How it works

Show you’re all ears this April!

Did you know that suicide is the leading cause of death in people aged 15-44 in Australia? Also, about 50% of people don't seek help for mental health conditions.

Your mullet will help us drive real change through ground-breaking research into the early detection, prevention, and treatment of common mental health disorders.

This April, it’s time to show you’re all ears for mental health. All you have to do, is shape in and grow your mullet for the month.

Your mullet will help fund crucial mental health research and help to create better mental health for all.

Three easy steps

Sign up

Get behind Mullets For Mental Health. Signing up is free.

Shape. Grow. Let it flow.

Flick your mullet on. Show you’re all ears this April.

Back mental health

Your mullet can help fund crucial mental health research.

Here’s Joshua, a Mullet Legend

Josh's work introduced new health regulations which meant he had to shave off his beard, so he decided to make the most of it by shaving off his beard, skullet and eyebrows to make a difference for Black Dog Institute. Josh raised over $5,700 for mental health!

"I had my mullet (skullet) for 8 years, I loved it. 

I always looked after my skullet. People thought it was a bad haircut so I always washed it and made it at least look nice. I work at Mcarthur River Mines so I do fly in fly out work. My hair would get so dirty at work that I’d have to wash it three times a day.

I found my fundraiser rewarding because I know what the Black Dog Institute does for people. They have helped out a few people I know. Mental health affects a lot of people on mine sites, being away from their family so much due to the fly in fly out nature of the job."

How to shape your mullet

Step 1
Tell everyone!

Let everyone know why you signed up to Mullets For Mental Health, and that you are shaping it in today!

Step 2
Section into 4 parts

The section should run from the front hairline to the middle of the crown, curving along the natural shape of the head. Use hair ties or clips to keep the top section separate from the rest.

Step 3
Snip Snip!

Using clippers or scissors, trim the hair on the sides and top to the desired length. For scissors, cut at an angle to create a tapered effect, and leave the back (the party).

Step 4
Shave the sides

If you have clippers shape in the sides shaving up towards section 1. If using scissors section the sides into smaller parts with a clip. Hold hair between fingers or with a comb and snip.

Step 5
Trim the top

Clean up the top however you like! You can either shave or just snip this section.
Again segmenting into smaller sections may make it easier and even.

Step 6
Don't touch the back

This is where the party is!!
Let this section flow.

Please be careful when using any sharp appliances. Under 16's make sure you have someone to help you!