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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 further updated COVID restrictions this week (see attached). The following rules will apply from 11:59pm on the 17th June 2021.

  • No stay at home requirement.
  • The travel limit of 25km has been removed. Movement between metropolitan Melbourne and regional Victoria is unrestricted.
  • Up to two adults plus dependants can visit a home.
  • Face masks need to be worn inside only, however are recommended where 1.5m distance cannot be maintained. Exemptions still apply.
  • Public gatherings of up to 20 people are now allowed. A density quotient of 1 person per 4sqm still applies. These rules apply to Ross House meeting room spaces. You will need to have a COVIDSafe Plan and use the QR code sign in at Ross House.
  • The if you can work from home, you should continue to work from home advice remains. For office work, 50 per cent can return or up to 20 people if the total workplace is 40 people or less.

Given these restrictions, Ross House staff will continue to work from home until the advice to work from home is removed. Staff will be in periodically however to ensure the safety of the building. For meeting room bookings and other enquires please contact us via email at rosshouse@rosshouse.org.au or on 9650 1599.

If you have any questions regarding the above, please contact the Ross House Front Desk on (03) 9650 1599 orĀ 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 MelbourneĀ 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.