Gail Le Bransky has been recognised with an Australian Public Service Medal on the Queen’s Birthday Honours list for services to Transport.
Since joining Transport for NSW in 2011, Gail has been a driving force of change and transformation in the provision of transport services for customers across NSW, particularly customers with a disability older people, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, youth and rural and remote communities.
In announcing Gail as a recipient, His Excellency General, the Honourable Sir Peter Cosgrove said:
“A champion of diversity and equity within the Transport cluster, Ms Le Bransky’s colleagues have nothing but high praise for her and for the work she has accomplished. Ms Le Bransky has shaped cluster-wide policy on disability access to transport, social access and inclusion programs and Aboriginal policy and programs.”
“Her dedication, perseverance and willingness to challenge the status quo of meeting minimum requirements has led to the delivery of meaningful and tangible outcomes. This has benefitted all customers, particularly customers with a disability, the elderly, youth and customers in rural and remote communities.”
Gail chairs Transport for NSW’s Accessible Transport Advisory Committee and is NSW’s representative on the Australian Government’s Accessible Public Transport Jurisdictional Advisory Committee. She was also Deputy-Chair of the Australasian Railway Association National Accessibility Working Group.
She is currently seconded as Director Disability Employment at the Public Service Commission where she is leading the development and implementation of a whole-of-sector approach to increase the employment of people with disability in the NSW government sector.