Our Manifesto

In our pursuit to create a wellbeing-centric collaborative culture, we draw inspiration from the bowerbird—a creature renowned for its ability to gather beautiful objects and bring them back to its nest. Metaphorically, we too strive to curate and assemble the finest ideas, diverse perspectives, and valuable contributions from all team members.

Just as the bowerbird meticulously selects and arranges each item to create an awe-inspiring nest, we approach our work with care and thoughtfulness, ensuring that every decision and action aligns with our Manifesto.

Our nest represents the collaborative environment we nurture, where trust, open communication, and inclusivity flourish. Like the bowerbird, we understand that the beauty of our work lies not only in the individual elements but in the harmonious ensemble we create together.

This approach, driven by a deep commitment to wellbeing and trust, leads us to build a sustainable and vibrant organisation that enriches the lives of all those it reaches—the team members, stakeholders, clients and customers, and the wider community.

Rebel Black

Founder & General Manager

How We Work

Open Communication & Transparent Processes

We believe in open and honest communication.

We foster a culture where everyone's voice is heard and respected. Our decision-making processes are transparent, ensuring that all team members are informed and involved.

Empowerment & Autonomy

We empower our team members to take ownership of their work. We trust their judgment and allow them the autonomy to make well-informed decisions, providing the necessary support and resources to succeed.

Collaboration & Inclusivity

We encourage collaboration! We value diverse perspectives and actively seek to include voices from different backgrounds, experiences, and expertise. Everyone is a vital contributor to our collective success.

Learning & Growth

We nurture a learning culture, where personal and professional development is valued. We encourage ongoing learning, skill enhancement, and knowledge sharing to create a motivated and adaptable workforce.

Why we work this way

Wellbeing at Heart

Our primary purpose is to promote wellbeing, not only for our team but also for our clients and customers, stakeholders, and the broader community.

We recognise that a healthy and thriving ecosystem positively impacts the regeneration of the organisation and the happiness of all involved.

Building Trust & Strong Relationships

By working collaboratively and transparently, we build strong relationships based on trust, respect, and empathy.

Trust is the foundation of successful partnerships, and it fosters a positive work environment where everyone feels valued and supported.

Innovation & Resilience

Our commitment to wellbeing and collaboration drives innovation and resilience within the organisation.

A well-supported and empowered team is more likely to experiment, take calculated risks, and adapt to challenges, leading to long-term success.


Community of Practice

Join us to learn, share, and support each other on our journey.

Consultancy Services

Access our expertise to strategise, design, and deliver your projects.

Delivery Partnership

Let us handle the heavy lifting while you focus on your strengths.

All-Inclusive Platform

Host your content and community in a distraction-free environment.

What it means for you

At Bowabirds, our unique approach to collaboration and community building isn't just about our values—it's about the transformative impact it has on our clients. When you choose to work with us, here's what it means for you:


Clarity, Purpose, and Direction

You'll no longer feel lost or uncertain. We'll help you uncover clarity, define your purpose, and set a clear direction for your enterprise, projects, or life goals.

Expanded Horizons & Fresh Ideas

Our collaborative and inclusive approach means you'll benefit from diverse perspectives and expertise. We'll bring fresh, innovative ideas to the table, helping you see new opportunities and possibilities.



Empowerment & Autonomy

We trust in your abilities. With us, you'll have the autonomy to make informed decisions, knowing that we're here to provide support and resources when you need them.

Ongoing Learning & Growth

Personal and professional development will be a continuous part of your journey. We'll help you acquire new skills, enhance your knowledge, and connect you with a network of like-minded individuals.



Regenerative Wellbeing

Our primary focus is on your wellbeing, ensuring that you achieve success without compromising your physical and mental health. A regenerative healthy life is at the heart of our approach.

Resilience & Innovation

Our commitment to your success means we'll guide you in navigating challenges with resilience. Together, we'll foster innovation that propels you toward your long-term goals.



Long-Lasting Resonance

Our partnership isn't just about short-term success. We'll work together to create solutions that have a lasting resonance, leaving a legacy for generations to come.

Expert Support & Collaboration

You'll have access to a team of experts and a community of like-minded individuals who are dedicated to your success. Collaboration and mutual support are at the core of our work.



Strategic Growth & Scaling

Whether you're looking to grow or scale back your involvement, we'll develop the strategies and systems to make it happen. We have the experience and knowledge to guide you to your desired level of success.

About us

We are a multidisciplinary design agency and community of practice committed to reciprocity and collective action through co-designed best practice communities and enterprises committed to solving the big issues and leading in syntropic ways.

Working with Bowabirds isn't just a business arrangement—it's a journey of growth, transformation, and lasting impact. When you join our community, you become part of a supportive ecosystem that's committed to your success in every sense.


Are you ready?

If we are to work together it is imperative that we align and that we have confidence that you:

- Embrace change and growth

- Are a visionary and are keen to catalyst for good

- Act from a place of desire, not necessity

- Commit fully to your goals and your legacy

Bowabirds acknowledges Traditional Owners of Country throughout Australia and recognises the continuing connection to lands, waters and communities. We pay our respect to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures; and to Elders past and present. Our office is based on the traditional lands of the Yuwaalaraay people and we honour and appreciate their extraordinary custodianship and acknowledge that sovereignty has never ceded.

© Bowabirds 2023