Tullamarine set to benefit from new Men’s Shed

More men in Tullamarine will be building new friendships, skills and community connections, thanks to a Andrews Labor Government grant for a new men’s sheds.

Member for Sunbury josh Bull today announced the Tullamarine Men’s Shed would receive $60,000 towards their much needed new shed.

The New Tullamarine Mens shed will be located along with the Tullmarine Community House in Carol Grove, the project has also received support from the City of Hume.

New men’s sheds will be built in 13 communities, while 10 others will be refurbished, thanks to almost $1 million in grants from the Labor Government.

Each project – three in metropolitan Melbourne and 20 in regional Victoria – is the result of extensive community consultation and has a plan to build strong partnerships with other organisations.

The men’s shed program improves the health and wellbeing of participants by promoting social inclusion.

The 2017-18 funding has focussed on projects from disadvantaged communities and areas that were experiencing significant economic and social change.

 

Quotes attributable to Josh Bull MP

 

“I’m delighted the Victorian Government is investing in a new men’s shed for the Tullamarine community.”

 

“Men from Tullamarine and Gladstone Park will be able to get together, work on valuable projects and forge strong ties with others in their community.”

 

Quotes attributable to Minister for Families and Children Jenny Mikakos

 

“Men’s sheds play a vital role in local communities throughout the state – we’re proud to support the movement that gives back to the local community as well as improving men’s health and wellbeing.”

 

“We’re providing more support to communities that are experiencing significant economic and social change to ensure men can get the support they need, when they need it.”

 

 

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