About Newart Collective

Newart Collective Ltd aims to enhance the creative industries through:

Developing People
Connecting Community and Industry
Enabling employment and remuneration

This is achieved through:
– Supply of equipment and human resources
– Collaboration with like-minded individuals and groups
– Engagement with creative industry providers.

Outcomes include:
– Skill development and Knowledge enhancement
– Connecting people in creative industries
– Advancing well-being and Accessibility
– Promoting Indigenous culture
– Enabling Individual employment and professional engagement

Newart Collective Ltd is a not-for-profit company limited by guarantee,
managed by a Board and governed through a constitution.

Board members 2022 – 2023.

Dr Wendy O’Brien

Dr. Wendy O’Brien is a sociologist who has researched and published in the area of well-being for over 15 years. She is passionate about finding innovative and collective ways of enacting social change. Wendy has also been heavily involved in several volunteer organisations, holding many committee positions.

Stephen O’Brien

Stephen is owner and director of Newart Group Pty Ltd, established in 2006. Newart Group is a supplier of Commercial Furniture across Australia for offices, hospitality, education, and accommodation. Stephen has an enthusiasm for service and enabling personal and professional development for those beginning their career paths.

Jordan O’Brien

Jordan is both a trained acrobat and advanced rigger. With a flair for creativity in the Circus production department, Jordan noticed the need for quality like-minded individuals passionate in the development of the arts industry. The Social Enterprise was created by Jordan as a new way of approaching the creative process when developing and producing work. He now also wears glasses.