Men's behaviour, workplace gender and men's health in construction industry, saving Albert Park from Grand Prix motor racing

Monday, 9 March 2020 - 7:00am to 8:30am

Monday March 9th 2020

7am Acknowledgment of Country 

7:16 Paddy talks to Monash University Phd candidate, Rebecca Stewart about her research into healthy masculinities and men's behaviour programmes. For more information, see also

7:45 Claudia speaks to Peter Lalor from the Save Albert Park about their 25-year fight to move the Australian Formula One Grand Prix motor racing championship from Albert Park. Includes a discussion of the economic, environmental and health concerns.

8:03 Claudia also interviews Dr Donna Bridges, sociologist from Charles Sturt University, Bathurst about gender-related issues in male dominated industries with a particular focus on manual trade workers in the construction industry. It also discusses the implications for men's health including mental health issues and suicide. This interview contains a warning for listeners who may be disturbed by this content. See help information below. For more information on the blue hats programme see


Gillian Wench - Everything is Free

Thelma Plum - Black is Better

Hantel - One More Chance

Mental health and suicide help

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Suicide callback service 1300 659 467 

Beyond Blue on 1300 224 636

Headspace (youth) 

Help in the Construction Industry

Inclink 24/7 counselling service 1300 000 129 or 1300 462 654 for foreign language assistance


Blue hats see


Mates in construction – 24/7 help for construction workers doing it tough  Call 1300 642 111

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