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We conducted interviews with a cross-section of well-known and respected Australian men, to learn from their experiences, and to get their take on what it means to be a man in Australia today.

Angry Anderson

Angry Anderson

Singer-songwriter, television personality, youth advocate
Topics covered in this video:
Child abuse, Forgiveness, Anger Management, Relationships
John Bell

John Bell

Director/Actor Bell Shakespeare Company
Topics covered in this video:
Role-models, Stuttering, Violence, Relationships
Dean Daley-Jones

Dean Daley-Jones

Lead Actor – "Mad Bastards"
Topics covered in this video:
Aggression, Fear, Loss, Indigenous issues
Peter FitzSimons

Peter FitzSimons

Sports commentator & media personality
Topics covered in this video:
Sport, Violence, Strategies, Sons
Brendan Fletcher

Brendan Fletcher

Film Director – "Mad Bastards".
Topics covered in this video:
Role-models, Communication, Inspiration, Relationships
The Hon. Michael Kirby

The Hon. Michael Kirby

Retired High Court Judge
Topics covered in this video:
Discrimination, Forgiveness, Acceptance, Respect
Lex Marinos

Lex Marinos

Actor/Director
Topics covered in this video:
Prejudice, Gambling, Depression, Relationships
Michael Mundine

Michael Mundine

CEO Aboriginal Housing Company
Topics covered in this video:
Indigenous issues, Trauma, Discipline, Respect
Terry O'Connell

Terry O’Connell

Pioneer of Restorative Justice, Director Real Justice Australia
Topics covered in this video:
Shame, Insight, Responsibility, Forgiveness
Stephen Page

Stephen Page

Artistic Director, Bangarra Dance Theatre
Topics covered in this video:
Indigenous issues, Trauma, Country, Creativity
Curtis Palmer

Curtis Palmer

Paralympic athlete, inspirational speaker
Topics covered in this video:
Determination, Optimism, Aggression, Self-belief
Father Chris Riley

Father Chris Riley

Founder and CEO of "Youth off the Streets"
Topics covered in this video:
Caring, Connection, Strategies, Opportunity
Tobin Saunders

Tobin Saunders

HIV+ gay activist/educator/performer
Topics covered in this video:
Discrimination, Sexual orientation, HIV/AIDS, Self-care
John Simpson

John L. Simpson

Film producer – "Men’s Group"
Topics covered in this video:
Fear, Anger, Honesty, Friendship
Chris Standing

Chris Standing

Senior Youth Worker, Youth off the Streets
Topics covered in this video:
Peer pressure, Role-models, Opportunity, Paying forward
Prof Tony Vinson AM

Prof Tony Vinson AM

Social scientist, former Head NSW Corrective Services
Topics covered in this video:
Respect, Rehabilitation, Opportunity, Responsibility