A dynamic co-working space for social change makers in Melbourne’s CBD.

Located on the top floor of the stunning, heritage-listed donkey wheel house, Progress Central provides work space for 45 campaigners, organisers, tech experts and creatives focused on advocacy and achieving systems change.

Fixed and casual desks are now limited in the bright, airy former headquarters of the Melbourne Tramway Company.



  • Access to private meeting rooms, projectors and large screen LCD TV (with Apple TV).

  • Commercial kitchen, free espresso + T2 teas.

  • Access to after-hours training area and event space.

  • Fast and reliable wifi.

  • Printing and laminating available. 

  • Secure, 24/7 swipe card entry.

  • Secure, off-street bike parking.

  • Heritage building + greenery

  • Wheelchair access via Godfrey Street and lift.

  • Delicious coffee and food downstairs at Kinfolk cafe (an awesome social enterprise).

  • Free wine and beer + regular social events.

A supportive community of social change-makers


As the sole employee of my organisation, Progress Central provides not only like-minded company, but a kind of “brains trust” where ideas are shared and queries answered from all different corners of the progressive space.

- Tosca Lloyd, The Rationalist Society

Convenient Melbourne CBD location


1 minute walk to Southern Cross Station


1 minute walk to 86 and 96 trams


Melbourne CBD, Southbank and Docklands all within 10 minutes walk