P. John Bennett
In 1986 John started Benbro Electronics with his elder brother Steven. In 1998 Benbro was announced as both State and National Winner of the Prime Minister’s Employer of the Year Award in the small business division. As a direct result, John and Steve, along with Suzanne Colbert, formed Employers Making a Difference, now the Australian Network on Disability.
Benbro won the Prime Minister’s Employer of the Year Award again in 2003, 2005 and 2006 when they were inducted into the “Hall of Fame”.
John was Chairman of the Australian Network on Disability for seven years. He is a Justice of the Peace in NSW and in January 2007, John was awarded the Order of Australia. He retired in February 2015.