Since then there have been small budget allocations to men's health initiatives, such as support for the four National Men's Health Conferences, the establishment of a national men's health database, and the development of a Men's Health Research Agenda (CDHAC, 1998).
These issues are thoroughly canvassed in the Research Agenda and Background Report (CDHAC, 1998).
CDHAC (Commonwealth Department of Health and Aged Care) 1997, National youth suicide prevention strategy--setting the evidence-based research agenda for Australia: a literature review, CDHAC, Canberra.
--2000, Life: a framework for prevention of suicide and self harm in Australia: areas for action, CDHAC, Canberra.
--2000a, National action plan for promotion, prevention and early intervention for mental health 2000, Mental Health and Special Programs Branch, CDHAC, Canberra.
--2000b, Promotion, prevention and early intervention for mental health, Mental Health and Special Programs Branch, CDHAC, Canberra.