City Centre

The vision of the Newcastle City Centre Business Improvement Association is to act as a facilitator of conversations, projects and initiatives that best serve the changing and diverse needs of an evolving local business community. In practical terms it aims to promote the development, beautification and advancement of local businesses within the area through a coordinated and structured promotion, advocacy and planning program. This Business Improvement Association is provided funding annually from the City of Newcastle to further these goals.

Executive Board Members

Kendall Brooks – Chair (Brooks Events & Marketing)

Shanelle Lowe – Vice Chair (Chandler Macleod)

Damien O’Brien – Treasurer & Public Officer (O’Brien Winter Partners)

Taiyo Namba – Secretary (Namba Group)

Ordinary Committee Members

Lucy Glover – Kafey Cafe

Kristy Coady – Design Bug


View the Newcastle BIA Constitution (PDF)

Deliverables Plans

Service Agreements


Meeting Minutes