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Downsizing
Downsizing

23 July 2014

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Whether to move to a smaller, easier to maintain, home is a question that invariably arises as we reach retirement age. In this activity we look at the many issues that need to be considered before making a decision to downsize, and at some practical steps to take if we decide to do so.

Starting a business
Starting a business

11 July 2014

Interested in starting a business? Here are some links and information about what you might have to do, but you'll need professional advice, individually tailored to your circumstances.

Virtual mixtape – road trip songs
Virtual mixtape – road trip songs

11 July 2014

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We're putting together a virtual ‘mixtape’ of songs for road trips. Recommend a song for the mixtape by posting the name of the song and artist and perhaps a memory of a road trip you’ve been on!

Exploring the explorer – getting the most out of your internet browser
Exploring the explorer – getting the most out of your internet browser

27 June 2014

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Take a look at our new activity to find out about URLs and homepages, and learn how to use browser tabs and private browsing.

Home-made tzatziki dip
Home-made tzatziki dip

22 June 2014

Take a look at Tom’s home-made tzatziki dip. Great as dip, or use it with his simple souvlaki recipe for a perfect lunch in front of the cricket!

Diet and exercise tips
Diet and exercise tips

21 June 2014

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Here are some simple diet and exercise tips that don't require a gym membership

Renovating later in life
Renovating later in life

19 May 2014

Check out some great tips and advice to consider when planning your home renovations as well as some common pitfalls to watch out for in this latest activity.

Digitising VHS video
Digitising VHS video

28 April 2014

In this latest activity we take a look at how you can digitise VHS tapes and upload the videos to your computer. Learn about different types of video players, recording tools, and software that will help you to bring...

Banking online
Banking online

8 April 2014

Banking, paying bills and buying and selling online have become a regular activity for many. Banks and other financial institutions have developed sophisticated applications for our computers, tablets and smartphones...

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Downsizing

Downsizing

Whether to move to a smaller, easier to maintain, home is a question that invariably arises as we reach retirement age. In this activity we look at the many issues that need to be considered before making a decision to downsize, and at some practical steps to take if we decide to do so.

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Starting a business

Starting a business

Interested in starting a business? Here are some links and information about what you might have to do, but you'll need professional advice, individually tailored to your circumstances.

View Activity Starting a business

Virtual mixtape – road trip songs

Virtual mixtape – road trip songs

We're putting together a virtual ‘mixtape’ of songs for road trips. Recommend a song for the mixtape by posting the name of the song and artist and perhaps a memory of a road trip you’ve been on!

View Activity Virtual mixtape – road trip songs

Password security

Password security

With so much of our lives online, it's important we keep what we need to, locked away. Find out about how you can make your passwords more secure, and how to best manage and keep track of them in this latest I.T....

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Welcome to The new Shed Online!

Take a look at the new features and improvements that have been made to The Shed Online including a feature that will allow you to post comments under the articles on the site!

Locate a Men's Shed

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Use this tool on The Australian Men's Shed Association website to help you find a Men's Shed in your area.