Coffee Table Project
A private project by Andy Bryson has just been completed, that of a custom designed coffee table for his lounge room. This table has been on the back burner for some 18 months, but was finally begun during the Christmas/New Year quiet period. The design inspiration...
The shed's 6" jointer machine was recently damaged by one of the cutting blade screws snapping off, resulting in 8 more blades being damaged along with damage to the two shoulder guides. This event required dismantling the jointer, replacing the damaged components and...
Occupational Therapist Talk.
As part of our ongoing support for our members, on Tuesday 7th March we arranged for an Occupational therapist, Debbie Casey, to give an informative talk on ways that our members can be helped with various programs, organisations and personal aid equipment. Debbie...
Display Bee Hive
A member of the Gold Coast Regional Beekeepers requested the shed to make a display bee hive based upon a sample which the shed had previously made. The subsequent quote was accepted, and the project was assigned to Wozza, and with his usual efficiency, duly set about...
Spinning wheel restoration
Spinning Wheel Restoration A challenging project was brought into the shed recently, and that was to restore a spinning wheel to working order. As this would involve woodturning skills, the project was assigned to the capable hands of Bob Graves. The challenge was to...
We are grateful to our generous supporters.
DIESEL. One of our members, Hal Blanchard, is associated with his brother’s diesel distribution business and Hal regularly fills up the ute’sdiesel tank as an ongoing donation, Hal filled the ute last Tue and we...
Veterans Support Group Shed has a key focus is to advance the well-being and health of its members & to encourage social inclusion
This past year we have improved our areas around the shed to improve the safety and access to tools and workspaces. Allowing veterans of all ages to participate
investing in new soil, raised garden beds, growing and selling of turmeric, garlic and ginger. onsite we also have passion fruit, lemons and avocados
Gumtree and marketplace sales
Thanks go to Roger for coordinating sales
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Transitioning to civilian life can be challenging for some veterans. Finding suitable work, adjusting to life after service, and coping with past experiences can be difficult and confronting.
When people leave Defence, there are many organisations that are committed to supporting them to successfully move on to the next stage in their lives. There are 24-hour help lines, chat forums and online information available through Defence, Department of Veterans Affairs (DVA), Open Arms – Veterans & Families Counselling, major mental health organisations, and veteran-specific support organisations. Our organisation works to support mateship, and celebrate their courage, endurance and sacrifice