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Robert

 

 Robert is the shed manager (volunteer) and is the cornerstone of our shed as he is responsible for the day to day running of the shed. Robert is the man to come to for quotes or just to have a talk about shed’s actives.

Don

DonDon is a Master wood turner and an expert at wood projects at our shed. Many people have mentioned Don's excellent workmanship skills. If you are looking for that 'special' gift than Don is the man.

Caterpillar House

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    One of the shed's latest projects: Playground boat built for 'Caterpillar House' (local Child Care Centre). Building material supplied by Coffs Harbour Hardwoods, built by 'Ross' and assisted by other guys from our shed.

 

Health & Wellbeing

Blue Balls for Men's Health

  

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The people of Goulburn got a big surprise when they look up at the Big Merino and saw  it painted partly blue. A paint job on the ram's testicles has been revealed as part of a campaign for the charity, Blue September.

It is encouraging men to get themselves checked for prostate and testicular cancer. Campaign director Mike Chapman said the Big Merino was chosen because its "boys bits" are highly visible.

"It's just begging to be part of this campaign really," Mr Chapman said. "It's something we've been talking about for a little while, finally we've been able to use it as a useful tool to get the word out."

The painting was done by a team from a betting agency.The agency's Will Byrne said the Big Merino was an obvious choice.

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'Creating a Dementia-Friendly Nation’

Alzheimer's Australia has released a video that highlights the small things people can do to support people living with Dementia.

 

A dementia-friendly community is a place where people living with dementia are supported to live a high quality of life with meaning, purpose and value. For people with younger onset dementia, this also means being given the opportunity and support to stay at work or volunteer. Each dementia-friendly community will look different, but may include: 

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