Innovation Hub

Introducing the Helen Buckingham OAM Innovation Centre

Located on the Lilydale campus, this collaborative working space will foster the development of ideas across users whether they be existing small businesses, new start-up businesses, students or community members.

Members will have access to a range of technologies through the centre and the Yarra Ranges Tech School (YRTS) including Virtual and Augmented Reality, precision manufacturing and digital design where you will be able to showcase your ideas, concepts and vision to potential investors, clients and partners.

Bookable Spaces

Virtual & Digital Creation Space

Half-day (3 hours): $80
Whole day (8 hours): $160

Meeting Pod

Half-day (3 hours): $60
Whole day (8 hours): $120

Hot Desk

Half-day (3 hours): $20
Whole day (8 hours): $40

Additional Add-ons

YRTS MakerSpace Membership

$35 per month


  • access to latest technologies
  • support with using tech provided
  • specialist rooms
  • small range of materials

YRTS Exhibition Space

Space available during opening hours.
Price upon request.

YRTS Specialist Rooms

Space available during opening hours.
Price upon request.

What is MakerSpace?

With a Yarra Ranges Tech School (YRTS) MakerSpace membership you will have access to the latest cutting edge technologies, including:

  • Laser Cutter (Trotec Speedy 360)
  • Water Cutter (Proto Max)
  • Vinyl Printer & Cutter (HP Latex 115)
  • 3D Printers (Ultimaker 3 Extended)
  • CNC (Roland MDX 50A)
  • CNC (Roland MDX 40A)
  • Mini Work Tools (Cool Tool Unimat)
  • Sewing Machines (Juki DDL-8700)

You will also have access to specialist rooms (technician fee may apply).


Please email or call +61 3 9286 9290 for all MakerSpace enquiries.