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2019 Adelaide Conference

The 8th National Men’s Shed Gathering was held at Morphettville Racecourse (Adelaide, South Australia) from 10 -12 September 2019. 

The 2019 Gathering, themed Our Community, included traditional content such as information on Men’s Shed operations, as well as a strong focus on acknowledging and celebrating the community of Men’s Sheds and the impact they have on community capacity building. Men’s Sheds are not isolated, stand alone community facilities but rather an activity that is well embedded into their community network.

The Gathering encouraged delegates to share, talk and discover the best ways to keep the Men’s Shed movement momentum continuing forward. Streams were presented by experienced shedders, professional service providers and the highly skilled AMSA team.

Shedders from around the globe are invited to this gathering of the Men’s Shed community in South Australia to share, connect and learn.

DELEGATE HANDBOOK

CLICK HERE to download a copy of the Delegate Handbook.

PHOTOGRAPHY

Conference photos are available on AMSA’s Facebook Page. CLICK HERE to visit the AMSA Photo Albums.

Please contact amsa@mensshed.net if you would like original copies of photos.

PRESENTATIONS

Shed Leaders Workshop Len Thomson, Ian Tooke & Bob Jenkins
Uncle Tobys Breakfast Bites Day 1 James Wills, Uncle Tobys

Professor John Macdonald, University of Western Sydney Men’s Health Information & Resource Centre

Uncle Tobys Breakfast Bites Day 2 James Wills, Uncle Tobys

Professor John Macdonald, University of Western Sydney Men’s Health Information & Resource Centre

Official Opening David Helmers, Australian Men’s Shed Association
International Men’s Shed Overview Hörður Sturluson, Icelandic Red Cross

Barry Sheridan, Irish Men’s Shed Association

Delivering Events in the Shed Marty Leist, Australian Men’s Shed Association
Growing Your Shed Mick Loeckenhoff, Graham Barnard & Geoff Curtis
Grant Writing Workshop Liz MacDonald, Australian Men’s Shed Association
What is Wellness for Men? Professor John Macdonald, University of Western Sydney Men’s Health Information & Resource Centre

Glen Poole, Australian Men’s Health Forum

Michael Evans, South Australian Men’s Shed Association/City of Playford

Men’s Health Activities in the Shed Stuart Torrance, Australian Men’s Shed Association
Australian Community Media Damien Tomlinson, The Senior
Mindfulness Michael Evans, South Australian Men’s Shed Association/City of Playford
Membership Gordon Hill, Ian Stevens, Mel White & Sean McDermott
Lunch & Learn – Defibrillator Training & Demonstration St John Ambulance SA
Working Effectively within your community and with Council Michael Evans, Peter Quinane, Tasheen Qadeer & Stuart Marshall