Become a freelance hair stylist

At the cutting division, based in Newcastle NSW

Are you considering taking the leap to run your own show as a freelance hair stylist in Newcastle, NSW?

Are you feeling like another year of working for someone else has you wanting to pull the doona over your head and stay in lockdown?

is this you?

Freelance Hair Styling

be your own boss

set your own hours

set your own income

No commission required

When you Rent-A-Chair with The Cutting Division, you’ll be handed the keys to your dream space and never asked for permission to take a lunch break, holiday, or day off again. The freelance life is the freedom life…

Our space has helped so many hair stylists just like yourself launch and scale their own businesses, without the stress, and with all the benefits and energetic vibe that a busy salon brings.

You can start running your dream business at The Cutting Division in three easy steps:

Step 1

Join the waiting list using the form below. Available chairs to rent in kickass salons are hard to find, so getting in early is important! 

Step 2

Meet Tanille & Kristy, your friendly landlords, and get into the salon for a stress-free 3 month trial

Step 3

After 3 months, when we know you’re totally in love with the place, you can officially settle in and set up shop! Celebrate with a LOT of wine.

Take the first step towards freelancing freedom and join our wait list.

We’ll contact you as soon as a chair becomes available!


At the cutting division, you’ll be provided with:

  • Two dedicated client chairs (have two clients on the go at once!)*
  • A lockable trolley, dedicated tint rack and storage locker for all your tools of the trade
  • EVO testers and basin products
  • The very best in fixtures and fittings (you could seriously sleep on the basin lounges!)
  • A feature on our website with your direct contact details
  • More natural light than you’ll know what to do with for all those Instagram snaps!
  • Total control over client lists (they’ll book directly with you)
  • The most relaxed vibe you’ll ever work in, with the best crew around you, all running their own shows!

Our space has helped so many hair stylists just like yourself launch and scale their own businesses, without the stress, and with all the benefits and energetic vibe that a busy salon brings.

The Cutting Division has been designed to be every stylist’s dream space. Watch the mouths of your clients drop open as they walk into the huge industrial chic space filled with natural light. And if that isn’t enough, you can treat your clients (or yourself) to some of the best food and coffee Newcastle has to offer.

The Muster Point building is also home to our on-site patisserie, Covered In Crumbs, serving up the very best of baked goods, and our food truck Perry the Feeder open 7 days to ensure everyone is caffeinated and loaded up with the best darn toasties in town.

We are located on the same block as the newly established Mayfield East Village shopping centre. Your clients have access to loads of free parking. No more rushing to check the parking meter, or doing lap after lap to find a parking space!

Take the first step towards freelancing freedom and join our wait list.

We’ll contact you as soon as a chair becomes available!