About our shed

About Us

The Lockington Men’s Shed is a safe and friendly environment where men are able to work on meaningful projects at their own pace, in their own time, and in the company of other men. The Men’s Shed is a place where you can make furniture, paint and restore family heirlooms or design timber toys for their grandchildren.

There is also tea and coffee and a comfortable area where men can sit and talk. Most importantly, you will enjoy good old-fashioned mate-ship.

Not interested in woodwork? The Men’s Shed is open to new ideas and there is also the chance to participate in Men’s Health and day trips.

All new and past members most welcome!

Shed Activities

Woodwork, Men’s Health and day trips

Find us


Terri Hateley

9 - 11 Lockington Road Lockington, VIC 3563
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Positive impacts


"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.

Watch — More than just a shed

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