We are a family business passionate about delivering quality shed projects to farms across Victoria, southern New South Wales and south-east South Australia.

About Us

Farm Sheds

Action - The Big Shed People are a third-generation family business specialising in designing, manufacturing and installing farm sheds across Australia.

Our Vision

To be the most trusted farm shed company.

Our Mission

We are passionate about quality sheds and making people happy by doing the right thing – every time – every day.

Our Core Values

  •  We do what we say we will do.
  •  We care about and support the communities of our customers and staff.
  •  We are fast-paced, dynamic and agile.
  •  We continually strive to deliver excellence.
  •  We always show respect.

Our Team

Managing Director

Martin moved to Victoria in the early 1990s from Adelaide with the vision to support rural communities. Under Martin’s guidance, the family business has grown to become “The Big Shed People”. Martin continues to support our farmers and the Australian steel industry - and keeps an eye over the numbers in the business.

The Big Shed People - Founder

Martin Grace

Sales Manager

Lennie’s involvement with Action began back in 2010 as a building consultant before taking up the role as Sales Manager. Since then, Lennie has travelled the country, working with farmers to design and build their ideal shed. In his own time, Lennie enjoys scouting out wineries and other hidden country gems.

The Big Shed People - Director, Sales

Lennie Grace

Operations Manager

Having been part of the team for 15 years, it’s safe to say Vince knows a lot about farm sheds! Vince keeps an eye on operations and production and is passionate about continually improving our processes and designs.

The Big Shed People - Director, Operations

Vince Grace

Building Consultant

An integral part of the team since 2013, Jason has considerable farm shed design experience and advice. Jason is always happy to have a chat whether it’s working out the most cost-effective configuration for your hay storage - or discussing the football scores.

The Big Shed People - Building consultant

Jason Stone

Marketing Manager

Sarah joined the team at the end of 2016 taking up a role in marketing. Sarah enjoys learning about our customers interests, keeping up to date with latest agricultural developments and looking for exciting ways to get the story of “The Big Shed People” out there.

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Sarah Henderson

Purchasing & Accounts Payable

Warren manages the material purchasing and oversees Accounts Payable. With Warren’s long term industry experience (over 30 years!), he can wear a number of different hats, including R&D and building consultant!

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Warren Grace

Senior Project Manager

Allan works closely with our building consultants, production and installation teams to ensure your Action experience is straightforward and hassle-free. This includes managing the council permit application and coordinating trades on your behalf.

The Big Shed People - Senior Project Manager

Allan Crick

Office Assistant

Give us a call and you’ll likely chat with Sharni - which is sure to put a smile on your face! As well as answering the phone, Sharni assists Accounts Receivable and Sales -and keeps the office running smoothly and well-stocked with coffee beans, Chicken Crimpies and Tim Tams!

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Sharni Stone

Project Manager

Ben joined the team at the start of 2021, making the move from Melbourne to the northern Grampians. This proved to be an excellent move for our team! Bringing extensive project management experience, Ben works with Allan to manage projects through to final sign-off.

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Ben McLerie

Drafting

Walter has quickly become an invaluable team member since he began at the start of 2017. Working with our team of draftsmen and engineers, Walter keeps our workshop team busy with expertly drawn shed plans and computations.

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Walter Crick

Procurement & Operations Assist

Adrian heads up a specialist role which includes quantifying all shed materials for purchasing, arranging and overseeing the logistics and scheduling hot-dip galvanising. This is an important cog in our process, requiring a lot of technical shed ‘know-how’!

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Adrian Crick

Sales Support

Introducing Kierra! She joined us in 2023 and has been instrumental in assisting our building consultants and supporting our valued customers with outstanding service throughout the sales journey.

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Kierra Niewoudt

Drafting

Jason recently joined the team full-time, injecting our drafting team with years of experience and expertise. As well as working on the drawings and site plans for the more complex projects, Jason is a long-serving volunteer at his local CFA – and a passionate Hawks supporter and soccer fan!

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Jason Hand

Senior Estimator

Jarryd joined the Action team in 2023 and has quickly become an integral member. Jarryd spends his time making sure he is putting together the most cost-effective option for your shed and that every detail is carefully considered.

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Jarryd Johnson

Business Development

Lester joined the team in 2021 and made an immediate impact with his passion for photography and videography. As well as bringing creative flair to our sales and marketing team, Lester spearheads our customer service program and is always looking for new ways to make the customer experience unforgettable – for the right reasons!

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Lester Urquhart

Production Manager & Safety Officer

Meet Wayne who joined us in 2022 bringing his military expertise to our team. Wayne’s job is an important one. With a strong focus on safety, efficiency and results, Wayne keeps our star workshop team performing. Wayne also keeps our workplace and job sites safe and compliant and prioritises the well-being of all staff and contractors.

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Wayne Noble

Project Manager

With a passion for hands-on work, Bruno began his journey in the Action workshop. After learning the intricacies of shed manufacturing, he gained valuable on-site experience by installing sheds across Victoria. Now as a project manager he oversees projects from council approvals through to completion.

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Bruno Urquhart

Financial Controller

Vince joined the team in 2022 as our Financial Controller. His strong background in finance and agribusiness brings extensive expertise and skill to our organisation. As well as managing our financial projects and helping us kick goals, Vince is very passionate about football (apparently, it’s not called soccer?).

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Vince Dimasi

Sales Consultant

Janelle, one of our enthusiastic consultants has the in-depth industry knowledge required to deliver functional and cost-effective farm shed designs. What really sets Janelle apart is her bright personality and her commitment to making the shed planning and design process an enjoyable experience.

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Janelle Buchner

Executive Assistant

Introducing Jasmine, the newest member of our team! Since joining the team in late 2023, Jasmine has hit the ground running in her roles as executive assistant and accounts payable. Jasmine also keeps our customer service team on the ball. This involves scheduling regular updates to keep our customers well informed about their shed project.

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Jasmine Urquhart

Interested in Working With Us?

What our install teams say about working with Action - The Big Shed People.

In this candid conversation, Tristan shares his insights into what it’s like to be part of the Action Steel team. 

For Tristan building top-quality sheds across the countryside is rewarding experience.

Tristan discusses the satisfaction he finds in his work, the  support he receives from Action – The  Big Shed People and the importance of the sheds they construct for the farming community.

His journey to becoming a valued contractor is an inspiring story of growth and success.

In this candid conversation, Tristan shares his insights into what it’s like to be part of the Action Steel team and the rewarding experiences that come with building top-quality sheds across the countryside.

Tristan discusses the satisfaction he finds in his work, the seamless support he receives from Action Steel’s team, and the importance of the sheds they construct for the farming community.

His journey from starting with old machinery to becoming a valued contractor is an inspiring story of growth and success.

In this candid conversation, Tristan shares his insights into what it’s like to be part of the Action Steel team and the rewarding experiences that come with building top-quality sheds across the countryside.

Tristan discusses the satisfaction he finds in his work, the seamless support he receives from Action Steel’s team, and the importance of the sheds they construct for the farming community.

His journey from starting with old machinery to becoming a valued contractor is an inspiring story of growth and success.

Our Clients

Over the past twenty years we have worked with thousands of livestock and cropping enterprises across Australia.

Our Installers

We also have more than 60 professional contract install teams constructing our sheds.

Our Suppliers

Our sheds are made from Australian steel and Australian steel products from companies including Bluescope and Metroll.

Our Partners

We work with Australia’s leading fit out suppliers for dairies and shearing sheds to deliver state-of-the-art turnkey shed projects.

The Birchip Cropping Group (BCG) are a not-for-profit agricultural research and extension organisation led by farmers from the Wimmera and Mallee regions of Victoria. BCG aim to improve the prosperity of farmers and agricultural communities through farmer-driven innovation, research and extension. Our team are proud to be a part of their corporate partnership program.

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Action – The Big Shed People are a compassionate supporter of the Rapid Relief Team. This includes initiatives such as Farmers Community Connect, Operation Fire Relief and the Smarrt Cookie.

We’re proud to support the progress and innovation of the Wagyu industry as silver partners of the Australian Wagyu Association (AWA). For more than thirty years AWA have contributed to the Wagyu sector with a strong focus on genetic improvement to benefit the entire Wagyu community. 

As members of the Australian Lot Feeders’ Association (ALFA) and long-term supporters of the feedlot industry, we’re passionate about contributing to the successful implementation of shade in Australian feedlots and the sustainable future of the industry. 

PLEASE NOTE: WE DON’T BUILD ANY SHEDS SMALLER THAN 12M SPAN BY 24M LONG.

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