Our reference 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

Mr Jason Bonson GDipIndigHP

Northern Territory Health 

Mr Karl Briscoe GCertPubSecMgmt, MPH

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

Mr Jack Bulman BHlthSc

CEO, Mibbinbah Spirit Healing

Dr Kootsy Canuto BA, BA (Hons), PhD

Health Researcher, South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute

Mr 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

A/Prof Chris Lawrence MAE, PhD

Director (Indigenous Engagement), Faculty of Engineering & Information Technology, University of Technology Sydney

Dr Jacob Prehn BSocSc, MSW, PhD

Indigenous Fellow - Lecturer, University of Tasmania

Mr John Singer

Executive Director, Nganampa Health Council

Dr Mark Wenitong BMed

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

General Practitioner 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 Geoff Broomhall MBBS, DRCOG, MRACGP (Chair)

HealthPathways Clinical Editor, Eastern Melbourne PHN; General Practitioner


General Practitioner

Dr James Navin Richards MBBS, FRACGP

General Practitioner

Dr Alan Wright MBBS, MFM, GCertUT

General Practitioner

Nursing & Allied Health Advisory Group

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



Ms Dell Lovett MN (Research), GCert DE, MACN, RN (Chair)

Primary Health Care Nurse

Ms Karen Bellchambers RN/RM

Primary Health Care Nurse

Mr Luke Mitchell BNurs, MPH (Sexual Health)

Prostate Nurse

Mr Faisal Sabih BHlthSc, GDip HP, GCert DE, GCertPCan

Primary Health Care Nurse

Mr Michael Whitehead BNurs, MClinNurs

Primary Health Care Nurse

Mr John Brown JP, GDipHlthSc, FACN, RN

Primary Health Care Nurse

Mr Tony Lane RN

Director of Nursing

Ms Ruth Mursa GDipNurs, GCertRSH, MAdPrac, NPP

Nurse Practitioner, PhD Candidate

Mr Aaron Richardson BNurs, GCertCM, GCertSTWM

Clinical Cooordinator

Ms Helen Storer DipCom&ChldHlth, DipPM 

Practice Manager, Practice Nurse