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Leith Mitchell

Flexible Working Improves Mindfulness

  This guest blog post was researched and written by Leith Mitchell, a member of Australia Anywhere Working Research network, and passionate about the benefits of flexible working and wellness, enrolled in Master of Wellness course at RMIT. Leith Mitchell is also IBM’s Growth Markets Diversity Recruitment Leader. Next week is National Telework Week (18 […]

Can coworking work in regional towns?

This article has been republished from blogger Jane Deany’s blog. Jane has been coworking at Hub Melbourne for the last year and she believes coworking has many benefits. She has a Twitter handle @CoworkingisCool and a related website is on the way. Although not from Broken Hill, Jane’s blog promotes the best of this famous historic city where […]

What Not To Do When It Comes To Coworking Spaces

Alex Hillman is a community development & market communications consultant with experience working for various sized web software initiatives: local business through Fortune500. One of his projects includes IndyHall: Independents Hall which is a coworking space and community in Philadelphia. The space features designers, developers, writers, artists, entrepreneurs, scientists, educators, small business owners, telecommuters, marketers, […]

Biz Dojo, South East Queensland

Business leaders meet to discuss viability of collaborative workspaces in South East Queensland

More than 50 local industry and government representatives gathered at The Edge, State Library in Southbank Brisbane last week to hear from some of Australasia’s thought leaders in collaborative workspaces. Co-working pioneer, Brad Krauskopf from Hub Australia, who is COSBOA’s 2013 Small Business Ambassador shared his experiences of running co-working spaces in Sydney, Melbourne and […]

Libby Sander and Craig Rispin

Libby Sander Interviews Bernard Salt on co-working and the future landscape of the workplace

This short video was kindly supplied by Keryn Spriggs of Work Club Gold Coast. Libby Sander is a co-working Activist in support of the Digital Work Hub Project. Libby is Co-Founder of Work Club (a co-working space on the Gold Coast), Founder of Rethink, Founder The Future of Work Project and a researcher and writer. In […]

Gelatine – Designing for Digital Encounters in Coworking Spaces

This guest blog post was kindly supplied by Mark Bilandzic , a PhD Student at Urban Informatics Research Lab, Queensland whose research topic has been “The Embodied Hybrid Space – Designing Social and Digital Interventions to Facilitate Connected Learning in Coworking Spaces”. Public libraries and coworking spaces seek for means to facilitate peer collaboration, peer inspiration […]

5 Co-Working Spaces in Auckland, The 6 Lessons I Learnt

Last week I visited all 5 of the co-working spaces in Auckland: Movers & Shakers, Auckland Central, Dion Bettjeman Loft503, Auckland Central, Matt Knight  Generator, Auckland Central, Ryan Wilson The Kitchen, Grey Lynn, Auckland, Murray Sheard Bizdojo, Auckland Central, Nick Shewring I am honoured that every single one of the founders/owners made time for me and my questions. I loved hearing their stories. […]

A Plan – Better Services for Queenslanders

Queensland Government Response to the Independent Commission of Audit Final Report – April 2013 On 26 March 2012, as promised during the election, the Government established an Independent Commission of Audit (the Independent Commission) to provide advice on Queensland’s current and forecast financial position and recommend strategies to strengthen the economy, restore the State’s financial […]