Every November, Movember is responsible for the sprouting of moustaches on thousands of men’s faces in Australia and around the world.

The aim of this facial furniture growth is to raise vital funds and awareness for men’s health, specifically prostate cancer, testicular cancer and male mental health.

Beyond Blue was a men’s health partner of Movember and a grateful recipient of Movember funds from 2006–2016. 

Registering at, guys start Movember clean-shaven. For the rest of the month, these selfless and generous men – known as Mo Bros – groom, trim and wax their way into the annals of fine moustachery. Supported by the women in their lives –  Mo Sistas – Movember Mo Bros raise funds by seeking out sponsorship for their Mo-growing efforts.

Mo Bros effectively become walking, talking billboards for the 30 days of November. They raise awareness by prompting private and public conversations around the often ignored issue of men’s health.

Since its humble beginnings in Melbourne, Australia, Movember has grown to become a truly global movement inspiring more than 4 million Mo Bros and Mo Sistas to participate in official campaigns in 21 countries.

The donations raised in Australia fund programs run directly by Movember (through an open request for proposals process) and their men’s health partners. They ensure that Movember funds support a broad range of innovative programs.

Beyond Blue sincerely thanks Movember and all the Mo Bros and Mo Sistas for their ongoing support for men’s health.

For more info head to or call 1300 GROW MO (1300 4769 66).

Projects funded with donations from Movember

Funds raised through Movember supported Beyond Blue programs (agreed on by Beyond Blue and Movember) that focused on reducing stigma associated with depression and anxiety and encouraging men to seek help. 


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