The Park Melbourne

36 Lakeside Drive, Melbourne, VIC 3206

Melbourne, VIC, AU, 3206

The ‘I’m Just A Man’ Gala Dinner gathering, raises awareness and funds for men’s mental health on the night of Michael Hutchences’ 20 year anniversary since his passing. 

There are many way you can become involved, buy one seat or an entire table or more! 

We are looking for donations for our guests and interest from organisations and groups who wish to support us through sponsorship…

I’m Just a Man“, was inspired  by Dr Jim Skivalidas when he recently lost his livelihood and then almost his life.  So impacted by this moment, Dr Jim banded together with an impassioned and dedicated group of strangers to bring this event to life. 

The objective to inspire others to join in a glittering night of recognition when we can raise our glasses and lift our minds to pay respect to all the men who have killed themselves or tried.

When: Wednesday 22nd November 2017

Where: The Park, 36 Lakeside Dr, Albert Park

Time:  6.30-7 pm champagne and canapes

Dress code: Men – formal suit and Rockstar/favourite band t-shirt. Women – Evening glamour

Prices: Tickets $225 or table 10 for $1995 includes: champagne, canapes, entree, main, dessert and premium drinks package 

All profits to be donated to beyondblue and Movember, as we are fundraising for both.

The I’m Just A Man | Men’s Mental Health Awareness Gala event will have a number of key ambassadors and speaker on the night, here is the first round of confirmed speakers…

Adam Garone - Movember Co-FounderAdam Garone – #Movember
Co-founder of Movember Foundation Australia, will make a special appearance via video link to further highlight the importance of raising awareness around men’s issues.

Tom Downie Greater Western Sydney Giants​ Giants Ruckman retired from the AFLTom Downie
Greater Western Sydney Giants​ Giants Ruckman retired from the AFL​ earlier this year to better manage his life with anxiety and depression.

Rae Bonney - Who Group​ Integrated Wellbeing Specialist and Men’s Issues AdvocateRae Bonney – Who Group
Integrated Wellbeing Specialist and Men’s Issues Advocate, works tirelessly, creating better environments that help reduce the alarming rates of suicide and suffering in men.

Dr Jim Skivalidas​ – Melbourne Chiropractic Clinic

Founder of I’m Just a Man, Jim is a Melbourne Chiropractor who experienced a life changing event last year when he almost lost everything … including his life.

  • Rae Bonney

    Rae Bonney


    Men’s Issue Advocate

  • Tom Downie

    Tom Downie



  • Adam Garone

    Adam Garone



  • Dr Jim Skivalidas

    Dr Jim Skivalidas

    I’m Just a Man