Welcome

Welcome to the Adelaide Hills Business Centre.

While at the centre, you may explore and access the following services.

    • Access to Cowork Spaces (Lounge, High Table or Table)
    • Access to high speed WiFi (Up to 100MB/s - See connection details below)
    • Access to refreshments of the day,
    • Shared access to Boardroom, Meeting Room and Media Studio if not booked.

Other Services

    • Paid Printing, Binding, Scanning, Laminating and Faxing Services are available during your visit
    • Computers (Apples and Windows) are available for hire by the hour or day.

Day Pass

Go Coworking day pass (Max 8 Hour) can be purchased online or on attending the centre

  • $25 Public (9-5 M-F)
  • $15 Member (9-5 M-F)
  • $15 Member's Invited Visitors (Max 2 Visitors)

Monthly Access Plans

Cowork Plans (24/7 Access)

  • 20 hours/week - $72/month
  • 30 hours/week - $99/month
  • 40 hours/week - $125/month

Can invite up to 2 visitors to join them at $15 pp. For larger groups, book a meeting space.

Conditions Of Access (Terms)

The centre works on the basis of "fair use" and respect for other users.

Work Spaces & Refreshments

Work Spaces

While at the Centre, you are permitted to take a seat in the Cowork Area, meeting rooms and outside if not booked. (See Display in passage for availability)

If you need to use one of the centre's computers, they are located in the Media Studio.

The centre works on the basis of "fair use" and respect for other users. For further details, click here.

Refreshments

While at the Centre you are permitted to access the light refreshments that may be on offer including:

    • Teas and instant coffee
    • Espresso Coffee including Short and Long Blacks, Flat White, Cappuccino
    • Hot chocolate
    • Filtered water
    • Biscuits and Fruits

Please return empty cups to the dishwasher or sink.

WiFi Access

High speed WiFi is available using the following Access Points:-

    • "AHBC" located inside the main building
    • "OUTSPACE" located in the Out-Space.

The password can be found on the Display Screen in the passage, wall signs or the table top display stands. All in house computer are WiFi ready.

To use any of the Printers or Smart Boards, you will need to connect to the appropriate WiFi access points.

Computers

In House Computers

Mac and Windows computers are available at the centre for visitors hire. They are located in the Media Studio and ready to use with WiFi internet and Printing.

Powering Up:

  • Check the the computer is not in sleep mode. Press the enter key and wait a moment.
  • If no response, use the power switch on the computer:
    • To Start the Apple Mac, simply press the Power Switch on the rear of the screen, Left lower area. A gong noise will sound and Apple logo is displayed on startup.
    • To start the Windows Laptop, press the power switch near the top right of the keyboard. Wait for Windows to start.

Signing In:

  • Select "Visitor" icon as the user. No password is required.
  • Use a USB memory stick to save your files. When logging out or shutting down files may be removed from the computers within 24 hours or immediately.
  • Keyboards and mice are wirelessly paired to each computer. Spare batteries can be found in the store area.

Signing Out:

  • Copy files back to your USB memory stick.
  • Apple - Click on the Apple logo (Top left corner) and select Shut Down or Log Out from the drop down menu.
  • Windows - Click on the Window Icon (Lower left corner), locate the Red Visit Icon and select and then Sign-out

Need Help

Ask the Centre manager if the computers are not operating as expected.

The Centre assumes you have a basic knowledge of using a Windows or a Mac computer and its applications. (Training is not provided)

Visitor

Look for the Red Visitor's Sign-in logo to use computer. No password is required.

Save your work to a USB at all times. To get help, visit this page using the Home Key in the Chrome web browser.

About Apple iMacs

USB connections on the Apple Macs are located on the rear of the screen.

Software

All computers are supplied with a basic range of office related applications. This includes, Microsoft Office (Stand alone), Open Office, Mac Office (On Macs) and Chrome. Desktop Mac computers also includes iMovie, Finial Cut Pro and Vector / Raster drawing packages.

For people new to Apple Macs:

  • Safari is the same as Edge or Internet Explorer. However a Chrome browser is supplied.
  • Finder is the same as File Explorer.
  • Application menus are show at the top of the screen and not part of the application window.

Printing

All computers are supplied with a basic range of office related applications. This includes, Microsoft Office (Stand alone), Open Office, Mac Office (On Macs) and Chrome. Desktop Mac computers also includes iMovie, Finial Cut Pro and Vector / Raster drawing packages.

For people new to Apple Macs:

  • Safari is the same as Edge or Internet Explorer. However a Chrome browser is supplied.
  • Finder is the same as File Explorer.
  • Application menus are show at the top of the screen and not part of the application window.