We are grateful for the support of these organisations and individuals in helping us change attitudes.


Founding Sponsor - ANZ

ANZ is the Founding Sponsor and supports the Foundation both financially and by seconding skilled staff to help support the Foundation's operations.  is committed to changing attitudes towards people with disabilities, and has demonstrated that commitment by seconding staff since 2015 to help support the Foundation's operations.

ANZ is a super regional bank that serves over 9 million retail, commercial and institutional customers in 33 markets.

ANZ believes in the inherent strength of a vibrant, diverse and inclusive workforce where the backgrounds, perspectives and life experiences of our people help us to forge strong connections with all our customers, innovate and make better decisions for our business. Our people have the opportunity to learn and progress with us, regardless of gender, age, ethnicity, cultural background, disability, religion and sexual orientation and professional background.


Founding Supporters


Gilbert + Tobin

Darren Fittler from Gilbert + Tobin provided the legal expertise to get the Foundation formally established, and continues to provide specialist advice and assistance on charitable, fundraising and governance issues.


Professional services firm PwC supported the establishment of the Foundation, including the secondment of a skilled staff member.

The Copy Collective

Copywriting agency The Copy Collective through principals Dominique Antarakis and Maureen Shelley established the Foundation's website, social media approach and provide ongoing support with the communication strategy.

Graeme Innes AM

As well as creating and chairing the Foundation, Graeme Innes has been a generous financial contributor, supporter and advocate for the Foundation's mission and development of the TV series.

You can read Graeme’s blog or follow him on Twitter (@Graemeinnes).

Past Founding Directors

Cain Beckett

Formerly with PwC, Cain co-founded the Foundation with Graeme Innes. Cain now has a senior role at the National Disability Insurance Agency. 

Sue Jeffery

Sue was instrumental in setting up the partnership with Foundation Sponsor ANZ, as well as championing and implementing disability inclusion within the bank.




A number of organisations and individuals provide generous assistance in helping the Foundation:

BDJ Partners - Chartered accountants BDJ Partners is the Foundation's auditor

Ferdie Dominelli - Chairman of the Dominelli Motor Group

Marshall Family Foundation - via Good2Give

Maureen Shelley - COO of The Copy Collective

Tress Cox Lawyers - Clare Mirabello and Emma Talbot of Tress Cox Lawyers' Media and Entertainment Team is advising the Foundation on production, distribution and intellectual property issues around the planned television series.






Iman Aboucham

Dominique Antarakis

Janine Bayne

Michelle Butterly

Daisy Edwards

Jon Issacs

Bridget Jolley

Karen Lindley

Martin Petersons

Arahni Sont

Diane Utatao

Lorraine van der Weide





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