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Nominations are open for the WA Seniors Awards and Department of Local Government and Communities would love to hear from you! The WA Seniors Awards recognise seniors (and organisations and...
The Hastings Menshed and members of the Birpai Local Aboriginal Land Council have come together to participate in a combined event which will become a regular occasion. The main objective of the day...
The Federal Government has announced $16m in funding to support volunteers and encourage volunteering.  Equipment, transport costs, and training all appear to be eligible.  Details and...
An interesting analysis of how your life changes, the main health risks for each decade and actions you can take have been produced by Foundation 49. http://www.49.com.au/wp-content/uploads/Health-in...
The SOMNA (Sleep or Mood Novel Adjunctive therapy) Study is a clinical trial evaluating whether the addition of an internet-based program targeting sleep problems can help improve depression and...
The phenomenon of the mensheds continues to spread. In Ireland there are now more than 300 sheds and research carried out by the Dundalk Institute of Technology appears to mimic Australian results....
The TTTG Tool Sale, held on the 24 February was, according to all reports a very successful day, despite the rain.   More than 350 paying customers were attracted according to John Bates, TTTG...
The West Gippsland Men's Shed, in collaboration with some other sheds has developed a helpful tool to assist members evaluate their progress.  The template can be found at the following link...
Is your Shed interested in restoring some wooden radio cabinets.  Michael Krusel is a genuine collector of 32volt radios from the 1930's through to the 1950's  and is seeking a...
Interested in a fun and relaxing cruise while raising money for your Menshed. Well Anna Marron from Clean Cruising is offering $50 to each shed whose members refer a cruise booking for 7 nights or...
Hammond Care is an independent Christian Charity providing both paid and unpaid (volunteering) opportunities in aged care.   Hammond Care operates from 12 sites across NSW. If you have interests...
Hugh Secomb from Inaloo, WA has advised that he has: 1. A Readers Digest Home Do It Yourself Folder comprising Tips, Techniques and Projects and 2. 5 Binders of Pro-File Tips and Techniques for the...
The Traditional Tools Group is holding their 2013 tool sale on Sunday, 24 February in the grounds of the Brickpit Sports Stadium, 1A Dartford Rd, Thornleigh, 9am to 2pm. As in the past this will be a...
    The line between men's health and first aid can be easily drawn where poor health management provides risk of heart attack or stroke. Within your Shed...
Brett Rostron is an entrepreneur who is shortly to release a machine that he has developed to process any waste timber (hardwood or softwood) into a value-added kindling in one application. It seems...
Following is a media release issued 6 February, 2013 by the THE HON WARREN SNOWDON MP, Minister for Indigenous Health Progress on the Rollout of Low Aromatic Fuel New legislation to regulate the use...
Men’s Sheds from across Victoria will share in a total of $700,000 in funding from the Victorian Coalition Government for refurbishment grants, Minister for Community Services Mary Wooldridge...
East Coast MX is motocross racing from the grass roots, catering for all ages and skill levels from 4 years of age through to veterans.  They are seeking about 20 people who can help with track...
A nice article from BBC News Norhern Ireland on the value of mensheds and the lead role played in Australia.... Men in Ireland learning to shed inhibitions By Arthur Strain BBC News Men in Ireland...
Jonathan Thwaites is a physicist working at the University of Western Australia.  He specialises in renewable energy generation and biodiesel. Jonathan has previously run a few successful '...
Trevor Sargeant has taken up the role of Shed Development Officer. Trevor will be the primary contact point for memebr sheds and will be active in liaising with all sheds. Trevor can be...
DIY HEALTH TOOLBOX Eligible men's sheds are able to obtain a copy of the DIY Health Toolbox prepared for the Federal Government.  The DIY Health Toolkit is a health promotion initiative...
An indigenous men's shed is now functioning in the Northern Peninsular Area (NPA) at the tip of Cape Yorke. The shed was opened by the Hon Jenny Macklin on October 6.  The shed will be...