Welcome to the Victorian Men's Shed Association

Set up to represent and assist the independent community based Men's Sheds in Victoria, the Association is affiliated to and works with the Australian Men's Shed Association (AMSA) This is the official site for the Victoria Men's Sheds Association. (www dot mensshed dot org )
It provides information on Shed locations and contact details of the Sheds in the State together with news of current events and access to the discussion forum.

Her Excellency, The Honourable Linda Dessau AM Governor of Victoria is proud to be the Patron-in-Chief of the Victorian Men’s Shed Association.

Latest : April 2016 Newsletter

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Building And Strengthening Communities Through Men’s Sheds

http://www.premier.vic.gov.au/building-and-strengthening-communities-through-mens-sheds

 

Newsletter April  -- Current VMSA Newsletter

Executive report from the above newsletter:

The Men’s Shed Movement is growing steadily with new sheds opening almost fortnightly.
The Mount Eliza and Badger Creek sheds officially opened this month with several more planned for May. These sheds are well organised and important additions to their communities.
The Commissioner for Seniors, Gerard Mansour submitted his report on Isolation and Loneliness amongst Older Victorians to Minister Martin Foley. Minister Foley has taken the recommendations and started addressing them within the community and government.
Planning is well underway for the VMSA State-wide gathering of sheds in Cobram on the Murray. The gathering is on the 24th of June and will include many NSW sheds from across the border. The VMSA is always committed to bringing gatherings to regional Victoria. Please contact me with your attendance to get information on accommodation etc.
The Chequered Flag Day at Sandown Racecourse is on 15th of May and will be a fantastic opportunity for a family friendly day out. The VMSA and AMSA will have a stall at the day with Health checks and information on sheds around the State.
The VMSA has been excited to source many pieces of equipment and materials for sheds. Special thanks to Robert Bosch (Australia) and the Joe White Foundation for their generous support for Victorian sheds.
The VMSA has secured discount tickets for Melbourne Storm tickets for their June 4th game versus the Panthers. Contact me quickly to reserve your tickets.
The VMSA hopes to find funding for more Defibrillators and would like expressions of interest from sheds who are interested in receiving a Defibrillator for the shed.

 

Distribute by donation to other shedders your surplus goods via The Facebook page
VMSA - Public Notices, you can search for it or go to
https://www.facebook.com/groups/376075325824722/

Ric Blackburn

VMSA Executive Officer.     vmsa@vmsa.org.au

 

 

 

updated 10/0452016.

 

Latest News

  • 04 Jun 2016

    The Melbourne Storm have given the members of the VMSA the opportunity to purchase discounted tickets for the Panthers game. It’s on at 7.30 pm on Saturday June 4th at AAMI Park.
    Reserve your Tickets by the 23rd of May.
     Adult: $22.00 Concession: $15.00 Junior: $10.00...

  • 24 Jun 2016

    The next VMSA Gathering will be held on 24th June on the Murray in Cobram.
    We will have shed representatives from NSW and surrounding Districts.
    RSVP to Ric Blackburn Mb 0408 465 228 or vmsa@vmsa.org.au
    for information on accommodation and to reserve your place. ...

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