About our shed
BUNDEENA MENS SHED INFORMATION
The Bundeena Men’s Shed is an Incorporated Association (Registration number INC9896451) and is a registered member of the Australian Men’s Shed Association (AMSA) with registration number AMSA100672
It is located at 49 Liverpool St in facilities under lease from Bundeena Bowling and Sports Club Cooperative Ltd. The property at 49 Liverpool St Bundeena is leased by the Bundeena Bowling and Sports Club Cooperative Ltd from Sutherland Shire Council.
The origins of Bundeena Men’s Shed date from 2011 when a small group of local men meet with the aim of forming a men’s shed for the Bundeena community. Formal registration as an Incorporated Association was achieved on 6 December 2011.
The inaugural President and Secretary of the newly formed Association were Alan Petersen and Don McLaren. Initial meetings were held in the Bundeena Community Centre.
PO Box 3071, Bundeena, 2230
FACEBOOK: Bundeena Mensshed
President: Jim Cannon - Phone 0457 649 877
Vice President & Secretary / Treasurer: Greg Walker Phone 0409 326 595
Woodworking and metal working.
Phone0409 326 595
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— "I've found a great group of mates"
Mateship is an important pillar of every Men’s Shed – first and foremost the shed is a place for men to knock about with a group of like-minded mates.
— “I give back to the community”
Men’s Sheds are vital community investments delivering programmes and activities that foster community spirit and contribute to building a more inclusive Australia.
Health & Wellbeing
— “My health and wellbeing is better because I'm a Shedder”
Many shedders experience improved mental health outcomes. Men (and women) involved at their local Shed report increased self-esteem through participation and learning new skills; de-stigmatisation of experiencing mental health and de-stigmatisation of prevalent social issues related to mental health.
The Australian Men’s Shed Association (AMSA) is the national service provider supporting more than 1,200 Men’s, Women’s and Community Sheds and is recognised as one of Australia’s largest male-based community development organisations.
AMSA was established in 2007 by a collection of Australian independent community-based Men’s Sheds to represent, support and promote the Men’s Shed movement. It was founded on the principle of sharing information between sheds and those communities wishing to establish and operate a Men’s Shed. It acts as a central hub for information exchange.
Facts & Figures
Men’s Sheds across Australia (that's more Men's Sheds than Macca's restaurants!)
More than 2,500 Men's Sheds operate in 12 countries
The first Men's Shed was established in 1993 (Goolwa, South Australia)
More than 50,000 Australian men participate in Men's Sheds