by physiological differences between men and women. One possible explanation...

Men's health matters because men matter

In a bid to draw attention to the often overlooked health-related issues affecting men from culturally and linguistically diverse communities (CALD), the ECCV Health Policy Sub-committee decided that its main focus would be on this in 2014. A roundtable discussion, ‘Men’s health matter because men...

Improving e-therapy for mood disorders among lesbians and gay men

This toolkit provides a set of guidelines for tailoring mood-disorder e-therapies to the needs of same-sex attracted people. It gives developers of e-therapies a set of practical recommendations for adjusting e-therapies to more effectively accommodate lesbians and gay men. These recommendations are supported by in-depth...

Men's health resource kit - Kit 1: Practitioners’ guide to accessible health care for men

This document offers discussion and analysis that indicates present access to health services by males is less than optimal, and there are indeed opportunities to improve access and ultimately male health.
Briefing paper

Improving policy and practice responses for men sexually abused in childhood

A significant number of men in Australia are victims of child sexual abuse. While a growing number of services offer therapeutic support and counselling for men, the issue of men's sexual victimisation has not become a public policy issue. It is suggested that conceptualising and...

Select Committee on men's health

This report looks at issues and policy which impinge most directly on men's health, and at the need to support research and provide good clinical care and education and awareness campaigns that seek to improve men's understanding of their health. The inquiry was established to...