Do I Need a Permit for a Domestic Shed?

Building permits can often be a dodgy and even controversial subject. For sheds, the answer to the question of whether or not a building permit is necessary isn’t really a cut and dried yes or no in many cases. Around 2010 and 2011, there was an Australia-wide movement among local councils to relax the restrictions on sheds. They had become so popular that many local governments were being buried in red tape. The decision to relax the laws a bit was designed to give councils more time to … [Read more...]

What You Need to Consider When Building Your Riding Arena

There are many people in the Perth area and beyond that require sheds and similar units for a variety of reasons. One of these types of units is an arena for horse riding and training, a “must-have” amenity for equestrians or anyone serious about equestrianism. While owning an arena is important to these people, there are a number of things to take into consideration when actually building an arena. One of the first things is the initial dimensions of the arena. You want it to be large but … [Read more...]

Workshops: A Safe Haven for Men

In Perth, as well as across Australia, the Men's Shed Movement has become quite popular. If you are not familiar with the movement, you may not notice that it was inspired by the sheds that many Australian men have had in their backyards for as long as they can remember. At Action Sheds Australia, we applaud the Men's Shed Movement, but we still think that anyone who can enjoy a shed should have one in their own backyard. Australian men have long used sheds as workshops but more than a … [Read more...]

Time for a New Look and a New Workshop

When you look out into your backyard and you see the sheds that lie out there, do you ever think that it’s time to renovate and get a new one? That time is now and we have some of the best new workshops for the home you want. We have an excellent selection of potential workshops. All of them are fully customisable and these possibilities make it so the perfect one for you is fully within grasp. Starting at the base model, the single roller door workshop looks similar to our other garages. It … [Read more...]