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“Man Up” Documentary – Breaking the silence on male suicide

Harden up. Suck it up. Man up. We’ve been telling our men this for years, but is it healthy? Suicide is now the leading cause of death for Australian men aged 15-44. And alarming new research suggests that some men choose to take their own life, rather than appear weak by asking for help. Man […]

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Foggy Mountain Bluegrass Beard Competition

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Annual General Meeting Held

On Thursday 13 August 2015, the Kinglake Ranges Men’s Shed held their Annual General Meeting. Prior to the AGM we were treated to a fabulous fish, line caught by John W.  Along with a serve of Chips and Salad, everyone commented that it was fabulous. At the Annual General Meeting, 4 positions were made vacant, […]

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Vale Paul Pixton

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It is with great sadness that we were informed today that Paul Pixton lost his battle with Cancer and passed away this week. Paul joined The Shed as soon as we had one, in July 2010.  Paul was instrumental in assisting in the setup of the Metal Workshop, ensuring that members could use this part […]

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Kinglake Ranges Bushfire Memorial Community Vote

The bushfire memorials will be respectful places that commemorate the loss of life, of livelihood, of home, of friends and community and of treasured landscapes wrought by the devastation of the 2009 bushfires. These memorials will also be places to acknowledge and appreciate the enduring community spirit that is nurturing regrowth and renewal in a […]

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Change in Operating Hours

The Kinglake Ranges Men’s Shed will no longer be opening for general use on Saturdays. Operating Hours are: Tuesday 10am – 4pm Thursday 5pm – 9pm Friday 10am 4pm Saturdays will now be used for specific projects and activities, which will be advertised to all members as they occur.

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New Member weighs in at 3.3kg

Congratulations to our Committee Secretary Shane and his lovely wife Kat on the birth of their son, and our newest member

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Federal Member, Cathy McGowan, Visits our Shed.

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MindSpot – Online and Telephone Treatment for Anxiety and Depression

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The MindSpot Clinic is a free telephone and online service for Australians with stress, worry, anxiety, low mood or depression.  They provide mental health Screening Assessments, therapist-guided Treatment Courses and referrals to help people recover and stay well. Stress, worry, fear and panic are words that describe anxiety. If anxiety happens too often it can be distressing […]

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Beyond Blue – EFTPOS Giveback 2013 Campaign

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One in six Australians are currently experiencing anxiety, depression or both – this means that these conditions touch almost every family, workplace and group of friends. To help the community take one step towards better mental health, beyondblue plans to travel to towns, regional centres and cities around Australia engaging 4 million people. Through EFTPOS giveback we […]

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