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Mensheds Australia

 

Overview

Mensheds Australia (MSA) is a not-for-profit organisation dedicated to supporting and resourcing men's sheds across Australia.

MSA supports men's sheds across the country to:

Indigenous men's sheds are located throughout Australia. In November 2012 additional funding was provided by the Australian Government to 26 Indigenous men's sheds and groups, located in every mainland state and the Northern Territory.

Indigenous men's sheds in remote communities provide a safe, friendly, and inclusive environment where Indigenous males can connect with their elders and work on traditional and cultural activities.

Some examples of the support offered by Indigenous men's sheds include:

Abstract adapted from Mensheds Australia

Contacts

Mensheds Australia
PO Box 723
Baulkham Hills NSW 2154
Ph: 0457 888 387

Related publications

Sergeant P (2008)

Mensheds Australia: a catalyst for Indigenous men's health.

The Chronicle; 11(6): 8-9

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Last updated: 19 March 2013
 
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