IT'S MEN'S SHED WEEK! (Aug 30 - Sept 5) A place to go, a community to belong to and mates that make it all worthwhile
With hundreds of Men’s Sheds in lockdown and the COVID-19 crisis still reshaping the way we get together, Men’s Shed Week (30 August – 5 September) looks and feels a bit different again this year. But in the true spirit of Men’s Sheds, that won’t stop thousands of Shedders from commemorating the fundamentals of Men’s Sheds: connection, community and camaraderie.
HAVE OUR FACTS BEEN HIJACKED BY VESTED INTERESTS? ‘TRUTH DECAY’ IN THE MODERN ERA
It has become known as ‘Truth Decay’ – as our institutions and previously trusted information are increasingly under question – and a special forum involving former Justice of the High Court, the Hon. Michael Kirby, along with the Chief Scientist of South Australia, has identified the rise of algorithm technology and social media tribes as a crucial issue in our quest for answers.
AUSTRALIA’S NEXT BIG GAME-CHANGER – SOLAR POWER TO SURGE
The Aussie who invented the PERC solar cell in 1983 that is now used in 90-percent of all solar modules manufactured across the world, has revealed the industry is on the verge of dramatic new advances which will bring us ever closer to a planet completely powered by sustainable and clean energy.
REPORT: CAN COVID 'BOOSTER” JABS REALLY BE JUSTIFIED?
There are many political leaders, both here and abroad, advocating for post-vaccination ‘booster’ shots to ensure people remain fully protected from COVID and any new variants. But are boosters really justified beyond the current two-jab vaccination process? A new report investigates the evidence, and delivers the verdict on the value of booster shots.