Local Men’s Shed honoured to host 30-year celebration - The Community Leader and Real Estate New and Views

The Wynnum Manly Men’s Shed. Photo: Supplied.


The Australian Men’s Shed Association has selected the Wynnum Manly and Districts Men’s Shed (WMDMS) to host a celebration of 30 years of Men’s Sheds in Australia on October 10.

The event will coincide with World Mental Health Day and its theme, “Mental health is a universal human right”.

A BBQ breakfast of coffee and bacon and egg rolls will provide a welcome start to the celebration from
8:00 am, and a sausage sizzle will be held from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm.

Local artist, Robbie Dunn, will entertain guests during breakfast.

The day’s events will include 20 guest participant organisations, suppliers and other regional Men’s Sheds, with guest speakers discussing men’s health, law and order.

Men’s Sheds from across Queensland have been invited to attend, along with organisations such as FX7FJ Holden Car Club, Military Jeep Club, Mt Gravatt Orchid Society, Black Dog Ride Club, Qld Spinners, WM Boomerang Bags and many more.

Shed President David Westlake said he was honoured that the Wynnum Manly Shed was selected to host the event. “Our shed will be on display for all to see,” said David.

What: Men’s Shed 30-Year Celebration.

When & Where: 59 Granada Street Wynnum, from 8:00 am to 1:00 pm on Tuesday October 10.

Cost: $8 for breakfast.

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