MHIRC operates in the heart of Western Sydney
MHIRC has been based at Western Sydney University, Hawkesbury campus, since our foundation in 1999. This is one of Sydney's truly beautiful locations, set at the foot of the Blue Mountains in a region famed for its traditional agricultural and early settler heritage.
With direct access to the resources provided by the University, MHIRC is able to foster collaborative relationships in health while maintaining some independence. MHIRC supports numerous students to undertake undergraduate and postgraduate studies through the Hawkesbury, Parramatta and Campbelltown campuses.
Our work can be categorised into the following areas:
Advocating for men's health in Australia
MHIRC designs, develops and supports research and projects that enhance the health and well-being of men and boys in a variety of contexts.
The Governor-General, His Excellency General the Honourable Sir Peter Cosgrove AK MC (Retd) and colleagues in Men's Health Week (opens in a new window) 2017
We work on a wide array of projects and initiatives for a number of organisations, all of which expand the knowledge and insight into how different groups of males are impacted by social and environmental factors.
Current Research - Mental Health During COVID-19
A research project conducted by Dr Neil Hall (WSU) and Glen Poole (AMHF) is currently looking for participants 18yrs and older to participate in an online survey and an online interview. Click here to participate or find out more.