The Centre has a number of tools available to the local community to assist with gardening and maintenance around their home.

Items available for hire

  • Lawn Mower – $ 15.00 per day
  • Whipper Snipper – $ 20.00 per day
  • Lawn Mower and Whipper Snipper together – $ 30.00 per day
  • Wheel Barrow – $ 6.00 per day
  • Garden Equipment (shovels) – $ 3.00 per day
  • Car Engine Crane (2 day hire) – $ 20.00

Available Days of Hire

Monday, Tuesday and Thursday ONLY

Pick Up – 9.30am – 10.30am

Return before – 1.30pm SAME DAY

Conditions of Hire

  • Availability : Is for the use of all Wendouree and Wendouree West residents only. (Valid identification required)
  • TOTAL FIRE BAN: On days of Total Fire Ban, Mowers and Snippers will not be hired.
  • Pick Up : Tools can only be hired from the Wendouree Men’s Shed located at the Wendouree Neighbourhood Centre, on Monday Tuesday and Thursday only.  The hours for tool pick up is 9.30am – 10.30am.
  • Return : Tools must be returned on the same day as hire before 1.30pm.
  • Late Fee : A late fee of $ 5.00 will be charged the first time the equipment is returned late.  The second time the hirer will be suspended for three (3) months, and the third time, the hirer will forfeit the right to use the Tool Hire.
  • Damage : Fair wear and tear is expected, but any damage due to excessive or inappropriate use of equipment is the responsibility of the person hiring the equipment.  Hirers can negotiate repayment with the Manager of the Wendouree Neighbourhood Centre.  Hirers will not be able to hire equipment whilst there are any outstanding charges.
  • Fuel : Mowers and Whipper Snippers are full when hired and need to be returned full of fuel (unleaded only).
  • Cleaning : Please make sure all equipment is returned clean.

VALID IDENTIFICATION AND THE ABOVE CONDITIONS OF HIRE MUST BE MET BEFORE ITEMS CAN BE HIRED

Click here for a copy of our  Tool Pool Flyer 2017

Click here for a copy of our Tool Pool Conditions of Hire 2017