Talking about your health to those who understand can help. The websites listed here may help you find further information on your condition, provide details on current research studies, and connect you with others who may be going through something similar.

 

ACCESS

Australia’s National Infertility Network is an independent, non-profit consumer-based organisation that represents a national voice for infertile men and women.

 

Allied Health Professions Australia

Allied health professionals provide essential care for people of all ages including children, older people, people with chronic illnesses or mental ill-health, and those experiencing disability. Allied health professionals work with people to identify and assess issues and provide treatment and support acquisition of skills, recovery, and reablement.

 

Australasian Birth Trauma Association

A peer-led community dedicated to helping Australian and New Zealanders prevent and heal from birth-related trauma. We do this through advocacy, education, research, and peer-led support.

 

Australian and New Zealand Infertility Counsellors Association

The Australian and New Zealand Infertility Counsellors Association represents the views of infertility counselors to the Reproductive Technology Accreditation Committee, Fertility Society of Australia, and the New Zealand Infertility Society.

 

Australian and New Zealand Urogenital and Prostate Cancer Trials Group

ANZUP is funded by Cancer Australia to develop and conduct cancer research in Urogenital and Prostate Cancers.

 

Australian Association of Psychologists Inc

The Australian Association of Psychologists Inc (AAPi) is a values-driven peak body for psychologists that aims to promote the rich diversity of psychological practice in Australia.

 

Australian Continence Exchange

The Australian Continence Exchange provides access to information resources relating to incontinence.

 

Australian Donor Conception Network

A support group available for infertile people focused on the grief of infertility, fertility programs, and attempts to achieve pregnancy.

 

Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet

The Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet provides support to those working in the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health sector by making research and other knowledge readily accessible..

 

Australian Men's Sheds Association

The Australian Men’s Shed Association is the national service provider to more than 985 Men’s Sheds in Australia – providing practical support, specialised services, and resources.

 

Australian X and Y Spectrum Support

The Australian Klinefelter Support Group, helping individuals and families affected by Klinefelter syndrome (47,XXY) and other sex chromosome variations.

 

Better Health Channel

Better Health Channel is sponsored by the State Government of Victoria, Australia, and provides information on general health and well-being.

 

beyondblue

beyondblue is a national, independent, not-for-profit organisation working to address issues associated with depression, anxiety and related substance misuse disorders in Australia.

 

Birthing Dads

Birthing dads gives you a clear pathway to fatherhood. A simple 'how to guide' for enjoying pregnancy, supporting birth like a superhero and breezing into fatherhood with a smooth landing.

 

Birthready

Creating the best transition into life as a parent through support, education, guidance.

 

Cancer Councils

The Cancer Councils provide information and support to people affected by cancer in Australia. There is an office in each state and territory in Australia, and resources are available by calling the Cancer Help Line.

 

CanTeen

CanTeen (The Australian Organisation for Young People Living with Cancer) is a national support organisation for 12 – 24-year-olds who are living with cancer and is the only organisation of its kind in Australia. Support is available for patients, siblings, and children.

 

COPE: Centre of Perinatal Excellence

Centre of Perinatal Excellence (COPE) is a not-for-profit organisation devoted to reducing the impacts of emotional and mental health problems in the pre and postnatal periods.

 

Continence Foundation of Australia

Continence Foundation of Australia is the peak body for continence (bladder and bowel control), promotes community awareness, encourages people to seek help, and advocates for those with incontinence and their carers.

 

Dads Group

Dads Group promotes positive parenting and provides new dads with support and social connection. They have established 70 Dads Groups across Australia. Resources and programs are available to assist organisations to support their employees through the transition to parenthood. Dads Group also runs community events and is involved in several research partnerships.

 

Diabetes Australia

Diabetes Australia is the national peak body for diabetes in Australia providing a single, powerful, collective voice for people living with diabetes, their families, and carers.

 

Endocrine Society of Australia

Endocrine Society of Australia is a national non-profit organisation made up of scientists and clinicians who conduct research and practice in the field of Endocrinology.

 

Exercise Right

Exercise Right is a public awareness campaign created by Exercise & Sports Science Australia. They aim to inspire all Australians to be healthier and more active.

 

Family Planning Alliance Australia

Family Planning Alliance Australia is the nation’s peak body in reproductive and sexual health. It promotes advances in public health through policy insight and advocacy and represents leading health and education agencies across Australia.

 

Fathering Project

The Fathering Project is a University of Western Australia-based not-for-profit charity led by a team of professionals that aims to help fathers realise how important they are in a child’s life and to give them advice on how to encourage their children.

 

Fertility Society of Australia and New Zealand

Fertility Society of Australia is the peak body representing scientists, doctors, researchers, nurses, consumer groups, patients, and counselors in reproductive medicine in Australia and New Zealand.

 

Freemasons Foundation Centre for Men’s Health

Freemasons Foundation Centre for Men’s Health pursues innovative research programs aimed at significantly improving health services, delivers evidence-based training programs, and disseminates the latest health information and education resources.

 

FUTuRE Fertility

The Fertility & Research Centre provides rapid access to oncofertility consultations and fertility preservation options for pediatric, adolescent, and adult cancer patients. 

 

Genetic Alliance Australia

Genetic Alliance Australia, formerly the Association of Genetic Support of Australasia (AGSA), facilitates support for those affected directly or indirectly by genetic conditions throughout Australasia.

 

Gidget Foundation Australia

Gidget Foundation Australia exists to support the emotional wellbeing of expectant and new parents to ensure they receive timely, appropriate and specialist care.

 

Healthdirect Australia

Healthdirect Australia is a Commonwealth Government of Australia initiative. It aims to improve the health of Australians by providing easy access to quality information about human health.

 

Hormones Australia

Hormones Australia aims to improve awareness and understanding of hormones and hormone-related conditions. Information is provided by endocrinologists, health professionals, and researchers, and is based on current evidence and best practice in Australia.

 

knowmore

knowmore is an independent service giving free legal advice to people who are considering telling their story or providing information to the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse.

 

Living with XXY

Living with XXY is changing the way the world views Klinefelter syndrome (47XXY). Focusing on community, awareness, and positive traits.

 

MatesCONNECT

MatesCONNECT is a telephone-based brief peer support service for men affected by prostate cancer. If you’ve recently been diagnosed with prostate cancer, our MatesCONNECT service can connect you to a trained volunteer who understands what you’re going through. All of our volunteers have been through prostate cancer. 

 

Men and Parenting Pathways

Men and Parenting Pathways (MAPP) is a program of research that investigates men’s mental health and wellbeing and how it affects and is affected by family life.

 

Men's Health Information and Resource Centre

The Men's Health Information and Resource Centre explore men's health in terms of the factors in society and life that build or undermine this health.

 

Mensline

Mensline Australia supports men who are dealing with relationship difficulties, particularly surrounding family breakdown or separation. The service offers anonymous telephone support, information, and referral for men around Australia.

 

National Rural Health Alliance

The National Rural Health Alliance represents 37 national organisations working to improve the health and wellbeing of 7 million people in rural and remote Australia.

 

ngala

Supporting parents, families and communities to enhance the well-being and development of children and young people.

 

NSW Multicultural Health Communication Service

NSW Multicultural Health Communication Service (Multicultural Communication), supported by the NSW Department of Health, provides information and services to assist health professionals to communicate with non-English speaking communities throughout New South Wales. An extensive range of multilingual resources is available through the website.

 

ontheline

On the Line is a professional social health organisation that provides counseling support, anywhere and anytime.

 

Parent-Infant Research Institute

The Parent-Infant Research Institute (PIRI) is a vigorous and innovative Australian research institute whose vision is to improve the emotional well-being of parents and to optimise infant development. PIRI provides a unique contribution to the early intervention by combining basic research and clinical expertise to address depression and other difficulties facing parents and infants. The Institute is a leading body recognized internationally for its cutting-edge research into perinatal depression and anxiety and translating research to practice.

 

Perinatal Anxiety and Depression Australia (PANDA)

PANDA offers information, programs and free national helpline service to support new and expecting mums and dads struggling with parenthood. Their How is Dad Going? webpage addresses perinatal anxiety and depression in men.

 

Peach Tree Perinatal Wellness

As a tree supports its fruit, Peach Tree supports perinatal resilience and recovery with individuals and families through education, social action and by facilitating a passionate and caring community.

 
PROSTMATE

PROSTMATE is an online program to support anyone affected by prostate cancer.

 

Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia

Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia is a National organisation that provides information, support and counselling plus links to other prostate cancer sites for those affected by prostate cancer.

 

Prostate Cancer Specialist Telenursing Service

1 in 6 Australian men are likely to get prostate cancer in their lifetime – one of the highest rates in the world. While survival rates are improving, more than 17,000 men will be newly diagnosed this year. The need for PCFA’s care and support has never been greater and that’s why the PFCA created Australia’s first Prostate Cancer Specialist Telenursing Service, so you and your workmates can call on us anytime you need it (during business hours.

 

Prostate Health

The South Australian Prostate Cancer Clinical Outcomes Collaborative Prostate Health website provides information and details of support groups for men and their families affected by prostate cancer.

 

Red Nose Australia

Red Nose Australia has grown from small group of families to Australia’s leading organisation dedicated to saving little lives during pregnancy, infancy and early childhood, and supporting anyone impacted by the death of a baby or child.

 

Regional Men's Health Initiative

The Regional Men’s Health Initiative is a team of people who are passionate about raising awareness of men’s health and wellbeing in regional, rural and remote communities throughout WA.

 

Relationships Australia

Relationships Australia is an organisation that offers resources to couples, individuals and families to help enhance and support relationships. Offices are located in each state.

 

Royal Australian College of General Practitioners

Royal Australian College of General Practitioners is a professional body of GPs which provides support to general practice to improve the health and health care of the Australian community.

 

Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse

The Royal Commission is investigating how institutions like schools, churches, sports clubs and government organisations have responded to allegations and instances of child sexual abuse.

 

SANDS miscarriage, stillbirth and newborn death support

SANDS offers a range of services to support bereaved parents and family members, including a national telephone helpline and peer support programs. Their Fathers Support Services provides support for bereaved fathers and grandfathers by phone or email.

 

Spanner in the Works

A Men’s Health initiative by the Australian Men’s Shed Association. Spanner in the Works? provides you with a service and maintenance schedule for your body and some key health messages in a way that’s easy to understand and achievable. It sets out things that you can do (or not do) to improve your health and your chances of a longer, happier life. Often, minor adjustments can have a major impact on your health, relationships, friendships and work.

 

Urological Society of Australia and New Zealand

Urological Society of Australia and New Zealand is a professional society made up of urological surgeons from Australia and New Zealand. Web site also includes consumer information.

 

Your Fertility

Your Fertility gives you the most current information about what you can do to have children when the time is right for you. It's based on the most up-to-date scientific research and prepared by experts in the field. 

 

Victorian Assisted Reproductive Treatment Authority (VARTA)

VARTA provides independent information and support for individuals, couples and health professionals on fertility and issues related to assisted reproductive treatment. This includes IVF, surrogacy and donor-conception.