TIMOR BOUND... Bruce Meehan, of Stansbury, with some of the disability equipment he’s sourced from local aged care facilities and repaired ready for Timor-Leste. TIMOR BOUND... Bruce Meehan, of Stansbury, with some of the disability equipment he’s sourced from local aged care facilities and repaired ready for Timor-Leste.

Bruce delivering disability aid to Timor-Leste

HUNKERED down in his Stansbury workshop, Bruce Meehan, a former mechanic and electrical fitter, has been busy repurposing old equipment from local aged care facilities.

The equipment is now destined for Timor-Leste, formerly East Timor.

“While my late wife Lynette was at Melaleuca Court in Minlaton I discovered they had a shed full of disability equipment including wheelchairs, walkers and beds no longer required which were going to be dumped,” Mr Meehan said.

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    Christine Burke Thursday, 19 April 2018 19:18

    Well done Bruce. I travelled home with you and met you at Tracey's on your first visit. I will forward this to my colleagues in Same TL. Good luck with it all.

    Regards Christine

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    Sheila Bostom Tuesday, 10 April 2018 23:32

    You're a good man, Bruce. I'm a volunteer in Timor-Leste and I can guarantee you that these items will be gratefully received

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