The coworking communities all over the world are fast-growing and Australia is no exception. Space available at Australian coworking locations is growing over 60% year over year and the country is quickly attracting more and more attention on the topic. Following the momentum, in 2017 GCUC organized its first Australian conference in Melbourne and the event take place again in Sydney in 2018.
We chose to list what we see as the 15 best coworking spaces in Sydney Area, Melbourne, and other cities. These sites are great options for teams and startups, but also for individuals looking for inspiring places to work from.
After you got an overview of their area and their rate for a dedicated desk, you can check out their website and get in contact with the coworking space.
InterOffice was created to serve as a business collaboration space and commercial property solution. Members can find flexible meeting rooms, hot desks, and offices for all their business needs. Other amenities offered by InterOffice include concierge and member management, event management, on-site IT and software solutions, sales, marketing, and advertising. Contact directly for membership pricing.
Fishburners is a non-profit that only accepts high impact, scalable startups into its exclusive community. When you join the community, you get access to collaboration areas, boardrooms, event spaces, high-speed internet, and flexible desk terms. After joining, you also can attend weekly workshops, monthly crash courses, daily meetups, or get free legal, accounting, design, digital marketing, and PR advice. You can join for $300 a month part-time, or $400 a month per person.
Tank Stream Labs
This coworking space offers 24/7 office access, with fully equipped kitchens, showers, and restrooms. Members can also reserve various meeting rooms, attend regular networking events, and enjoy optic fiber internet, Ethernet connections, and Wi-Fi throughout the office. Prices depend on location and range from $450 to $900 a month.
Stone & Chalk
Stone & Chalk attracts technology startups, and all the resident startups must first go through a rigorous selection process before joining the community. Members get 24/7 access to the space, with unlimited access to shared desks, shower/change room, and bike racks. A full-time, flexible membership will cost between $550-$580 a month, depending on the location, and between $650-$685 monthly.
VibeWire is a niche coworking space that draws in young startups, freelancers, and self-employed people under the age of 35. VibeWire will coordinate various social impact events, workshops, and general network events to keep members in touch with one another. All members get 24/7 access to the space, high-speed internet, a kitchen, meeting/workshop spaces, event space, and more. To join the hot desk area, it is $150 a month, and for a permanent desk, it is $250 a month.
Hub is a premium coworking space with spaces available in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, or Adelaide. This coworking space is big enough to accommodate teams up to 100 people. Members can also use office spaces, rent dedicated desks, or flexible desks. Members will all have access to shared areas, premium member amenities, and networking events. Contact directly for membership pricing.
DeskSpace boosts itself as a hybrid between a coworking space and incubator. All members have 24/7 access to the building, printers, complimentary coffee, social events, bike storage, mail and package handling, and more. More expensive than many other plans, it starts at $160 a week for a dedicated desk or $730 a week for a private office.
York Butter Factory
York Butter Factory has locations in both Melbourne and Sydney and they put a heavy emphasis on community. Members can attend purpose-designed events or networking opportunities. York Butter Factory also is very eco-friendly, using only recycled paper, environmentally-friendly shower products, and light management to create a sustainable workplace. The environment at YBF is well-thought-out, with plants located through the spaces, and weekly wellbeing sessions scheduled to keep members happy and healthy. Other perks include Monday breakfasts, yoga sessions, discounts on software and local businesses, printing facilities, and shower facilities. Contact directly for membership pricing.
The Commons is another environmentally conscious workspace that is supported 100% by renewable energy. Membership benefits vary from location to location, but in general, all the spaces are dog-friendly, include breakout spaces, open desk access, community staff and front desk service, private meeting rooms, shower facilities, maker space, library, podcast studio, photography studio, and event space. On-site, you can also enjoy a tight-knit community and participate in group events, play foosball, arcade games or ping pong tables, or enjoy a beer on the rooftop gardens. Members also can participate in weekly yoga, meditation, and spin classes. Prices start at $585 a month for a dedicated desk.
Conveniently located just steps from the local train station, inspire9 is in a historic building that has tons of character. Members can enjoy printing credits, a kitchen with coffee and tea, access to weekly events including yoga, pitch practice, workshops, Ted Talks, Friday drinks, and more. Prices for a FlexiPass start at $100 for four days a month, or full access for $640 per month.
This coworking space brings together game developers and creative companies into one collaborative work environment. The Arcade has meeting rooms, fast WiFi, full kitchen facilities, and a communal lunch area for all members. Contact directly for membership pricing.
The Cluster is an environmentally-conscious coworking space that brings together members to help them collaborate and form partnerships and friendships. Members use green electricity and have access to showers and change rooms, coffee, 24/7 access, color printing, fresh fruit and scapes, high-speed internet, event spaces, and more. A permanent desk starts at $195 a week, and a flexi desk starts at $130 a week.
StartInno is a coworking space that helps coach and support new startups. Starting at $140 a month for a flexi desk, or $200 a month for unlimited access, members get access to a hot-desk, out of hours access, workstation, and the choice of seating and stand-up desks.
Spacecubed has two spaces and has partnered with a wide variety of businesses to help give its members as many benefits as possible. Some perks include waived fees on the first $25,000 of card transactions with Stripe, $3,000 in Google Cloud Platform and Firebase Credits, and more.
At Deskworx, all members get 24/7 access to the space and can use the various office furniture, large boardroom and meeting rooms, informal meeting nook, printers, and more. Pricing starts at $135 a week for one desk.
River City Labs
This coworking space aims to facilitate the growth of startup companies that provides mentorship programs, a 24/7 workspace, and access to a community of 150 + tech entrepreneurs. You can choose to rent a desk for $550 a month, or have a more casual membership that doesn’t assign you a specific desk for $200 a month.
Originating in Amsterdam, Spaces has now spread throughout the world, including Melbourne, Austalia. They have created a coworking space in the heart of the city that allows members to come together to work in a collaborative environment. Monthly memberships start at $415 for flexible desk space or $858 for a dedicated desk.
1 Martin Pl, Sydney NSW 2000
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11 York St, Sydney NSW 2000 &155 Queen St, Brisbane City QLD 4000
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17-19 Bridge St, Sydney NSW 2000 & 11-17 York St, Sydney 2000 & 11 Mounts Bay Road, Perth, WA 6000
Wynyard Green, 11 York Street, Sydney NSW 2000
525 Harris St Ultimo 2007 Sydney
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101 William Street Sydney NSW 2010
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3/85 William St. Darlinghurst NSW 2010 Sydney
62-66 King Street Melbourne VIC 3000 Melbourne
36-38 Gipps St Collingwood 3066 & 80 Market St, South Melbourne 3205
41 Stewart St. Richmond, VIC 3121 Melbourne
Starting at $495/month
164 Kings Way, South Melbourne VIC 3205
Levels 17 & 20/21, 31 Queen St. Melbourne 3000
4/8 Banksia Drive Byron Bay Arts & Industry Park, NSW 2481
Starting at $140/month
Ground Floor and Level 9, 45 St Georges Tce Perth WA 6000
Level 1/3Wellington StreetSt Kilda, VIC
Brisbane Level 2, 282 Wickham Street Fortitude Valley, QLD 4000
580 Church St. Richmond, VIC 3121 & Ground Floor, 111 Flinders St. Surry Hills, NSW 2010
Starting at $350/month
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