Belconnen Community Men's Shed

Men helping men build a better community

Shed as it stands

Shed Now Open (20 attendees)

The shed is now open at the usual times, for existing members only, but limited to 20 members at any time. The Duty Managers have discretion to adjust concurrent attendance levels at Shed, based on numbers AND behaviour, eg social distancing and safety, or even poor weather reducing outdoor usage. 


Please follow the following Shed rules

  • obey any directions of the Duty Manager.
  •  use the tablet to sign in;  this is essential in tracking should there be a need.
  • if you are at all unwell, have any Covid-like symptoms or been in contact with anyone with these symptoms , please do not attend.
  • be social, but at the current recommended distancing while at the shed, especially at morning tea.
  • wash hands and use the hand sanitizers upon arrival, and for the sign in tablet.
  • clear all tools after your use  with the wipes and the spray sanitizer.
  • wipe taps, door handles etc after touching.
  • Shed re-organisation is actively underway:  please help in finishing the new bench and in re-organising the shelves.

 Our Committee will actively monitor and review numbers of members attending and any isues that may arrise.

If you want to attend, but can't, please contact us. Additional opening times might be considered, provided sufficient interest AND someone is available to take responsibility manage the session. 


Membership and Renewals

Existing members should renew Membership now, including all carers.  (Note Carers MUST also be members - this is an insurance requirement)

Please note that new membership is still closed, most likely until the end of August.

Workplace Trauma Awareness

Free Workshop

A free workshop is being conducted on Thursday 9 July 2020 at the Mosaic Baptist Church Community Centre to help increase the understanding of unresolved trauma.  Participants will learn how to recognise the trauma response in themselves and others and how to seek help.  This workshop is being hosted by ACT Illness Education  in response increased awareness of stress and mental illness as a result of the impact of Covid 19 in our community.  The course is tailored to the anticipated audience. 

More information is at

Should you wish to attend (and you are encouraged to do so) please register with

Committee Looks forward to seeing members again at Shed with the relaxation of Covid 19 constraints
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