Welcome to the the Australian Defence and Emergency Services Shed Association (DES Shed). We are the national representative of Defence and Emergency Services Sheds in Australia. DES Shed’s are established to provide peer to peer support through hands on projects that benefit the community and the individual.

The Australian Defence Shed Association is a registered charity with the Australian Charities and Non Profits Commission (ACNC). To support veterans through DES Sheds please make a tax-deductible donation via the link above.

Defence Shed is an initiative proudly supported by the former Chief of the Defence Force, Air Chief Marshal Mark Binskin AC. Defence Shed has approval from the Australian Defence Force to use the Tri-Service Crest.

For more information please email: chairperson@defenceshed.com.au

20 Dec 17

The Defence and Emergency Services Shed Association would like to wish everyone a very merry Christmas and happy new year. We trust that you have an enjoyable time and we look forward to seeing you in 2018.

As we know this time can be tough for some people don’t forget to touch base with a mate and make sure they are okay. If you need assistance over this time, the following agencies provide 24/7 support:

  • VVCS – 1800 011 046
  • Lifeline – 131 114
20 Dec 17

Defence Shed Port Adelaide is proud to announce that we are sponsoring Tyron Creek. Tyron is a current serving Petty Officer in the RAN and also quite the shot. Tyron is going to America to participate in the Flaggeler Cup, American Championships and World Championships in Pistol Shooting. Best of luck Creeky.


Download our 2017 magazine here for more information.

Download our 2016 magazine here for more information.