Men's Health (Australian magazine)

Men's Health is an Australian monthly men's magazine published by Pacific Magazines. Aimed at men aged 25 to 44,[1] it is Australia's highest selling magazine aimed at men. It features stories on physical fitness, health news, nutrition, fashion and sexual health. Its editor is Scott Henderson. It more than triples sales of its most direct competitor Australian Men's Fitness.

Men's Health
Cover of magazine from June 2014.
EditorScott Henderson
CategoriesMen's magazine
Circulation65,311 (Dec 2013) [1]
Year founded1997
CompanyPacific Magazines

History and profile

Men's Health was launched in Australia in 1997.[2] The magazine is the Australian version of the American magazine of the same name, and its format and graphics are similar to that of the original U.S. version. Like all international variants of Men's Health, the Australian edition often lifts stories and images from that of the American or other foreign versions. In turn, international editions are able to lift content from the Australian version.

The magazine hosts an annual competition, Men's Health Man, which aims to find a man who embodies the physical, stylish and emotional attributes the magazine embraces. Since 2012, a Celebrity Men's Health Man has also been named.


  1. "Men's Health". Pacific Magazines. 2014.
  2. Michelle Arrow (2009). Friday on Our Minds: Popular Culture in Australia Since 1945. UNSW Press. p. 180. ISBN 978-0-86840-662-6. Retrieved 23 January 2016.
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