Current Projects

  • Eldership Noosa

    State:
    Queensland
    Topic:
    Community

     To explore Eldership as a worthy aspect of a healthy community.
    To empower elders within our local community and within the establishment of Intentional Communities , present and future.

  • Boy 2 Man

    State:
    Queensland
    Topic:
    Community

     A school based ‘Rite of Passage’ course for year 9 boys. There are 7 lessons that comprise the ‘education’ phase, followed by a separation ceremony, 3 day camp, return ceremony and celebration. The lessons are taught by myself and supported by male teachers. We take on the role as ‘elders’ due to the goal of passing on wisdom and experience to the younger boys in our community. This year we also plan to ask another elder to attend the return ceremony and ‘officially’ welcome the boys to the local community of men.

  • Social Media exchange

    State:
    Queensland
    Topic:
    Media

     Older people are increasingly isolated. Youth communication is part of the isolation. Students in schools will work through the council libraries and retirement homes to meet and share their social media skills, and in the process learn the old style “Social Media”

  • Using Our Wisdom - A Rite of Passage for Men Moving Into Elderhood

    State:
    New South Wales
    Topic:
    Personal development

     “Using Our Wisdom” is a carefully crafted program that considers a man’s journey from birth, to the present and into the future. Enjoy an opportunity to acknowledge and embrace the special, sacred role of the Elder within this unique and intense 3½ day exploration.

  • The Last Hundred Yards

    State:
    New South Wales
    Topic:
    Media

     The Last Hundred Yards is a documentary project. 4 Elders bare their hearts and share experiences that shaped them.

  • MEN IN BALI - The Elders Way

    State:
    National
    Topic:
    Community

     If you have never attended a MEN IN BALI Retreat, now is the time to gift yourself with nine (9) nights and eight (8) days of this exceptional special experience, conducted in the beautiful village surroundings of Pondok Saraswati near Ubud in Bali.

  • The Time of Your Life

    State:
    Western Australia
    Topic:
    Community

     A residential weekend for men aged 50 and over.

    The purpose is to provide an introduction for men into ways in which they can explore some of the challenges and opportunities of mid to late life.

    This special weekend is for men who are interested…

  • MEN IN BALI - A Man's Journey Program

    State:
    National
    Topic:
    Community

     Through considerate and respectful group work, personal process, village walks, adventure, sharing circles, bodywork, local jazz and performance, meditation, stunning local cultural events, innovative workshop process, care, service, beautiful food, reflection, and a few surprises, profound change can happen. Far from an escape retreat, these group experiences offer men a real, safe opportunity to go to the essence of themselves, to share and explore as a potential springboard, the next part of their life’s journey.

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