Michael Bleasdale, Community Engagement Officer

7 Dec 2020 by Michael Bleasdale in: Leadership Team


Michael has come to Engadine Uniting Church  after working for more than 35 years in the community sector, principally advocating for the rights of older people and people with disability. He has headed up national peak organisations, such as Home Modifications Australia and People with Disability Australia, and served on the boards of management of the Older Persons Advocacy Network and the Australian Council of Social Service. He started his working life in Australia with UnitingCare where he ran a disability support service for fifteen years, and since that time has also worked at the Paddington Uniting Church. Michael also works part-time as the Executive Officer of Rights & Inclusion Australia.