When, what and why is International Men’s Day in Australia?

Every year on International Women’s Day people ask, “Is there an International Men’s Day?”

Some even go further when they find out that there is. “Why, what for?”

International Men’s Day (IMD) is celebrated in around 80 countries every year on 19 November. In 2019, International Men’s Day will fall on Tuesday 19 November, although many people will hold their activities and celebrations before or after the main event.

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10 ways men can take part in International Women's Day

This Friday (8 March 2019) is International Women’s Day, a global event that celebrates women’s achievements and calls for action to advance gender parity.

It’s also a day when misogynists the world over will gather on social media to yell “what about men?” with enough volume to drown out those who care to mention that, “erm, there’s an International Men’s Day too you know?”

So while we’re waiting for our own day on 19 November to arrive, what can men do to support International Women’s Day?

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International Men's Day? Not Every Day!

People sometimes ask "Isn't every day International Men's Day?" These posters on some of the social issues that men and boys face explain why NOT every day is International Men's Day. Share them on Monday 19th November and help us get Australia talking about men's issues. 

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International Men's Day Messages

If you want to get people Talking About Men on International Men's Day on Monday 19th November, but don't know what to say, then why not share one of these messages on social media? 

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Posters Showing Men Doing It Tough

For Men Doing It Tough, Monday 19th November is International Men's Day so let's help create a better world for everyone by sharing some of these posters and getting Australia talking about men. 

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Posters Showing Different Male Populations

For Men and Boys in all their diversity from many different populations, Monday 19th November is International Men's Day, so let's help create a better world for everyone by sharing these posters and getting Australia talking about men and boys. 

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Posters About Male Role Models

Who are the #MaleRoleModels in your family, community and workplace? Monday 19th November is International Men's Day so let's help create a better world for everyone by sharing these posters and getting Australia talking about men and boys.

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How Local Councils Can Support International Men's Day

There are more than 500 local councils in Australia which means there are hundreds of opportunities for local government to celebrate International Men’s Day (IMD) on Monday 19th November 2018.

One local council that’s leading by example is Northampton Borough Council in England. This year, the council has launched a “Male Role Model of the Year Awards” to recognise the important contributions local men and boys make in their community, families, schools and workplaces.

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BBQ Breakfast Benefits Blokes

Two of Tasmania’s leading men’s organisations are joining forces to host a Blokes’ BBQ for International Men’s Day (Monday 19th November 2018).The Blokes’ BBQ Breakfast is a collaboration between Men’s Resources Tasmania and Hobart City Mission’s DIY Dads Project.

The event, to be held at The Goods Shed in Hobart’s Mac Point, aims to encourage conversation between me and raise vital funds for both organisations in the process.

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10 Ways To Mark International Men’s Day

International Men’s Day takes place on Monday 19th November. If you want to get involved and help get Australia talking about men and boys, here are 10 ideas to get you inspired.

1. Make Some Money

There are lots of great groups and organisations working with men and boys around Australia, why not help one of them by raising funds on International Men’s Day?

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