Free and affordable places in Brisbane to work away from home

Working from your studio, workshop or home office has its advantages. But, even so, sometimes as the saying goes, a change of scenery is as good as a holiday. Pack your laptop, noise-cancelling earphones and log in for our wrap up of free and affordable places for co-working and arranging professional meetings in Brisbane.


Make a great first impression for a pitch, group assignment or co-working colleagues and clients. Book a meeting room at our libraries at Banyo, Brisbane Square, Bulimba or Inala

Brisbane City Council libraries have 3 types of meeting rooms with the largest, in Brisbane Square Library, seating up to 150 people and includes the use of a kitchenette.

For a workplace with a stunning view and reliable Wi-Fi, head to the State Library or The Edge. Be sure to book your window bay at The Edge to avoid disappointment!


Fresh air does the world of good and with 2,180 parks to choose from, a greener space to get that strategy document finalised is never far. 

Suburban Business Hub

If that solo-preneur life has you missing the conversation around the water cooler, consider booking a hot desk at one of Brisbane’s many co-working spaces. Council’s Suburban Business Hub at 16 Aspinall Street, Nundah is a free co-working and meeting space for Brisbane-based businesses. Drop in or book a space. You can reserve a table for up to 8 people. Check it out next time you’re attending one of the interesting and free business events held regularly at the hub.

Brisbane Business Hub

The Brisbane Business Hub (BBH) is a place where local businesses connect in the heart of Brisbane City. It’s a resource hub and growth incubator for Brisbane businesses, with complimentary workshops, events and one-on-one mentoring with industry leaders. The Brisbane Business Hub also provides convenient co-working spaces for casual use, as well as a range of helpful online resources. Visit the BBH to build your network and take your business to new heights.

This article was updated in March 2024.

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