Our Sponsors and Supporters 2019

The following have already pledged their support for bentART 2019.



Leura’s only licensed hotel, the Alexandra, is the perfect base for intrepid travellers wanting to explore the spellbinding sights of New South Wales’ Blue Mountains.

Originally built in 1903 and named after Queen Alexandra, the consort of King Edward VII, the Alex incorporates a grandiose, traditional design masterminded by local architect F.C. Goyder, combining it with all the modern features one might expect from a destination hotel.

The real selling point of the Alex, though, is the range of views offered from its hilltop location. Whether it’s the Leura Gap, the renowned Gordon Falls or any of the Blue Mountains’ numerous rugged cliff faces, visitors can be sure they’ll wake up to a picturesque paradise.

Renovated in 2014, the Alexandra has hit new heights when it comes to accommodation and cuisine. Cosy, well-appointed rooms and multiple dining experiences await, so book today…

Click here for The Alex Web Page


The wonderful folk at Katoomba & Upper Blue Mountains Community Bank® Branch of Bendigo Bank is again sponsoring bentART in 2018. In return please give them your support for all your banking needs.

117 Katoomba Street
Katoomba NSW 2780

Ph:(02) 4782 1144Fax:(02) 4782 3033



Licensed Property Consultant Catriona Swan’s expertise and exclusive focus on selling quality properties is coupled with her track record of delivering an exemplary level of service. She has earned a well-deserved reputation for achieving outstanding results for her clients when it comes to successful real estate sales in the Blue Mountains. She understands the importance of communication and customer service.

Her career has been built on offering ’Real estate with a personal touch’  because, at the end of the day, it’s all about people and gaining their trust in order to achieve successful results for properties sold. Having sold properties in all sorts of price ranges and diverse markets, Catriona has the experience to deliver what she promises and is committed to making the process of buying and selling a property a most pleasant and rewarding experience.

Thinking of buying or selling, give Catriona a call today. 

Webpage https://www.realestate.com.au/agent/catriona-swan-1392926

Katherine Hawes of Digital Age Lawyers is a Barrister, practicing Solicitor, business influencer, social entrepreneur and media personality.  Her primary focus is on making legal business information understandable and actionable for both small business clients and individuals.

 While Katherine focuses on Estate Planning and Wealth Protection she has primarily differentiated Digital Age Lawyers as a virtual business law firm focusing on Social Media law, policy,  compliance for small business, robotics, artificial intelligence and education.

 Digital Business Bytes is the vehicle for Katherine’s passion – to make the law simple, understandable and affordable for small business owners. To this end Katherine lectures, presents at Conferences, co-hosts the RadioBM 89.1FM ‘Business Show’ and presents the ‘Legal Segment’, is an engaging guest speaker, compiles webinars and recently filmed IN SESSION, a documentary series on legal issues for various industry groups, airing later this year on Blue Mountains TV.   

Her natural talent, intellect and humour combine to attract and retain people to her speaking engagements as she creatively steers people to success.  Katherine is in demand as a speaker at business events and has a list of her latest presentations and topics on her website at: http://digitalagelawyers.com

Katherine Hawes – Principal Solicitor, Digital Age Lawyers

P: ‪(02) 8858 3211  E: katherine@digitalagelawyers.com  


Katoomba Fine Flowers is committed to offering only the finest floral arrangements and gifts, backed by service that is friendly and prompt. Because all of our customers are important, our professional staff is dedicated to making your experience a pleasant one. We always go the extra mile to make your floral gift perfect. We have a host of ideas about how to make any gift occasion something special for both you and the recipient. We also offer a wedding bouquet and wedding function flowers service guaranteed to please.

 Phone: 02 4782 3314

Let Katoomba Fine Flowers be your first choice for flowers!






Blue Mountains City Council Community Assistance Program.



Scenic World, in Australia’s World Heritage listed Blue Mountains, offers visitors a truly unique way to see the area’s natural wonders.

Discover the tranquillity of ancient rainforest – or simply tire the kids out – strolling along our 2.4-kilometre Scenic Walkway.



Owned and operated by local families. Committed to serving Blue Mountains customers and supporting the local community.

 1/295-297 Great Western Highway, Wentworth Falls NSW 2782    

Phone 02 4757 3255      Email  fallsvet@commander360.com   




Christine Thompson is one of Australia’s multi-award winning couture milliner’s with over 20 years experience in Opera, Theatre and Musicals. Credits including opera – Carmen, Madame Butterfly, My Fair Lady, film – Moulin Rouge, Maelstrom, musicals – Dr Zhivago, Love Never Dies, A Funny Thing happened on the way to the Forum, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, King Kong, Phantom of the Opera, The King and I, Aladdin, theatre – Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead, TV, The X Factor, Arnott’s Shapes tv commercial.

Christine launched her own label in 2010, Christine’s Millinery, specialising in unique, hand-crafted millinery for women and men covering all styles and sizes.

Her range includes Theatrical – Steampunk, Cosplay, Medieval, Racewear – special occasion hats and fascinators, Wedding – theatrical, veil, Brides, Mother of the Bride and Street Wear – smart fabric hats and caps.

All designed and created by Christine in her studio situated in the Blue Mountains, Australia.

Contact Christine for a personalised custom hat for yourself or as a gift.

http://www.christinesmillinery.com.au  or e-mail christinesmillinery@gmail.com 


About Tara Whitie Web Designer & Developer

Established in 2015 with a business goal to provide excellent customer service, I have achieved this by providing well-documented communications with all my clients, I do not use technical jargon and always speak a language that everyone can understand, I also listen to my client’s needs and requirements to meet their business and personal goals.

I have made this my business model to set my point-of-difference in the market-place and have passed this belief onto my contractors and we are seeing the benefits of providing high-quality service.

We specialise in WordPress, E-Commerce, personal blogs, portfolios, search engine optimisation (SEO), social media marketing, business marketing, logo and branding designs.

We maintain current up-to-date knowledge and full understanding of Googles search engine ranking requirements to help all businesses gain a great search result listing.

I’m a firm believer that having a website should be available to everyone, whether you have a small business or are self-employed, entrepreneur, student or grey nomad.

A website is an integral part of a business’s marketing and business strategy plan.

Quote from Catherine Harker owner of Tim Cat Tales: Tara Whitie’s lively enthusiasm, skill and dedication to her clients and her small to medium business, is legendary.

P: 02 4784 1163    M: 0449 684 588    

E: tarawhitie@gmail.com   W: http://tarawhitie.com



2019 Supporters

bentART supporters, raffle and lucky door prize givers.