Our advisory groups provide valuable feedback that informs the design, development, implementation and review of our programs and activities. 


If you're interested in joining or finding out more about our reference groups, please contact us.


Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Male Health Reference Group

Key objective: To inform the areas of priority and program and activity development to improve the education and awareness of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander men's health.



Dr Mick Adams BSW, BAppSc, MA, PhD (Chair)

Senior Research Fellow, Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet, Edith Cowan University

Jason Bonson GDipIndigHP

Northern Territory Health 

Karl Briscoe GCertPubSecMgmt, MPH

CEO, National Association of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Workers and Practitioners

Jack Bulman BHlthSc

CEO, Mibbinbah Spirit Healing

Dr Kootsy Canuto BA, BA (Hons), PhD

Health Researcher, South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute

Anthony Castro

A/District Manager, Population & Primary Health Care Outreach, Top End Regional Health Services, NT Health

Dr Keith Gleeson BMed, BAppSc, FRACGP

General Practitioner, Ochre Medical Centre Boggabri; Board Director, Australian Indigenous Doctors’ Association

Dr Jacob Prehn BSocSc, MSW, PhD

Indigenous Fellow - Lecturer, University of Tasmania

Dr Mark Wenitong BMed

Public Health Medical Advisor, Apunipima Cape York Health Council; General Practitioner

General Practice Advisory Group

Key objective: To support the review and development of training activities for GPs, act as key advocates for men’s health in the GP sector by promoting training opportunities and resources, and support the implementation of men’s health campaigns in general practice.



Dr Sovan Dey

General Practitioner

Dr Glenn Duns MDCM, MPH, FRACGP (Chair)

General Practitioner

Dr James Navin Richards MBBS, FRACGP

General Practitioner

Prof Meredith Temple-Smith

Department of General Practice and Primary Care, Melbourne Medical School

Health Practitioner Advisory Group

Key objective: To support the review and development of training activities for health practitioners, act as key advocates for men’s health by promoting training opportunities and resources, and support the implementation of men’s health campaigns in primary care.



John Brown JP, GDipHlthSc, FACN, RN

Primary Health Care Nurse

Kendall Gow

Nurse Practitioner, Men's Health Urology
Ryan Hon BSci(Hons), DPT, MMSKPT, APAM Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist, Honorary Adjunct Research Officer

Luke Mitchell BNurs, MPH (Sexual Health)

Prostate Nurse

Tony Lane RN

Director of Nursing

Aaron Richardson BNurs, GCertCM, GCertSTWM

Clinical Cooordinator
Jacob Roberts RN, Grad Cert (Emerg), ANI Clinical Nurse-Hyperbaric and Diving Medical Unit (RHH), Authorised Nurse Immuniser, Registered Nurse-Australian Antarctic Division

Faisal Sabih BHlthSc, GDip HP, GCert DE, GCertPCan

Primary Health Care Nurse

Timothy Stewart


Helen Storer DipCom&ChldHlth, DipPM 

Practice Manager, Practice Nurse

Mark Thompson BSc, GCertSexHlth

Registered Nurse Div. 1

Michael Whitehead BNurs, MClinNurs (Chair)

Men's Health Clinical Nurse Consultant