They normally operate on a local level in the community, promoting social interaction and aim to increase the quality of life. There are over 900 located across Australia, with thousands of active members. Men’s Sheds can also be found in Scotland, England, Wales, Ireland, Finland and Greece.
It’s essentially a place that men can go to to do ‘stuff’. Sounds simple, but the health (particularly mental health) benefits of going somewhere to do stuff (and in doing so socialising and helping others) is tremendous.