Men's sheds at a glance

94%

of members agree their shed makes an important contribution to their community

69

is the average age of men's sheds members

55%

of shed members live in regional Australia

Source: Men's Sheds in Australia. Beyond Blue, 2013. 

Cover image of National Men's Health Strategy 2020–2030

National Men's Health Strategy 2020–2030

Men's sheds support the goals of the National Men's Health Strategy. 

Related initiatives and programs

National Shed Development Programme (NSDP)

The NSDP makes sure that all men’s sheds in Australia have access to a wide range of resources and support for their particular shed.

Governance Review of the Australian Men’s Shed Association

The department is undertaking a review to advise and recommend possible enhancements to the Australian Men’s Shed Association’s (AMSA) governance arrangements and Australian Government funding to the men’s shed movement in Australia.

Men's sheds regional coordinators initiative

Regional coordinators provide support to men’s sheds in each state and territory in Australia to support men’s access to health information and resources to improve their wellbeing.