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Welcome

A good place to start if you’re new. Find out more about The Shed Online and introduce yourself.

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Share your expertise with the community or ask advice from others.

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Fix it and DIY

Discuss woodwork, metalwork, renovations, car restoration and more…

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Hobbies and interests

Discuss gardening, cooking, technology, reading, art, music, movies, automotive, mechanical, business, finance and more…

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Lifestyle, family and relationships

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Physical and mental health

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Men's Sheds

Welcome to the AMSA discussion. Tell us what you are doing in your Men’s Shed.  Read about other Shedder activities…

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Shedkeeping (i.e. Housekeeping)

Post feedback, ideas, read announcements from the shed team or log any issues you might have come across.

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Sport and leisure

Discuss footy, rugby, cricket, tennis, fishing, camping, outdoor activities and more

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Current Events

A place to discuss recent news and events from across the globe.

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Science and Technology

Discuss all things in the fields of science and technology.

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Religion and Philosophy

For all your deep and meaningful ponderings, musings, observations and reflections.

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The Environment

Discuss the weather, climate change, pollution and other environmental issues here any time; rain, hail or shine.

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Government and Politics

Man is by nature a political animal. Discuss political and governmental issues here.

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Travel

Discuss places you have been, places you want to visit and seek advice for your next trip.

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General

Discuss anything and everything you want.  Can't find a discussion on a topic of interest? Start your own subject here.

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