2012 WA Men’s Shed Conference Presentations

The second WA Men’s Shed Conference was held at Mosman Park on 3 and 4 October 2012. It was conducted by WAMSA and hosted by the Mosman Park and Fremantle Men’s Sheds.

To read the report, click here.

To see the program, click here.

To see a photograph of the delegates and speakers click here.

To see the presentations click on the link below.

Official Opening
Official opening by the Governor of Western Australia, His Excellency Malcolm McCusker, AC CVO QC: click here.
John McDougall, Chairman, Western Australian Men’s Shed Association: click here.
Robyn McSweeney, Minister for Child Protection; Community Services; Seniors & Volunteering; Woman’s Interests; Youth: click here.

“Establishing and Sustaining a Shed”
Terry Linz, Bridgetown Men’s Shed: click here.
John McDougall, Narrogin Men’s Shed: click here.
Brett Pollock, Mosman Park Men’s Shed: click here.

The role of men’s sheds in adult learning; Professor Barry Golding: click here.

Men’s Learning & Wellbeing; Professor Barry Golding: click here.

The contribution of men’s sheds to the community; Professor Barry Golding: click here.

“Sheilas in Sheds” – The role of women in sheds; Deb Wilkes, WAMSA Committee member, Shire of Ashburton: click here.

“Think Safe – Be Safe” – Safety Awareness and Duty of Care; Jeff Roberts, Toodyay Men’s Shed: click here.

“Diversify the Demographic” – Engaging younger men (30-55 years) in Sheds; Gary Green, Community Engagement Coordinator, Australian Men’s Shed Association: click here.

“What’s Different about Our Shed!”
Richard Gates, Kalamunda Men’s Shed: click here.
Karen Quigley, Manager Community Services, City of Subiaco: click here.
Fred de Grussa, Esperance Men in Sheds: click here.
Bill Crook, Mukinbudin Men’s Sheds: click here.

Low cost options for starting/building a men’s shed; John Millar, Information Officer, Senior’s Housing Centre, COTA WA: click here.

Conference Summary, Mike Murphy, Walpole Men’s Shed: click here.