Dynamic and collaborative office and maker spaces on Northbourne Avenue.

Launch on Northbourne is a refurbished, three-level office and makerspace designed to host large, medium and small organisations. Deliberate integration of the member areas with UNSW Canberra will encourage interaction through the use of purpose-designed shared zones.

Launch is designed to be flexible, offering  a co-working environment, private offices, group suites, break out spaces, workshop areas, storage and meeting spaces.




Diverse mix of economic activity that facilitates and benefits from the exchange of ideas, innovation and talent.


The people and talent base needed to drive growth and creativity.


Physical infrastructure to facilitate affordable connectivity and movement of goods, services and labour.


A flexible and inclusive environment that fosters knowledge exchange and attracting talent.


Brand which attracts investment, talent and demand.


Committed to fostering Canberra’s innovation ecosystem, Launch will contribute to the new wave of innovation.


Modern facilities fostering a collaborative culture


  • Access to UNSW seminars
  • Invitations to regular Precinct industry and networking events
  • Dedicated Community Manager
  • Access to Canberra Business Chamber events
  • Connections with other industry associations, including the CBRInn


  • Stand up desks available
  • Bookable presentation spaces
  • Bookable breakout/white board spaces
  • Bookable executive meeting spaces with video and teleconferencing facilities
  • Access to storage
  • Parking
  • Regular cleaning
  • High speed Internet
  • Member welcome packs
  • Mail handling service
  • Colour and B&W enterprise printers and scanners
  • Front desk services
  • Internal and external building signage specific to your agreement

Health & Wellbeing

  • Bike storage
  • Access to showers, irons and hair dryers
  • Fresh fruit
  • On-site coffee machines
  • Tapped still and boiling water

Research Facilities

  • Purpose-designed spaces to cater to your research and development needs
  • Access to a Cyber Range
  • Access to Concurrent Design Facility
  • Access to Extensive Academic Databases and UNSW Canberra Library
  • Access to the Technical Support Group (TSG) at UNSW Canberra

Event and Presentation Space

  • Access to large, professional event spaces to host events, lectures and workshops.
  • Access to regular industry-specific information and networking events
  • Assistance with curating your event needs.


The Launch on Northbourne model is centred around collaboration and co-working. Collaborators are more than just tenants. Packages have been designed to cater for a broad range of needs. Teams located both on and off-site are encouraged to make use of the amenities, tools and services unique to the defence and security innovation space.


  • Shared Workspace
    • $ 100 Monthly
      • Permanent desk in coworking environment
      • 24/7 access
      • Best suited to start-ups, freelancers, consultants, remote workers and small companies
      • Centred around an open, collaborative working space

  • Private & SME team offices
    • $ 100 Monthly
      • Allocated office spaces
      • Spaces available as open or lockable dependent on the needs of the organisation, 24/7 access
      • Designed to suit teams of 1 – 25 people
      • Well suited to project or R&D teams

  • Established office
    • $ 100 Monthly
      • Purpose-designed office specific to business needs of company
      • Space unique to the needs of the organisation with prominent signage, 24/7 access
      • Best for teams of 25+, with a space of up to 2000m²
      • Suited to those medium to large enterprises establishing a presence in an iconic defence sector capital

  • Workspace Connect
    • $ 100 Monthly
      • Occasional hot desk arrangement
      • Access to use of address for communications and mailing
      • Designed for the committed but casual partner requiring occasional space
      • Access to bookable meeting and event spaces at an arranged cost on needs basis

Launch on Northbourne are currently accepting expressions of interest. Interested businesses are invited to apply for opportunities by contacting Luke Garner at Applications will be considered against criteria that has been set out by UNSW Canberra.