Men's Health

Select Committee on Men's Health

13 November 2008 to 31 December 2008

Method of appointment

Pursuant to resolution agreed to by the Senate on 13 November 2008.

Current members

Date of appointment

Senator Cory Bernardi (SA, LP)
(elected Chair on 27.11.08)

13.11.08

Senator Judith Adams (WA, LP)

05.12.08

Senator Kate Lundy (ACT, ALP)

27.11.08

Senator Glenn Sterle (WA, ALP)

27.11.08

Senator the Hon Judith Troeth (VIC, LP)

13.11.08

Senator John Williams (NSW, NATS)

13.11.08

 

Participating members

Date of appointment

Senator the Hon Eric Abetz (TAS, LP)

13.11.08

Senator Mark Arbib (NSW, ALP)

27.11.08

Senator Guy Barnett (TAS, LP)

13.11.08

Senator Catryna Bilyk (TAS, ALP)

27.11.08

Senator Simon Birmingham (SA, LP)

13.11.08

Senator Mark Bishop (WA, ALP)

27.11.08

Senator the Hon Ronald Boswell (QLD, NATS)

13.11.08

Senator Sue Boyce (QLD, LP)

13.11.08

Senator the Hon George Brandis (QLD, LP)

13.11.08

Senator Carol Brown (TAS, ALP)

27.11.08

Senator David Bushby (TAS, LP)

13.11.08

Senator Doug Cameron (NSW, ALP)

27.11.08

Senator Michaelia Cash (WA, LP)

13.11.08

Senator the Hon Richard Colbeck (TAS, LP)

13.11.08

Senator Jacinta Collins (VIC, ALP)

27.11.08

Senator the Hon Helen Coonan (NSW, LP)

13.11.08

Senator Mathias Cormann (WA, LP)

13.11.08

Senator Trish Crossin (NT, ALP)

27.11.08

Senator Alan Eggleston (WA, LP)

13.11.08

Senator the Hon Christopher Ellison (WA, LP)

13.11.08

Senator Don Farrell (SA, ALP)

27.11.08

Senator David Feeney (VIC, ALP)

27.11.08

Senator the Hon Alan Ferguson (SA, LP)

13.11.08

Senator Concetta Fierravanti-Wells (NSW, LP)

13.11.08

Senator Mitch Fifield (VIC, LP)

13.11.08

Senator Mary Jo Fisher (SA, LP)

13.11.08

Senator Michael Forshaw (NSW, ALP)

27.11.08

Senator Mark Furner (QLD, ALP)

27.11.08

Senator the Hon Bill Heffernan (NSW, LP)

13.11.08

Senator Gary Humphries (ACT, LP)

13.11.08

Senator Annette Hurley (SA, ALP)

27.11.08

Senator Steve Hutchins (NSW, ALP)

27.11.08

Senator the Hon David Johnston (WA, LP)

13.11.08

Senator Barnaby Joyce (QLD, NATS)

13.11.08

Senator Helen Kroger (VIC, LP)

13.11.08

Senator the Hon Ian Macdonald (QLD, LP)

13.11.08

Senator Gavin Marshall (VIC, ALP)

27.11.08

Senator the Hon Brett Mason (QLD, LP)

13.11.08

Senator Anne McEwen (SA, ALP)

27.11.08

Senator Julian McGauran (VIC, LP)

13.11.08

Senator the Hon Nicholas Minchin (SA, LP)

13.11.08

Senator Claire Moore (QLD, ALP)

27.11.08

Senator Fiona Nash (NSW, NATS)

13.11.08

Senator Kerry O'Brien (TAS, ALP)

27.11.08

Senator Marise Payne (NSW, LP)

13.11.08

Senator Helen Polley (TAS, ALP)

27.11.08

Senator Louise Pratt (WA, ALP)

27.11.08

Senator the Hon Michael Ronaldson (VIC, LP)

13.11.08

Senator Scott Ryan (VIC, LP)

13.11.08

Senator the Hon Nigel Scullion (NT, CLP)

13.11.08

Senator Russell Trood (QLD, LP)

13.11.08

Senator Dana Wortley (SA, ALP)

27.11.08

 

Former members

Term of appointment

Senator Judith Adams (WA, LP)

13.11.08–25.11.08

Senator Stephen Parry (TAS, LP)

25.11.08–05.12.08

 

Former participating member

Date of appointment

Senator Stephen Parry (TAS, LP)

13.11.08–25.11.08

 

Inquiry

As at 13 November 2008

General issues related to the availability and effectiveness of education, supports and services for men's health, including but not limited to:

  1. level of Commonwealth, state and other funding addressing men's health, particularly prostate cancer, testicular cancer, and depression,
  2. adequacy of existing education and awareness campaigns regarding men's health for both men and the wider community,
  3. prevailing attitudes of men towards their own health and sense of wellbeing and how these are affecting men's health in general, and
  4. the extent, funding and adequacy for treatment services and general support programs for men's health in metropolitan, rural, regional and remote areas.

Current inquiry

As at 31 December 2008

General issues related to the availability and effectiveness of education, supports and services for men's health, including but not limited to:

  1. level of Commonwealth, state and other funding addressing men's health, particularly prostate cancer, testicular cancer, and depression,
  2. adequacy of existing education and awareness campaigns regarding men's health for both men and the wider community,
  3. prevailing attitudes of men towards their own health and sense of wellbeing and how these are affecting men's health in general, and
  4. the extent, funding and adequacy for treatment services and general support programs for men's health in metropolitan, rural, regional and remote areas.

Public hearings

13 November 2008–31 December 2008

Reports tabled

13 November 2008–31 December 2008

Government responses

13 November 2008–31 December 2008

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