Federal member for Page Kevin Hogan said the Grafton Men’s Shed will receive $3,000 from to continue to promote and support men’s health and wellbeing in the Clarence Valley.
“The $3,000 grant will be used to purchase tools, equipment and fund community projects and training,” Mr Hogan said.
Announcing the grant, Mr Hogan said the Men’s Shed Programme is providing benefits for the community at large.
“Grafton U3A Men’s Shed gives individuals a space where they are comfortable to talk to other men about whatever is on their mind.” He said
This grant funding is part of the $5.1 million the Federal Government has provided to the Australian Men’s Shed Association through to 2018-19 to support the national network of Men’s Sheds.
Details of all successful grant recipients from this National Shed Development Program funding round are available at www.mensshed.org.