Self Advocacy Coordinator
Adjunct Lecturer, the School of Education, UNSW Arts & Social Science.
Certificate III in Disabilities, Grandville TAFE College 2015
Certificate IV in Disabilities, Grandville TAFE College 2015
Certificate in Governance Board Training, Department of Social Service ACU 2012
Certificate in Quality Assurance Training, Advocacy Agencies RTO Melbourne 2012
Certificate in Fire Warden Training, NSW Fire Brigade Greencare 2010
Graduate Certificate in Health Science (Developmental Disability), Sydney University 2008
Certificate 1 in Foundation and Vocation Education, OTEN TAFE 2004
Certificate IV in Assessment and Workplace Training, TAFE Western Sydney College 2002
Certificate 1 in Employment Skill, TAFE Western Sydney College 2001
Certificate 1 in Quality Assurance Audits Training, Baulkham Hills TAFE College 2000
Certificate 1 in Advocacy, Lismore TAFE College 1990
Julie has been with SAS Inc since 1989, in many roles over the years. First as a board member, then has held every staff role at SAS, even interim CEO.
Julie is currently the Self Advocacy Coordinator, managing a team who she has specially trained and developed to better support people with an intellectual disability achieve their self advocacy individual goals for a better quality of life.
In 2016, Julie was awarded a Trevor Parmenter Lifetime Achievement Award by The Centre for Disability Studies.
December 2019, Julie was appointed Adjunct Lecturer, School of Education, University of New South Wales (UNSW) after 4 years of guest lecturing.
In December 2020, Julie received an award from the Disability Leadership Institute for Change Making. This award celebrates Julie’s research at University of New South Wales into the effects of a pandemic on people with disability.