“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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Thank You – Kinglake Community Pharmacy

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Thanks to the Kinglake Community Pharmacy for their ongoing support of the Kinglake Ranges Men’s Shed by assisting us to update and keep current our two 1st Aid Kits.

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It’s Time to Know Thy Nuts

It’s easy to make jokes about nuts. We’ve certainly cracked our fair share. But make no mistake: underneath it all, there’s a serious message. Testicular cancer is predominantly a young man’s cancer, and as many as 1 in 20 men who get it will die. Early detection could mean the difference between life and death. […]

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Snack foods that promote sleep

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Certain snack foods may help to improve quality of sleep, especially when these foods replace less healthy snacking options. If you like a snack before bedtime why not try replacing your nightly snack with one of these healthy alternatives. Almonds: Magnesium is a mineral with muscle-relaxing properties, and almonds contain enough magnesium to help men […]

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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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