Proposed Graduate Diploma in Male Studies – your feedback sought

      The University of South Australia and the Australian Institute of Male Health and Studies (AIMHS) are proposing to establish a Graduate Diploma in Male Studies to be offered in Australia and internationally in 2014. This program will be the first of its kind to be offered anywhere in the world. The Graduate […]

Doctor Greg Canning quits James Cook University teaching post over feminist colleague Betty McLellan’s ‘sexual vilification’ of men

Daniel Bateman - Townsville Bulletin

JAMES Cook University is embroiled in an ugly battle of the sexes which has resulted in one academic resigning in protest at the lack of discipline of his “extreme” feminist colleague.

JCU School of Medicine adjunct senior lecturer Dr Greg Canning has quit his teaching job of 10 years, claiming the university failed to caution Adjuct Associate Professor Betty McLellan, who he has accused of publicly practicing sexual vilification.

Why Australian Universities Need Male Studies Curriculum and How it Would Help Fathers and Children

A contribution from Grant Wilson, Canadian Children's Rights Council

Male Studies should be included in the curriculum of all universities in Australia.
Although male studies would counteract the many strange and misandric views of men and masculinity sold by extreme feminist academia, there’s more to the idea of a Males Studies curriculum than that.

British Airways compensates man ‘humiliated’ over child seat policy

Dhruti Shah, BBC News

 Two years later and Australia now has its own version of airline seating discrimination with Virgin Australia. Read more here. Mirko Fischer said he worried what message was being sent to children Related Stories BA ‘victimises male passengers’ Seat row mother ordered off plane BA has compensated a passenger who was “humiliated’ over its policy […]

Labor abandoned suicidal MP, says sister

The Age - Melbourne

The leadership of the federal Labor Party abandoned Victorian MP Greg Wilton in the days before his suicide five years ago, his sister said today. Leeanda Wilton today publicly backed Mark Latham over his claims last week that a toxic political environment inside the ALP contributed to Mr Wilton’s death in June 2000. Mr Latham […]

When work is hazardous to a man’s reproductive health

CCH Australia - Gaby Grammeno, OHS consultant

Surely a man’s occupation could not influence his reproductive health. Wrong. Concern about sperm has blossomed with the advent of IVF – In Vitro Fertilisation.

Before that, infertility was often considered a female problem, but IVF professionals report a significant and perhaps increasing proportion of cases in which there are problems with sperm. Debate rages about whether male fertility is on the decline.

Men Alone and at Risk –

Bettina Arndt -

“Our darling Greg died of a broken heart,” announced the death notice placed by his mother and sister when Federal MP Greg Wilton killed himself last year. Wilton’s death attracted massive publicity, highlighting the marriage break-up and loss of his children as events precipitating his drastic action. Three weeks earlier Wilton was found in a distressed state in a car with his two young children.

Greg Wilton, 44, was well aware of the vulnerability of men in his situation. Three years earlier he gave a speech in parliament commenting on a report on youth suicide, pointing out that the group at greatest risk of killing themselves were adult men.

Family Court Driving Fathers To Suicide

Dr Muriel Newman MP

ACT New Zealand Social Welfare Spokesman Dr Muriel Newman today called on the Government to make provision for shared parenting in its Care of Children Bill – to avoid New Zealand mirroring Australia, where family law is driving many fathers to suicide. “According to Australian statistics, males aged 25-44 are most at risk of suicide. […]

Support Payments “Drove Man To Suicide”

Megan Doherty, Canberra Times

“You’ve Pushed Him To The Grave”, Ex-Partner Tells CSA Officer. Queenbeyan woman Kate Gibbs is convinced the pressure of making child support payments while being unable to build a new life of his own is what finally drove her former partner to commit suicide. Ms Gibbs and Warrant Gilbert always expected to support his three […]

Parental Payments Cost “Three Lives A Day”

Megan Doherty, Canberra Times

As many as three men a day are committing suicide because the nation’s child-support system is driving them over the edge, according to the Lone Father’s Association Australia. Association President Barry Williams said the claim was not based any official figures but on anecdotal evidence such as phone calls made to its 22 branches around […]