Kathy Powell has a diverse career background this includes roles as a sworn officer with the NSW Police Force,  and other roles with Life Without Barriers, the Australian Aged Care Quality Agency, Office of the Children’s Guardian and Family and Community Services. 

Kathy is currently the Manager Delivery Partnerships, Domestic Violence Strategy, Department of Department of Communities and Justice.  Kathy said her diverse career path has been influenced by a desire to understand what works well, to create and maintain safe communities.