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Ben O'Hara

Collarts (Australian College of the Arts)
Ben O’Hara has taught music industry business at a number of institutions across Australia including the Sydney Institute of TAFE Ultimo, The University of Tasmania, EORA College, and JMC Academy in Sydney and Melbourne. He was formally the Head of Higher Education (Music Business) at Box Hill Institute in Melbourne and is currently Dean at the Australian College of the Arts (Collarts) Melbourne.
 Ben has a broad range of experience in the music industry, having worked in music publishing and licensing as well as event and artist management. He is a performer and booking agent with over twenty years of experience. Ben runs thebiz.com.au an online music business resource center and has published seven textbooks used in music industry education. Ben holds a Bachelor Arts in contemporary music (Honors) from Southern Cross University and a Masters of Business in Arts and Cultural Management from The University of South Australia. Ben is currently completing a PhD at Monash University.