The AMSA Shed Online is set up to provide the Men’s Shed community with an online platform to share information, projects and engage in general discussion. Common topics include general discussion, health & wellbeing information, latest Men’s Shed & community news, shed projects and shed operations FAQs & troubleshooting.
Anyone can contribute comments to the blog posts and participate in conversations on the discussion forums. But, you will need to join the site first – click here to register.
The AMSA Shed Online is owned and moderated by the Australian Men’s Shed Association (AMSA).
AMSA is the national service provider to over 1000 Men’s Sheds around Australia – providing practical support, specialised services and resources. Visit mensshed.org to find out more about AMSA and Men’s Sheds.
We have created a few pages that should help you use The AMSA Shed Online.
Please read our User Guidelines to ensure you’re across the ins and outs of your membership to this site (whilst we have rules, the goal is to have open and free-flowing conversations!).
Our Community Values should be the best guide for making the most of The AMSA Shed Online platform and experience.
We have also created some Online Discussion Forum Tips to help you settle in.
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Helpline hours: Monday-Sunday, 9am-5pm AEST/ADST
Support for eating disorders and body image issues
Provides mental health and well-being support, information and services to young people aged 12 to 25 years and their families.
Australia’s only free 24/7 confidential and private counseling service specifically for children and young people aged 5 to 25.
24-hour crisis counseling, support groups and suicide prevention services.
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It is a Queensland wide service that operates between the hours of 9am and midnight, 7 days a week.
Mensline Queensland offers professional counselling and information, and acts as a strategic point of referral for Queensland men around issues of:
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7.30 am to 11.30 pm 7 Days
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Free, professional and non-judgemental telephone support to you, wherever you live in Queensland. Calls to 1800 811 811 are free from any public phone.
Practical assistance such as counselling, intervention, transport and emergency accommodation for Queensland women and their children who are in danger from a violent partner or family member.