Below is the citation that our founder received this morning when his OAM was announced in the Queens Birthday Honours List. [June 8th] This list does not really do justice to the enormous contributions that Wes has made to the Men’s Movement in Australia. To find out more about Wes, go to our history page and his bio in our leaders section.
MEDAL (OAM) OF THE ORDER OF AUSTRALIA IN THE GENERAL DIVISION Mr Wesley CARTER, 11 Kirby Way, Samson WA 6163
For service to the community, particularly through men’s health programs.
Co-Founder and Executive Member, The MensWork Project, since 1992. Founding Member and Instigator, Men’s Health and Wellbeing Association of Western Australia, 1995.
Board Member, MAN – Healthier Directions for Males, 2012-2013; also involved in establishment.
Founding Member, Pathways to Manhood Project.
Coordinator, 10th Annual Australian and New Zealand Men’s Leadership Gathering, Perth, 2001.
Western Australian State Licensee and Facilitator, Men Experiencing New Directional Strategies (MENDS), 1998-2000.
National Coordinator, Fathers Day Project, 1996-1997.
Founder, Compass Men’s Support Group, 1985.