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Ross House is the only self managed and community owned not-for-profit building in Melbourne, Australia.


The State Government has just announced an end to the 5-day Circuit Breaker Lockdown, tenants, members  and facility users are now able to return to Ross House from 11:59pm on Wednesday the 17th February 2021. Please note:

  • Masks are still required indoors (when in Ross House) and when you can’t socially distance outdoors
  • Any organisation using Ross House will require a COVIDSafe Plan

Information about getting into the building (for tenants)

  • please make sure that you have your swipe key with you
  • if you do not have a swipe key you cannot get in to the building

Information about getting into the building (for facility users)

  • please check your booking email confirmation/reminder to obtain your four-digit access code
  • this unique access code will give you access the building

CovidSafe information:

All Ross House organisations must have a COVIDSafe Plan if they are working / using meeting rooms in the building (https://www.coronavirus.vic.gov.au/creating-a-covidsafe-workplace). The six principles of COVIDSafe workplaces are:

  • ensure physical distancing (1.5 metres)
  • wear a face mask
  • practise good hygiene
  • keep good records and act quickly if staff become unwell / use the Wavein and QR system when entering the building
  • avoid interactions in close spaces
  • create workforce bubbles

If you have any questions regarding the above, please contact the Ross House Front Desk on (03) 9650 1599 or rosshouse@rosshouse.org.au.



About Ross House

Ross House is the only self managed and community owned not-for-profit building in Melbourne, Australia and has been an important part of the social justice and environment community in Melbourne since 1987.

Ross House is a place for community groups to grow, connect and evolve.The five-storey heritage listed Ross House building in Flinders Lane provides affordable, accessible office space to over 50 small not-for-profit groups working towards environmental and social justice. Ross House also offers affordable meeting room hire and other resources to anyone who might like to use them.

By choosing to use these facilities, you are supporting the social justice and environment movement in Melbourne.

Ross House is situated on the land of the Wurundjeri people, the traditional owners of this land.