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A Journey to Viability

Dilston is a northern rural suburb of Launceston where the local Fire Brigade has gifted a building to the East Tamar Men’s Shed to operate at 308 John Lees Drive. Since 2010 ETMS has been “the shed without a shed”, but on Saturday 28 November this came to an abrupt end when The Tasmanian Minister […]

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PORT SORELL OPENS FANTASTIC NEW SHED

On 26 September, 2015, a large crowd converged at Port Sorell for the opening a a new purpose built shed.The facilty includes a very large workshop area, extensive outside storage and parking areas, and a comfortable and well equipped social room. Shed President, Les Tomich expressed his thanks to the many organisations who had assisted […]

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Kingston Men’s Shed extension

Kingston has opened a new extension to allow for hot work to be conducted away from their immaculate woodworking and recreation building. The new shed will also provide storage for the equipment used in the neighbouring community garden. Pictured left to right: Geoff Marsh (TMSA Chairman), Peter Shelley (TMSA President), Paul Chatterton (Kingston Men`s Shed President) and […]

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Dover Men’s Shed

The most southern shed in the state at Dover (Bruny may question this) opened an extension on 28 August. The new area provides the space for hot work to be undertaken. Funding was provided by Premier Will Hodgman who joined a group of about 60 guests at the official opening. Pictured left to right: Ron […]

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Bridport Shed Opening

In early 2014 it was decided at a community meeting in the bayside village of Bridport in the state’s north-eastern region that we deserved a Men’s Shed to service an increasing population of older blokes with plenty of spare time on their hands. Seaview Retirement Village subsequently leased a portion of their substantial holding for that purpose. After 18 months of negotiating bureaucratic hurdles and seemingly endless paperwork, Bridport […]

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