Pole House on the Rock property

The Rock Bush Retreat

The Rock is an oasis of rugged, unspoiled beauty hidden away amongst hard-working cattle country in the hills west...
Portrait of our Elders Group in 2018

Elders

In previous generations and cultures, old age bought with it an invitation to eldership. In the days when we...

Ch.11 Common Ground

read ch.10 David Greenwood (President 2009 – 2011) has been credited with terming Common Ground as a flagship program...
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Ch.10 Communications

As activities grew there came a desire to establish and maintain communication links with interested parties.
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Ch.9 Men’s Health & Wellbeing Association

The emergence of Men’s Health and Wellbeing Association onto the Queensland landscape was to provide a significant impact on...
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Ch.8 Gold Coast happenings

A significant step in the evolution of MHL came at the suggestion of Kerry Cronan. With an awareness of...
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Ch.7 Men’s Help Line

read ch.6 read ch.8 The establishment of the Men’s Help Line, as a men’s telephone contact and referral service,...
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Ch.6 More goings on

This chapter considers various goings on that were a part of the Australia-wide landscape as the current Mens Wellbeing...

Ch.5 About Men’s Gatherings

read ch.4 read ch. 6 This chapter cobbles together bits and pieces about gatherings. Commentary and recollections In his...
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Ch.4a The Manshine Lineage Numbered

read ch.4 No. Year Date Name Location Theme 1 1993 Jul 9-11 Sunshine Coast Men’s Festival Mudjimba Apex Camp...

Ch.4 Sunshine Coast Men’s Festival/Manshine

At his first ever men's gathering, Rod Smith was so impressed by the Brisbane Men's Festival he boldly declared...

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