About Us


New Ground Network

New Ground (Network) is…

Brett Torossi – Principal

Founder of New Ground Network Brett Torossi has a passion for great design and innovative ideas – she strives for excellence in all her development projects, creating communities and destinations that both move and inspire.

Brett has been widely recognised for her award winning, market leading developments that cleverly incorporate community values while flourishing commercially.

Brett conceived, developed and oversees Tasmania’s three multi-award winning accommodation developments in Tasmania– the stunning Avalon Coastal Retreat, the luxurious Rocky Hills Retreat and the inspiring Avalon City Retreat (Omnipod) – a unique ecologically sustainable luxury accommodation pod that perches atop a nine-storey office building in the very heart of Hobart.

All have been hailed for their architectural excellence and soulful tourism experiences.

Brett is in demand for her diverse range of skills and expertise and holds positions on a number of Boards including:

  • Tourism Tasmania Board (Board Member)
  • Tourism Tasmania Audit Committee (Chair)
  • Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery Audit Committee (Chair)
  • Tasmanian Heritage Council (Chair)
  • Brand Tasmania Transition Committee (Member)
  • Premier’s Visitor Economy Advisory Council (Member)
  • Tasmanian Development Board Audit Committee and Financial Assistance Committee (Board Member)
  • Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery (Trustee)
  • Tasmanian Development Board (Board Member)
  • The Grange (Launceston) Ltd – Residential Subdivision in Launceston (Board Member)
  • Tasmanian Cultural Policy Steering Group (Retired Chair)
  • Festival of Voices (A retired non- singing Board Member)
  • Tasmanian Early Years Foundation (Retired Board Member)
  • Tasmanian Planning Commission (Retired Commissioner)
  • Tasmanian Museum & Art Gallery Redevelopment Steering Group (Retired Committee Member)

Brett fosters a value-driven life where personal and business values align. Her mission is to keep her inner world peaceful in the external circus that is life. She also likes being on the ocean and spending the odd day fishing.