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An affordable workspace for people and businesses looking to grow and connect.
Driving regional entrepreneurship in the new economy!
Our aim is to make Mallee Rising a melting pot for entrepreneurs, freelancers, home workers, startups and small businesses to work, collaborate and network under one roof for the mutual benefit of all.
We want to help our region make every opportunity presented by access to the National Broadband Network (NBN) and free trade agreements with our Asian neighbours. We also host regular workshops, guest speakers and events and involve local community groups, schools and non-profits so every segment of our community and our region grows.
Mallee Rising provides an affordable workspace that is adaptable to individual needs, Whether you need to rent a desk for a day, one day a month, one day every week or even full-time, we've got flexible, low-cost pricing plans for you. We also have meeting rooms available for hire.
We're a social enterprise and we're here to make an impact
Our goal is to make a social and economic impact in the Mallee region.
We encourage and help people start and grow businesses and build capacity in our region. We want to support all segments of the community participate and thrive in the new, internet economy. If we succeed, we'll positively impact our region's economy, contribute to job growth and give our young people a reason to consider staying and starting a career here in the Mallee.
Reduction in number of new businesses failing in their early years.
Increase in number of businesses leveraging digital technologies and the NBN.
Increase in number of young entrepreneurs and previously disadvantaged people achieving self-employment.
Increased retention of youth in Mallee towns (who’ve stayed and started businesses).
Profits are reinvested back into the business and not into the pockets of any individual.
0473 069 755
137 Campbell Street,
Swan Hill VIC 3585
9am - 6pm
Mon - Fri
Who is Mallee Rising for?
Mallee Rising is open to practically anyone, particularly:
Home-based businesses & freelancers - tired of working alone at home? Or are there too many distractions at home? Whatever your challenge, you're welcome to book a desk at Mallee Rising to work beside, and network with, like-minded professionals.
Businesses and community groups - if your business needs a desk or a meeting room Mallee Rising can help you out.
The public - yes you. You’re welcome to come and rent a desk to work on a project or idea or even join us for a workshop or two and learn new skills!
Professionals visiting Swan Hill - if you're visiting Swan Hill on business or leisure, you're welcome to call Mallee Rising your home away from home if you need to keep on top of your work.
What to expect
Mallee Rising provides:
- Meeting spaces with flat screen TVs & whiteboards
- Printer/scanner/copier ($0.20 B&W, $0.50 colour)
- Gourmet coffee available
- Kitchen facilities
- Iron & ironing board
- Central location in the heart of Swan Hill
- Super-fast (100/40) WiFi internet on the NBN
- Modern, open design
- Regular workshops & guest talks
- Networking opportunities
Rent a hot desk (for the day or half day)
Relaxed yet professional open-plan workspace
Hold a meeting
Networking and learning opportunities
Whether you need a desk to work for one day only, one day a week or more regularly, we have different pricing options for you. All products include access to high-speed NBN internet via Wifi. Prices below do not include GST.
Rent a desk, connect to the NBN and get work done!
Home-based / freelance / self-employed & micro-businesses:
- $15 - Half Day pass (hot desk rental for first 4 hours).
- $25 - Full Day pass (hot desk rental 4+ hours).
- $100 - Weekly pass ($20/day)
- $350 - Monthly pass with 24/7 access (approx. $17/day), payable one month in advance.
- $30 - Half Day pass (hot desk rental - first 4 hours).
- $45 - Full Day pass (hot desk rental longer than 4 hours).
- $180 - Weekly pass ($36/day)
- $500 - Monthly pass (approx. $25/day), payable one month in advance. Add $100 for 24/7 access.
Prices current 3 November 2017 and are subject to change.
Meeting room (small): 6-8 people
Our small meeting room can be hired at $20 an hour / $50 for a half day / $100 for full day use (+GST). Prices are double on weeknight evenings after 6pm and on weekends.
It can accommodate 6-8 people and includes access to super-fast NBN internet over Wi-Fi for your presentations and video needs as well as access to kitchen facilities, Dolce Gusto coffee at $2 each and access to the printer/copier/scanner @ $0.20 per B&W print/copy page.
Meeting space (large): 8+ people
Our open plan space is available for hire after 6pm weekdays and anytime on weekends. The communal table can host 8+ people and the room can be reconfigured for more people or different purposes. It comes equipped with a flat screen Smart TV for presentations and internet functionality.
- $100 +GST - Up to 2 hours
- $175 +GST - 2 to 4 hours
- $350 +GST - All day
All meeting bookings include:
- Access to super-fast NBN internet over Wi-Fi (95 Mbps down / 38 Mbps upload)
- Kitchen facilities
- Dolce Gusto gourmet coffee @ $2 each
- Printer/copier/scanner ($0.20 per B&W page, per side / $0.50 per colour page, per side .
Please get in touch for a free, no obligation tour of the facilities at Mallee Rising.
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