Legacy Ladies Christmas Lunch 2022

Both branches of the Vietnam Veterans Federation at Nerang were blessed once again to host the group of Legacy Ladies from Brisbane Southeast Group, based at Coorparoo RSL. for their Christmas Lunch, held in the kitchen of the Men’s Shed. Sadly, the number of...

Lest We Forget

In Flanders Fields In Flanders fields the poppies blow Between the crosses, row on row, That mark our place; and in the sky The larks, still bravely singing, fly Scarce heard amid the guns below. We are the Dead. Short days ago We lived, felt dawn, saw sunset glow,...

Black Bar Stool Project.

A recent Shed project was commissioned by a community customer to paint two natural finish wooden bar stools to two black bar stools in order to fit in with the customer’s décor. Despite our reluctance to cover up the beautiful timber grain , we nevertheless, after...

Orchid Society Parking Event

Thanks go to Kevin Roberts, Peter Cameron, Barry Litherland, Peter Handy, Don Lees, Michael Ragg, Jamie Greenlees, Wally Wright, Graham Huggins and Mick Caldwell for participating in the parking at the Country Paradise Parklands for the Southport & District Orchid...
Vietnam Veterans Day 18th August

Vietnam Veterans Day 18th August

On 18 August, we commemorate Vietnam Veterans' Day on the anniversary of the Battle of Long Tan in 1966. We remember the sacrifices of those who died and say thank you to almost 60,000 Australians who served during the 10 years of our involvement in the Vietnam War....

QLD Branch

They have submitted a grant application to the GCBF for an amount of $ 46,435.00 in hope of gaining funding to replace the eastern wall heavily damaged by termites. The GCBF has come back and requested copies of the quotes (no problem) as well as a letter of approval...

New equipment

It was decided at the Sub Branch meeting yesterday to purchase a variety of ‘F’ type clamps to replace the worn-out ones, and additional large marquees to replace the old “circus tent” traditionally used for the Xmas party. Both these items will make life easier for...

New Thicknesser

This arrived last week and will be installed in the near future with the existing thicknesser being placed on the market for $3,250.00.

NEW THICKNESSER.

NEW THICKNESSER.

This arrived last week and will be installed in the near future with the existing thicknesser being placed on the market for $3,250.00.

Men’s Shed visit to LWC Canungra on – 15-07-2022

Men’s Shed visit to LWC Canungra on – 15-07-2022

  The Commanding Officer Land Warfare Centre Canungra, LT. Col. Wendy Say, extended an invitation to the Men’s Shed members to visit the base for a tour, morning tea, and a small presentation. Major Mick Barany organized a bus to pick us up at the shed and take...

Veterans Support Group Shed has a key focus is to advance the well-being and health of its members & to encourage social inclusion

Shed Maitenance

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 

 

 

  

Organic Gardens

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

 

 

 

 

Get in Touch. Get Involved.

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

 

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