About our shed
The Leongatha Men’s Shed has operated within the Leongatha community since 2012 from leased premises.
In 2018 the Shed was successful with their application to the State Government to commence to plan and build their own Shed at Leongatha.
After years of planning, and building construction slowed due to the Covid19 pandemic, the community of Leongatha now has a shed it can be justly proud. The Men’s Shed membership moved into the new shed in 2022
The total Shed is nom. 500 sq. m. in size.
Workshop = 250 Sq. m
Community Hub = 200 Sq.m
Fellowship. Woodworking. Health & Wellbeing. Victorian Wildlife Possum box making.
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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