DIVERSITY & INCLUSION

DIVERSITY & INCLUSION - Board of Directors
DIVERSITY & INCLUSION INTRODUCTION

This sector hub includes those who work in the following sectors: Aged, disability, homeless, refugee, unemployed, single parent, and Indigenous.

On Covid- 19: This sector has been hit particularly hard by the pandemic, we understand that business require more support and information to navigate through the pandemic safely. Scroll to the bottom of this page to find some useful resources…

DIVERSITY & INCLUSION - Board of Directors
JONATHON POWER

DIVERSITY & INCLUSION SECTOR HUB DIRECTOR

Business: Empowered Community Services

Jonathon is the Founder and Managing Director of Empowered Community Services. His passion and inspiration is derived from supporting both parents with lifelong disabilities along with several years as a disability support worker for complex needs. While doing so, Jonathon completed his Bachelor of Psychological Science at Newcastle University. His work hasn’t gone unnoticed, winning the Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award from the Hunter Business Chamber, 2020 and the award for the Ambassador of Lake Macquarie for his contribution to the community, 2021.

COVID-19 HELP | DIVERSITY & INCUSION

Rapid Antigen Test


Free COVID test through
Disability Justice Network

Disability Justice Network Australia can help if you do not have access or cannot afford rapid antigen testing. Contact them by emailing: [email protected] Everyone should have access to fast, accurate & FREE rapid antigen testing – it’s how we keep each other safe.



Mental Health

  • Lifeline 13 11 14
  • Suicide Call Back Service 1300 659 467
  • Mental Health Line 1800 011 511
  • Kids Helpline 1800 551 800
  • Beyond Blue 1300 22 4636
  • Headspace 1800 650 890
  • MensLine Australia 1300 789 978


Red Cross’ Telecross: 1300 885 698 
Service where a volunteer will call you every day to check you’re okay.