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8th April 2020 Reading Time: 1 minutes General, Men's Health, Mens. 868 views.

A weekend designed to inspire and challenge. Gain powerful personal insights and learn skills to be a better you. Through experiencing a variety of engaging workshops indoor, outdoor, hands on and reflective, learn and discover the power of being you. See the highlights from our 2019 retreat

Keeping your cool during stressful times

21st March 2020 Reading Time: 8 minutes 1110 views.

There is a lot of uncertainty in the world at the moment with the spread of the Corona COVID19 virus.  People are having their hours reduced, small businesses are struggling to stay afloat, many staff have taken to working from home and some people have lost their jobs.  While this is stressful, over coming months we will be expected to stay at home with our families in close confines.  This in itself presents its own set of challenges.  

FREE Beauty & Pamper Day for the ladies

10th March 2020 Reading Time: 1 minutes Programs for Schools. 691 views.

Here is a great opportunity for ladies to take some time for them while helping assist students at Hallam Secondary College studying VET hair and beauty complete their assessments. Make up, manicures and even massages followed by afternoon tea. See the post and watch the video to get more information and help support this great program!

Living with Adult Children Forum

6th March 2020 Reading Time: 1 minutes Communication, General, Parenting, Relationships, Conflict Resolution. 717 views.

Are you living with your adult children? Better Place Australia are hosting a FREE forum to provide practical tips to making living arrangements more enjoyable for everyone!

David talks to ABC Gippsland's reporter Rachael Lucas about the Heavy M.E.T.A.L program

2nd March 2020 Reading Time: 1 minute General, Media. 692 views.

David talks to ABC Gippsland features reporter Rachael Lucas about his personal experience with managing his own anger issues, and how he came to establish the Heavy M.E.T.A.L program which has been running for the past 15 years in the Casey shire.

Dave's interview on the Project

21st February 2020 Reading Time: 1 minutes General, Media, Domestic Violence. 1296 views.

The horrific events in Brisbane on Wednesday morning shocked all of us, but for those close to the Camp Hill tragedy, there were warning signs. Today, an expert’s putting forward an idea, which while radical, would certainly make a difference. Dave Nugent from Heavy Metal Group was interviewed by The Project on Channel 10

Australia is yet again looking for answers to our family violence epidemic.

21st February 2020 Reading Time: 2 minutes General, Domestic Violence. 1432 views.

Yesterday morning 31-year-old Hannah Clarke loaded her three children into the car for the morning school run, like so many mums around the country. What happened next is an act of cruelty that seems unimaginable. It’s left Australia yet again looking for answers to our family violence epidemic. If you or someone you know is impacted by sexual assault, domestic violence or family abuse, confidential 24-hour support is available through 1800 RESPECT.

Bully Attack

20th February 2020 Reading Time: 1 minutes General, Programs for Schools, Bullying. 717 views.

School bullies almost killed 12-year-old Adam in a vicious and unprovoked attack. His mum Monique is as angry as you'd expect her to be.

Inspiring Men to Engage " CHANGE" Whose Family Walk on Eggshells - A Workshop for Professionals

19th January 2020 Reading Time: 9 minutes General, Behavioural Change, Conflict Resolution, Men's Health, Anger Management. 641 views.

This workshop is not a presentation of an academic framework for understanding Family Violence but rather an opportunity to learn in a practical presentation some of the tools, which David Nugent has implemented for the last 15 years with hundreds of men.

Choice of Behaviour

10th January 2020 Reading Time: 1 minutes Domestic Violence, General, Mens. 1274 views.

Alcohol does not and cannot make a man abuse a woman, it is a “choice of behaviour” and alcohol misuse is frequently used as an excuse; by perpetrators, police, solicitors, judges and magistrates.