Local women Kate Dezarnaulds, Odetta de la Vega and Bonnie Porter Greene have a shared vision to change the face of the working landscape on the south coast through a series of ventures known as Worklife. Following on from the success of Worklife Berry, they are opening in Kiama in late 2018.
WorkLife is a co-working space where workers who normally work from home can work without distraction; meet like-minded people and share resources and knowledge.
Worklife as a concept emerged to founder Kate when she was stuck in the grind of a regular working commute from the south coast. Like its counterpart in Berry, the new Worklife Kiama will feature state of the art IT services, designer furnishings, a giant shared table, meeting rooms and beers in the fridge, however, it will have also have space perfectly suited to small business in the form of three exclusive office suites ideal for teams of 4-6 people.
Additional benefits include reciprocal visiting rights to their affiliate partner Work Club – who currently have offices in Sydney and Melbourne, with Sydney just opening a new second space at Barangaroo.
One of the main aims of Worklife involves community building-bringing a diverse collection of people together such as freelancers, creatives, sole traders and consultants, and giving them the opportunity for collaboration and connection. As Kate explains, “Worklife is co-working designed for people who would rather work in a community than around the dining table.”