Finding a good coworking space is so much more than getting a desk in a room of strangers. It’s about joining a community of like-minded individuals, rubbing shoulders with other freelancers and startups who share your work ethic. That’s why we put together this comprehensive guide to coworking spaces in Australia.

We want to help you find the right coworking space for you, so we’ll focus on the information you really want to know: How much they charge for hot desking vs. permanent rentals, how fast their internet is and what tribe tends to work there.

If you prefer, you can also view all this info in our Google sheet Co-Working Spaces in Australia. If you know of a space that’s missing, reach out to get it added to the list. We update the list of coworking spaces in Australia weekly.

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Coworking Spaces In Sydney

The burgeoning startup scene in Sydney has seen the number of coworking spaces boom in recent times. It’s never been so easy for mobile professionals to find their ideal workspace. Some of Sydney’s major coworking spaces give you access to some serious perks like member retreats, accelerators and social events. If you’re looking for something different, there are also a range of boutique options in Sydney. Check out the highlights below or head over to our guide to coworking spaces in Sydney.

Major Coworking Spaces

Fishburners, Ultimo

  • Hot desks $300/m +gst, Permanent $400/m +gst
  • 500mbps Internet

Fishburners Sydney is one of the original coworking spaces in Australia. A space focused on startups featuring free wine, beer & cider, unlimited tea & coffee (barista standard) and shower facilities. Check out Fishburners.

WeWork , Wynyard, Martin Place & Pyrmont (Pictured above)

  • Hot desks from $410/m +gst, Permanent from $500/m +gst
  • WiFi & Ethernet

Spread over three central locations in Sydney, WeWork is one of the most established coworking spaces in Australia. WeWork place a strong emphasis on community. They have annual member retreats in the Adirondacks and a Global Summit that brings everyone together. Learn more about WeWork.

Spaces, Surry Hills

  • Hot desks from $320/m +gst, Permanent from $700/m +gst
  • Super fast WiFi

Originating in Amsterdam, Spaces prides themselves on their community of ‘imagineers’. From their Surry Hills location, you can access a full calendar of business events, speakers and networking lunches. Discover more about Spaces Sydney.

Hub, Darlinghurst

  • Hot desks $300/m +gst, Permanent $650/m +gst
  • Fibre internet

One of the most established coworking spaces in Australia, Hub Sydney is an oasis above bustling William St in Darlinghurst. They offer bookable meeting rooms, weekly social & learning events and high-speed fibre. More on Hub Sydney.

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Boutique Coworking Spaces

Hey Digital (pictured above), Green Square

  • Permanent desks from $89/w +gst
  • 100/100 Mbps WiFi

A beautiful brand-new workspace in an up-and-coming neighbourhood, Hey Digital offers a peaceful, ultra-productive environment just outside the city. Hey Digital is kitted out with brand-new bespoke workstations and Herman Miller chairs, a bar/lounge area & Sonos distributed background music. A 2-minute walk to Green Square station, 5-minutes to Virgin Active gym/shops and nested within a multitude of new parks – this is a great working lifestyle choice. Learn more about Hey Digital.

Paramount by The Office Space, Surry Hills

  • Private office room $200/d +gst
  • 500mbps WiFi

Spread across two unique office spaces in Surry Hills, Paramount offers professional rooms for freelancers and entrepreneurs who don’t want to commit to a permanent space. Paramount also curates cultural programs and business initiatives for its residents. Check out Paramount.

Visit our guide to coworking spaces in Sydney.

 

 

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Coworking Spaces In Melbourne

When it comes to coworking spaces in Melbourne, there’s never been more choice. The city’s vibrant entrepreneurial spirit has spurred an exciting growth in startups in recent times. There are also quite a few cosier options that attract more specific tribes. Check out these top picks below or visit our guide to coworking spaces in Melbourne.

Major Coworking Spaces

The Commons, Collingwood

  • Rates available on request
  • 500mbps

Spread across two great locations, The Commons is one of the most popular coworking spaces in Melbourne. They offer a range of benefits for their community including yoga, beer & cider, outdoor seating and conference rooms. Learn more about The Commons.

Spaces, Richmond

  • Hot desks from $320/m +gst, Permanent from $650/m +gst
  • Superfast WiFi

Spaces Melbourne’s resplendent workspace is located in the city’s creative district, surrounded by great places to eat and drink. Spaces have a range of different rooms and workstations. Their Business Club gives members the perfect place to meet clients and enjoy a coffee. More info about Spaces Melbourne.

Hub, Southern Cross

  • Hot desks $300/m +gst, Permanent $640/m +gst
  • Fibre internet

Hub’s Melbourne coworking space is right near Southern Cross train station and caters to a diverse community of professionals. When you join Hub, you get access to an all-inclusive workspace with weekly learning, social and networking opportunities. Check Hub Melbourne.

Inspire9, Richmond

  • Hot desks from $35/d +gst, Permanent from $320/m +gst 

Inspire9 is one of the most flexible coworking spaces in Australia, with a wide variety of membership plans from part-time to 24/7 residency. Inspire9 is Melbourne’s original community-led coworking space for startups, freelancers and creatives. Visit Inspire9.

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Boutique Coworking Spaces

One Roof Women, Southbank

  • Hot desks from $27/d +gst, Permanent from $410/m +gst

One Roof is one of the rare coworking spaces in Australia catering designed to provide everything a female entrepreneur needs to thrive – all under, you guessed it, one roof. One Roof offers a range of flexible membership options and facilities to its community of nearly 70 women-led businesses across all industries. Learn more about One Roof.

Hive Studio, Collingwood

  • Permanent desks from $270/m +gst, Privates from $630/m +gst

Hive Studio is a cosy coworking space in Collingwood. Hive’s sunny offices are popular with designers, coders, startups and writers who prefer a quiet, community-minded work environment. Click through for more on Hive Studio.

For more spaces in Melbourne please visit our guide to coworking spaces in Melbourne.

 

 

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Coworking Spaces In Brisbane

Mobile professionals across all industries can find professional spaces suitable for larger teams and client meetings. Excitingly, there is also a big range of smaller coworking spaces opening up around Fortitude Valley. Below are some of the highlights and you can click through for more coworking spaces in Brisbane.

Major Coworking Spaces

Little Tokyo Two, Spring Hill, Petrie Terrace, Springfield, CBD

  • Hot desks from $50/d +gst, Permanent from $360/2w +gst

Little Tokyo Two spread themselves out across four convenient locations in Brisbane’s CBD and surrounds. LT2 offer tea & coffee facilities, a range of different rooms and access to their network of strategic partnerships including NAB and News Corp. Check out Little Tokyo Two.

Fishburners, CBD

  • Hot desks $300/m +gst, Permanent $400/m +gst
  • 500mbps internet

Joining Fishburners gives you access to member-only accelerator programs and free advice across areas like legal, accounting design. Visit Fishburners.

Lightspace (pictured), Fortitude Valley

  • Permanent desks from $525/m +gst
  • Fast fibre optic internet

Lightspace is one of the most vibrant major coworking spaces in Brisbane. Their creative tenants from fields like media production, publishing and music artist management, enjoy the large studio spaces and regular networking events. Get the lowdown on Lightspace.

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Boutique Coworking Spaces

Swarm, CBD

  • Details available on request

At first sight, Swarm looks more like a big hostel mansion than a coworking space with its huge panelled windows and swimming pool. It’s one of the best creative coworking spaces in Brisbane and the home to some of the city’s brightest startups. Visit Swarm.

Thought Fort, CBD

  • Hot desks from $45/d +gst, Permanent from $135/w +gst

Sunny Thought Fort is home to a friendly community of creative professionals. Their members enjoy kitchen facilities, free tea & coffee (beer & soft drinks also available), and a balcony chill out area. Learn more about one of Brisbane’s favourite coworking spaces. Click through for more info on Thought Fort.

Salt Space, New Farm

  • Host desks from $27/d +gst, Permanent from $170/w +gst
  • Fibre internet

A refined coworking space, Salt House features beautiful high ceilings and polished timber floors. This cosy coworking space is popular among creative professionals who value flexibility over permanence. Learn more about Salt Space.

For more, visit our guide to coworking spaces in Brisbane.

 

 

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Coworking Spaces In Perth

Australia’s westernmost capital city has a thriving coworking scene of its own, with plenty of choice for companies and professionals of all backgrounds. Check out some of the highlights below or learn more about coworking spaces in Perth.

Major Coworking Spaces

Space Cubed, George Terrace

  • Hot desks from $270/w +gst, Permanent from $450/m +gst

Spacecubed is a Social Enterprise aiming to support 20,000 nonprofits, entrepreneurs and innovators by 2025. They offer their members a range of meeting rooms, mentoring opportunities and other benefits out of their two Perth coworking spaces. Check out Space Cubed.

Sync Labs, Leederville

  • Hot desks from $300/w +gst, Permanent from $550/m +gst
  • Fibre internet

Sync Labs supports a supportive environment to a mixed community of change-makers and creatives. They offer their members kitchen facilities, 24/7 access, R&D tax advice and a range of different rooms. Click through for more on Sync Labs.

fSpace, Fremantle

  • Hot desks from $290/w +gst, Permanent from $500/m +gst
  • 100mbps internet

fSpace is Fremantle’s premier creative coworking space. They pride themselves on their entrepreneurial vibe, diverse community and bright open workspaces. Members access free tea & coffee, kitchen & fridge, cheap parking, and super fast internet. Visit fSpace.

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Visit our guide to coworking spaces in Perth.

 

 

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Coworking Spaces In Adelaide

Adelaide has one of the highest concentrations of coworking spaces in Australia and we’re currently seeing the scene grow more diverse. Here are some of the most notable coworking spaces in Adelaide. For even more, visit our guide to coworking spaces in Adelaide.

Major Coworking Spaces

Hub, CBD

  • Hot desks from $250/m +gst, Permanent from $440/m +gst
  • Fibre internet

Hub Adelaide is a spacious coworking space with privates offices to accommodate teams of up to 20 people or flexible desk options for solo professionals. Join their diverse community to access their diverse network of people, resources and expertise. Check out Hub Adelaide.

WOTSO Workspace, CBD

  • Rates available on contact
  • Fibre internet

Set in a stunning heritage-listed building, WOTSO Workspace Adelaide is a bright, open plan coworking space in Adelaide’s CBD. Their creative members access plenty of chill out zones, complimentary beer & wine, shared kitchen and did we mention it’s dog-friendly? It’s part of the WOTSO Workspace network of coworking spaces in Australia. Learn more about WOTSO Workspace Adelaide.

Co-Hab Tonsley, CBD

  • Hot desks from $120/m +gst, Permanent from $250/m +gst
  • Fibre internet

Co-Hab is an established coworking space that caters to a range of professionals working across business development, engineering and programming. In their well-lit, open-plan workspace is kitted out with a kitchen and a range of different rooms. Explore Co-Hab Tonsley.

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Boutique Coworking Spaces

Dew, CBD

  • Permanent desks from $220/m +gst

This cosy coworking space in Adelaide’s CBD, Dew is the perfect place to Drink, Eat and Work. Dew offers a studio space for photographers, discounts on Colombian coffee and local wines, and 11 exclusive desks. Get the lowdown on Dew.

Mâché, CBD

  • Hot desks from $360/m +gst

A coworking space by creators, for creators, Mâché empowers their local members with their strong commitment to community and togetherness. They are focused on digital production, wellness and small businesses. Learn more about Mâché.

That Space, CBD

  • Hot desks from $150/m +gst, Permanent from $350/m +gst

Located in Adelaide’s up-and-coming Eastern Suburbs, That Space is a light-drenched open plan studio for freelancers and small startups alike. That Space is a peaceful community made up of members working in design, marketing, finance and recruitment. Check out That Space.

Visit our guide to coworking spaces in Adelaide.

 

 

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Coworking Spaces In Canberra

Canberra’s expanding entrepreneurial scene is showing that there’s plenty more to the city than stuffy politicians and artificial lakes. With plenty of great cafes and a friendly biking culture, we really shouldn’t be that surprised. In fact, it’s home to some of the nicest coworking spaces in Australia. Read on for the top coworking spaces in Canberra, or click through for more on coworking spaces in Canberra.

Major Coworking Spaces

WOTSO Workspace, North

  • Rates available on contact
  • Fast fibre internet

WOTSO Workspace Canberra is only 20mins from the airport, making it great for client meetings. It’s also kitted out with kitchen & shower facilities, free beer & wine, bike storage, and is dog friendly! Learn more about WOTSO Workspace Canberra.

BrainSpace, Kingston

  • Hot desks from $35/d +gst, Permanent from $450/m +gst

BrainSpace, supported by Accross Business, is a diverse coworking space popular with businesses across finance & accounting, communications, and HR. Members can take advantage of great networking opportunities and free business advice. Find out more about BrainSpace.

Entry 29, CBD

  • Hot desks from $90/w +gst, Permanent from $300/m +gst
  • Super fast 200mbps internet

Entry 29 was founded by a handful of Canberra’s ballsiest entrepreneurs and has become the home of the city’s burgeoning startup community. Entry 29’s kitchen is stocked with free tea & coffee and their members also enjoy shower facilities, breakout spaces and 3 bookable meeting rooms. Check out Entry 29.

Boutique Coworking Spaces

The Studio, Braddon & O’Conner

  • Rates available on contact

The Studio’s two Canberra locations are cosy coworking spaces fitted with full kitchen facilities and bathrooms with showers (many of their members ride to work). Their Londsdale St space even sits above a restaurant cafe. They’ve got a vibrant culture for young creatives. Learn more about The Studio.

Visit our guide to coworking spaces in Canberra.

 

 

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Coworking Spaces In Hobart

Tasmania might be most well-known for its national parks – the small island has 18, to be exact – but there’s also a growing coworking scene. Read on for the most notable coworking spaces in Hobart, or explore our guide to coworking spaces in Hobart.

Major Coworking Spaces

WOTSO Workspace, CBD

  • Rates available on contact
  • Fibre internet

Located in the CBD, WOTSO Workspace Hobart is a lively coworking space for professionals looking for flexibility. WOTSO Hobart gives its members 24/7 access to showers, breakout areas and a kitchen stocked with coffee, tea, lollies and biscuits. Check out WOTSO Workspace Hobart.

Parliament CoWorking, CBD

  • Permanent desks from $365/m +gst

Parliament’s well-lit, open-plan workspace on Hobart’s waterfront make it one of the nicest coworking spaces in Australia. It’s no wonder it’s so popular with designers, writers and photographers. Besides the great views, its members enjoy round-the-clock access to a well-stocked kitchen and a range of different rooms, with events & training sessions coming soon. Learn more about Parliament.

Visit our guide to coworking spaces in Hobart.

 

 

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Coworking Spaces In Australia – Darwin

Darwin’s proximity to Asia makes it unique among Australian capital cities, so we’re excited to see the growth in its startup and coworking culture. We’re hoping to add more coworking spaces to our list soon, if you own one or know of any others, please get in touch. Click through for more on coworking spaces in Darwin.

Major Coworking Spaces

Rust 490, CBD

  • Rates available on request

Rust490 started as a meeting space for Darwin’s Entrepreneurs & Startup Meetup in Peter Eve’s art gallery in 2015. It’s progressively becoming a more formalised coworking space for creative professionals in technology in business from around the world. Check out Rust490.

Visit our guide to coworking spaces in Darwin.

 

 

But Wait, There’s More

This article features just a snippet of the coworking spaces in Australia. We’re maintaining a comprehensive list of all coworking spaces in Australia in our Google Sheet. To keep it current, we update the list weekly so please reach out to add more spaces to the list if you know of one.

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