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Moama men's shed one step closer

A men's shed in Moama is one step closer after a businessman offered up the use of a shed in the industrial estate.

TRENT HORNEMAN July 23, 2014 3:29am

A men’s shed in Moama could be a step closer.

Murray Shire councillor Gen Campbell told a council meeting in Mathoura last week that a Moama businessman approached her offering free use of a shed to help form a men’s shed in Moama.

She said Tony Aquino had offered use of his shed in a Moama industrial estate.

While Cr Campbell wanted councillors’ permission for shire staff to talk with Mr Aquino, other councillors offered their thoughts on starting a men’s shed in Moama.

Cr Ian Moon said he would like to see a men’s shed at Moama’s slipway, where members could help repair ships.

Cr Chris Bilkey said council should include Echuca Men’s Shed in the discussion, as it is looking for a new home in Echuca.

The issue of a Moama men’s shed was brought up at a recent Murray Shire council meeting, where Cr Geoff Mackenzie said a group of Moama residents raised the issue with him.

Cr John Pocklington said there were plans to establish a Murray Shire men’s shed in Mathoura four or five years ago, but it did not get off the ground due to a lack of interest.

He said council did not have a shed to offer a group.

Cr Mackenzie said he would tell the group Murray Shire gave its in-principle support, but it needed to create a plan and find a suitable home.

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