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Frequently Asked Questions


What are the Shed opening times? Tuesday 9.00 am – 2.00 pm Wednesday 9.00 am – 2.00 pm Thursday 9.00 am – 2.00 pm Saturday 9.00 am – 1.00 pm Who Can Join? Membership is available to men of any age. How much does it cost to join? The membership fee is $80 per annum. Can women apply for membership?…

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Buddy Benches to Local Schools.


Project managers Ross Jasper and Greg Reynolds prepare to transport the newly constructed benches. Atwell Lions Club has commissioned the construction of six “Buddy Benches” destined for local Primary schools. The first four benches have already been delivered, and the feedback from the schools has been fantastic. Well done guys!

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Its Official


The Opening Ceremony of our new Mens Shed was held on Wednesday 13th June with around seventy five people in attendance. Following a “Welcome to Country” from the indigenous community, the gathering was addressed by a number of dignitaries including our patron Mayor Logan Howlett, and Chairman Peter Hodgson. Light refreshments followed, and all agreed the day was a resounding…

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Up she rises!


It was worth the wait. The framing of the new shed is almost complete and ready for the exterior cladding and roof to be fixed in place. The old shed will close in a few weeks time to prepare our machinery and materials for the move. Stay tuned for updates … I would like to remind all shed members to…

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Dogs Day Out


On Saturday 25th March 2017 the Cockburn Community Mens Shed were represented by running a stall at The Dogs Day Out function run by the Phoenix Primary School. Whilst in operation there were a number of enquiries from the members of the public concerning possible membership of the Shed and all were given the pamphlets concerning what we do and…

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Building Better Communities


On October 4th 2016, Josh Wilson MLA Fremantle presented the Federal Governments Better Communities Grant cheque to the shed Chairman Mike Manning for the sum of $5,289.00. This grant is on a dollar for dollar basis. The funds will be used to purchase $10,578.00 worth of new and safe equipment through Toolmart Belmont.

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Luck and Generousity


They say that what goes around comes around. Practitioners of Buddhism would call it Karma. While attending the Woodwork and Craft show Chairman Mike M. won the door prize, a 1.8m long x 750mm wide by 900mm high solid Jarrah work bench from Workbench World in Myaree retailing at over $2000. Mike has decided to donate the bench to the…

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Appointment of a Shed Patron


I am delighted to announce that Cockburn Mayor Logan Howlett has been appointed Patron of the Cockburn Community Men’s Shed Inc. Logan’s appointment will help to elevate our profile, and his experience in all areas of community development will be a great asset in the future.

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Rob’s Story – Lost and Found


Shed member Rob M. had no idea he would attract national media attention when he unearthed a World War One Medal in his backyard in Fremantle some 40 years ago. Rob has managed to track down surviving relatives of the Yorkshire Infantryman, and the medal will soon be on its way to England in a hand crafted sheoak box. In…

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Contact Information


Phone: 0490 200 376 . Email: cocmensshed@iinet.net.au . Street Address: 2 Sullivan Sreet Cockburn Central W.A. 6164 . Drew Pike – Shed Coordinator Em: cocmensshed@iinet.net.au Ph: 0490 200 376 (during operating hours) . Peter Hodgson – Chairman Em: peterhodgson@live.com . Geoff Webb – Treasurer Em: we50107@bigpond.net.au Ph: 0414 771 291 . Are you looking to be financial for the 2018/2019…

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