Brisbane City Council's Suburban Business Hub is a free co-working and meeting space for Brisbane-based businesses at 16 Aspinall Street, Nundah.

At the Suburban Business Hub, you can:

  • attend free events and workshops run by industry professionals
  • talk to Council officers about our free business services
  • meet and network with other Brisbane business owners
  • make use of the hub's free facilities and equipment
  • view the Local Business Showcase and lodge an expression of interest to showcase your own products in this space.

Standard opening hours

Email the hub prior to attending as this venue periodically closes for large group bookings or business workshops.

  • Mondays: 9am – 4pm (excluding public holidays)
  • Tuesdays: 9am – 4pm (excluding public holidays)
  • Wednesdays: 9am – 4pm (excluding public holidays)
  • Thursdays: 9am – 4pm (excluding public holidays)
  • Fridays: 9am – 4pm (excluding public holidays)
  • Saturdays: closed 
  • Sundays: closed

Facilities and equipment

FacilitiesEquipment

The hub is a shared work facility consisting of a large, open-plan space (approximately 100m²). It does not have individual meeting rooms.

  • Air conditioning
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Kitchenette 
    • Cups
    • Cutlery
    • Dishwasher
    • Glasses
    • Instant cold and boiling water
    • Saucers
    • Sink
    • Small fridge
    • Small plates
  • Toilets (next door)

The hub is designed to be flexible and includes a range of equipment you can rearrange to meet your needs.

  • 50 chairs
  • 6 rectangular flip top tables with lockable wheels (750mm x 1500mm)
  • 2 round meeting tables (1000mm)
  • 4 single lounge chairs
  • multiple laptop and coffee tables
  • 2 whiteboards/pinboards with lockable wheels
  • 1 wall-mounted television (with HDMI connectivity - HDMI cable not provided)

Parking and public transport

There is no dedicated car park at the hub. There is time-restricted parking in surrounding streets and unrestricted parking a short walking distance away.

The hub is located close to public transport, including Nundah station and bus services on Sandgate Road.

Drop-in or reserve a table

Small groups and individuals from Brisbane-based businesses can drop-in to the hub during opening hours for co-working and meetings. You can reserve a table for groups up to 8 people.

The hub sometimes accepts exclusive bookings for large groups. Email the hub in advance to check availability.

Reserve a table

Request a booking - exclusive use of hub

Brisbane-based businesses, business groups or Chambers of Commerce can request exclusive use of the Suburban Business Hub for a large group, as well as extended hours use of the venue. The hub is suitable for business meetings, staff training, free workshops and presentations.

Booking requests must be made at least 2 working days before your desired date to give us time to check availability and organise security access.

If your booking is accepted, you will receive an email notification with a hire agreement which must be signed and returned to confirm your booking.

Venue capacity

The hub's maximum capacity is 50 people. Capacity may vary depending on your purposes. The following capacity numbers are based on available equipment:

Event typeCapacity (people)
Workshop30
Theatre-style event50
Networking (standing)50
Meetings Up to 50 (depending on room configuration)

Request a booking

Local Business Showcase

The Suburban Business Hub proudly showcases Brisbane, with a rotating window display of local, independent and artisan businesses from all over Brisbane.

If you are interested in displaying your artwork or products at the hub, email the team to express your interest.

Artist wall

AnitaB Art

AnitaB Art, led by Brisbane-based artist Anita Bocquée, is born from a passion for capturing the beauty of nature's colourful moments. Using vibrant colours, harmonious palettes and dynamic strokes, she invites others to discover joy and inspiration in the everyday beauty that surrounds us. Her pieces, available as original artworks, fine art prints, and various products including linens, tea towels and greeting cards, offer glimpses of blissful moments waiting to be cherished.

Featured businesses

Maria Emilia Sauri

Maria Emilia Sauri creates screen-printed textiles with all products being designed, cut, sewn and screen printed in her Brisbane studio. Maria Emilia has been screen printing for more than 20 years having learned the technique while studying Fine Arts in Argentina and perfecting it by working in her studio and in the industry. She is drawn to the simplicity yet sophisticated results of screen printing and believes in the joy of making objects that can be used every day to transform a space into a place.

Hello Joy

Hello Joy is the home of perfectly painted statement earrings for those who adore colour! Founder and designer, Erika Evans, launched Hello Joy in 2018 when she found a way to paint directly onto clear acrylic, which she loves for its light weight and vibrant, glossy finish. All pieces are cut from a larger painted original, which means each pair features unique markings - a one of a kind wearable piece of art. 

Pure Glo

Pure Glo is a Brisbane-based small business featuring aromatic reed diffusers and hand-poured candles made with natural soy wax. The fragrance range is inspired by the stunning natural beauty of our country, drawing from familiar scents found in the Australian bush to the ocean. Julie Sinclair started her business from a love and passion for creating beautiful, scented products to fill her home. Now Pure Glo is an established business that offers beautiful, scented products that will add a touch of luxury to your home.

Upcoming events

For all business events, view our Business events calendar.

Thu 20 Jun 2024, 9:00am
Free

Elevate your brand with free professional headshots! High-quality headshots evoke professionalism and help put a face to the name of your business. They build...

Suburban Business Hub

Tue 25 Jun 2024, 1:00pm
Free

Brisbane City Council is committed to working with local businesses. These free monthly sessions provide an opportunity to speak face-to-face with Council's...

Suburban Business Hub

Wed 10 Jul 2024, 9:00am

Registration and networking: 9–9.30am Workshop: 9.30-11.30am In the age of AI-driven communication, mastering ChatGPT is essential for professionals seeking to...

Suburban Business Hub

Wed 7 Aug 2024, 9:00am

Registration and networking: 9–9.30am Workshop: 9.30am-12 noon Do you remember when YouTube was the best video platform to engage, inform and build business...

Suburban Business Hub

Thu 22 Aug 2024, 9:00am

Registration and networking: 9–9.30am Workshop: 9.30-11.30am If marketing seems too complex or you struggle to understand the jargon, this workshop is for you...

Suburban Business Hub

Wed 28 Aug 2024, 9:00am

Registration and networking: 9–9.30am Workshop: 9.30-11.30am If a brand is more than a logo, what is it exactly and how can it drive value in your business? Get...

Suburban Business Hub

Wed 4 Sep 2024, 9:00am

Registration and networking: 9–9.30am Workshop: 9.30-11.30am Learn how AI-driven tools can help you converse with and capture customers for your business. While...

Suburban Business Hub

Thu 12 Sep 2024, 9:00am

Registration and networking: 9–9.30am Workshop: 9.30-11.30am In today's digital age, high-quality photography is the cornerstone of effective marketing...

Suburban Business Hub

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More information

For more information, contact us by:

  • phone on 07 3403 0376
  • email.

Location: 16 Aspinall Street, Nundah

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