Our Community House

Our Community House is where data science and creativity come together to catalyse positive social change.    

It’s a coworking space in North Melbourne for government, business and the community sector to collaborate to create a better world, where human and economic capital blend with technology, intellect and passion to create a new generation of ideas and people who think differently and will change the world.   

 
 
  • City-fringe coworking space for not-for-profit organisations, social enterprises & B Corps

  • The world’s first social innovation data science and communications lab

  • Space for up to 400 social sector workers

  • Modern, sustainable, dynamic, art-filled building

  • Established, run and serviced by leading social enterprises

  • Dedicated spaces for workers from rural and regional Victoria 

 
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Collaboration

  • Shared meeting rooms & facilities

  • Boardroom / training room

  • Dynamic function & collaboration spaces

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Innovation

  • Data science & communications lab

  • White wall break-out space

  • Workshops, tutorials and hackathons

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Social sector focused

  • Co-location with passionate social sector workers

  • Run by Australia’s leading social enterprise, Our Community

  • Social enterprise-run cafe

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Environmentally Sustainable

  • Strong environmental sustainability credentials, waste minimisation features and connections to nature

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Inclusive

  • Area for workers from rural and regional areas of Victoria

  • Gender-lens designed building

  • Parent/carer friendly building

  • All-abilities access

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Creative

  • A rotating, playful, art-filled space

  • Fun networking events and play workshops

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Hot Desk

For flexibility and the chance to connect with other OC House members, Hot Desks provide a workspace from 8am to 6pm, five-days a week.

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Dedicated Desk

For 24/7 access to a desk of your own, Dedicated Desks provide you with a permanent workstation within OC House’s vibrant community.

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Private Office

For those in small and growing teams looking for a quiet and enclosed workspace, OC house offers private lockable offices with 24/7 access.

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Virtual Office

For those looking to connect with the OC House community, the Virtual Office gives you one Day Pass per month along with access to member benefits.

Location

552 Victoria Street, North Melbourne 3051

CBD: 5 min drive | 20 min walk | 10 min train 
Errol Street Retail Precinct: 1 min walk
Queen Victoria Market: 10 min walk
Parliament House: 11 min drive | 30 min walk | 20 min public transport

Close to transport:
#57 Tram Stop: 1 min walk
North Melbourne Station: 5 min walk
Flagstaff Station: 15 min walk
Southern Cross Station: 20 min walk
CityLink Access: 20 min drive to airport