Our Story

Our Story



RAW Anthony Nader was established in 1997 in Sydney on the principle of providing clients with an exceptional hair and beauty experience and is now one of the most visited hair salons in Australia. The level of comfort and service is unsurpassed in the hair and beauty industry.

If you can’t make it into our salon, you can visit our online store at SydneySalonSupplies where you will find many great brands such as Wahl, BabylissPro, Mason Pearson, Twin Turbo, YS Park, Beachwaver, ghd and many more.

We use and recommend ORIBE, David Mallett, R+Co and MUK products in our Surry Hills flagship salon. You can purchase any of these items in store or over the phone by calling 02 9211 4444.

Whilst every one of our clients receive the royal treatment, our high standards and attention to detail have made us the preferred salon of choice for many Australian and international celebrities like Cate Blanchett, Abbey Lee Kershaw, Hanne Gaby Odiele, Gisele Bundchen, Hugh Jackman, Malgosia Bela, Lily Cole, Lindsey Wixon, Daria Strokous, Margherita Missoni, Miranda Kerr and Nicole Richie. Anthony Nader has worked on and directed shows in London, Milan, Paris, New York and in Sydney for Mercedes Benz Fashion Week.

Our Awards:

  • AHFA Australian Masters Award
  • AHFA Editorial Session Stylist of the Year
  • AHFA Australian Hairdresser of the Year
  • AHFA NSW Hairdresser of the Year


At RAW Anthony Nader our work is motivated by our “Keep It Real” philosophy, which has led us to becoming a multiple award-winning salon in the hair and beauty industry.

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Anthony Nader – just a funny, very friendly, life loving guy who happens to love all things about hair.

Business Director

David Shaw – an easy going, warm hearted guy that loves people and has a soft spot for dogs.

Hair Director

Marc Armstrong – exclusively from London! Has been with RAW since 2005. His work is edgy, cool, precise, individual and always on trend. Our resident Englishman – cheerful (at work he tries to keep it together), charming, extremely professional, talented and always dressed to impress.

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Stella Greenwood-Yousif – her work is self explainable. We couldn’t be more proud of Stella becoming the finalist of NSW HAIRDRESSER OF THE YEAR and a wife, all in the same year! Stella is also our Colour Specialist.

Senior Stylists

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William Jamison – originally from the UK with over 15 years of experience, Will’s attention to detail, love and craziness for short styles gives him a flare for fresh fun looks. Also our Balayage King.



Joshua Salib – (even though he has worked backstage at New York Fashion Week) a humble stylist, who strives in all aspects of hair with a strong passion for men’s styling he is a rising star in the industry. Not to mention famous for his colouring-on-trend techniques.

Liana Knoflack – down to earth perfectionist with a strong creative flair. Her forever changing hair colour is a true reflection of her unique sense of style.  With her natural ability for up styles and known around the salon as ‘the braid queen’ she thrives on those ‘wow’ moments .

Screen Shot 2017-01-23 at 4.54.39 pmBrendon Kiewra – known for his humble nature, Brendon believes in empowering his clients through the confidence that hair can bring. With techniques that have developed within 9 years of experience, he is able to adapt desired trends and visions that portray both sexy and elegant appeal.

Junior Stylists



Novak Djurdjevic – a man of many talents and not just his looks either! He’ll make you feel like a million dollars in no time at all, from a beautiful blow out to a fresh haircut you are guaranteed to walk out with a big smile on your face. 


Taylor Mascherin, Our loving and caring Taylor with a contagious smile that you can’t help but return in favour and she never fails to brighten your day. Taylor is always going that extra mile to make her clients happy with their hair. 


Our Apprentices


Melissa Broome – 2nd Year

Ariel D’Astoli – 1st Year

Kaitlyn Boronski – 1st Year

Jessica Zammit – 1st Year

Position Available (see below) – 1st Year





As seen on the most prestigious beauty website Gritty Pretty


SURRY HILLS (Only 7 minutes walk from Central Train Station)

An exciting opportunity in the hair industry is currently available for you to join RAW’S leading creative team as a first, second or third year apprentice due to our expansion.

This exciting position entails assisting on photo shoots, team workshops and seasonal hair and fashion meetings.

RAW is known for its exceptional personalized one on one training education and will nurture you through your apprenticeship.

Closed for 2 weeks over Christmas & New Years. Closed for the Easter long Weekend.

  • Work in our flagship Surry Hills salon
  • Work with a wonderful team of 12 creatives
  • Excellent training provided on a world class level
  • 5 weeks annual leave
  • 38 hours per week
  • Sundays, Mondays & public holidays off
  • Above the award salary and bonuses included

You must be: Reliable, healthy, happy, caring and be keen to learn

If this sounds like you, then this could be the career that you have been looking for!

Hours of Operation:
Tuesday 10-5 (Training 5-7 optional)
Wednesday 10-8:30
Thursday 10-8:30
Friday 10-5
Saturday 9-5

*Closed Sunday & Monday

email anthony@rawhair.com.au for your confidential interview

Or you can call 02 9211 4444 and ask for Anthony or David

WEBSITE www.rawhair.com.au

BLOG www.rawanthonynader.com

*This is a Junior position for applicants  20 years and younger (or who started their apprenticeship before turning 21)