We are passionate about improving the lives of Australian men. It is our mission to create positive change through opportunities for connection, learning, and individual development.
Blokepedia was born out of an idea Josh Quarmby had to create a blog site that enabled men to share their stories and discuss the issues that impact their lives.
In 2016 Blokepedia grew beyond it’s online presence and held it’s first event in Brisbane, showcasing some of the great conversations that were underway and promoting the importance of social connection.
From humble begins, Blokepedia now works alongside businesses and communities to deliver health and wellbeing solutions that see benefits for individuals, families, and the wider community.
Blokepedia is committed to creating a caring and supportive community that encourages men to connect, openly share their stories and discuss the issues and topics that affect them.
If we are going to improve men’s health outcomes, we all need to be involved in these important conversations. For this reason, inclusivity is at the core of what we do and we encourage both men and women to participate in our programs and events.
Blokepedia’s leadership team combines expertise in psychology, training facilitation, HR consultation, and community engagement.
Founder & Managing Director
Josh’s diverse experience and knowledge in program management, community engagement, and human resource management have shaped the development of Blokepedia’s programs and solutions. Josh is skilled in forging effective relationships with communities, government and business stakeholders and establishing and implementing programs that bring tangible benefits to individuals, clients and communities.
Dr. Clive Williams
Dr. Clive Williams PhD is a psychologist with over 35 years’ experience. For the past 25 years Clive has focused on the application of the Hero’s Journey as a template for addressing issues of change and problem solving. Clive uses this template in treating anxiety, depression, relationship, family and workplace issues. He has yet to find one situation where the Hero’s Journey could not be used as a daily guide to supporting change and resolving problems.
After retiring from his highly credentialed and distinguished rugby league career in 2017 David Shillington has been working throughout the community to increase everyone’s understanding of what mental health is. With 215 first grade games for the Sydney Roosters, Canberra Raiders and Gold Coast Titans, including representative honours for Queensland and Australia, David has been an Ambassador and State of Mind Project Officer with the National Rugby League.
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