One of Zac’s priorities for Harbison in 2021 is engaging residents in future Technological and Innovation. Harbison’s most current residents engagements had been the Road World For Seniors competition with motieview technologies.
Born in Cootamundra Australia, Zac has been a resident of the Southern Highlands for 24 years
Diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia in 1996 at the age of 17, Zac underwent a bone marrow transplant in 1997, at Westmead Hospital his donor was his grandmother. Six years later, Zac was invited to open the new Bone Marrow Transplant Laboratory at Westmead Hospital.
Zac went on to spend many years working in the hospitality industry after training at the Intercontinental Hotel School. During that time and over the following decade, Zac was a volunteer at Camp Quality. In 2010 he began working in the disability sector for Interchange Australia as their Business Development and Events Manager. Zac’s volunteering experience continued and included event co-ordination for Cancer Council and fundraising for KKKK’s programs for autistic children.
In 2018 Zac began working for Rare Cancers Australia as Community Engagement Manager and has contributed to the annual Kosi Challenge, Scare4Rare, RCA Halloween Ball and several Ride4Rare events. Zac is a member of the Southern Highlands Cancer Leadership Committee and the president of the Southern Highlands Cycling Club.
2001 Graduate Intercontinental Hotel School
2003 Opened The New Bone Marrow Transplant Laboratory Westmead Hospital
1998-2010 Worked for Accor and Orient-Express Hotels
2002-2011 Camp Quality volunteer companion
2009 crossed the Kokoda trail to raise funds for Camp Quality
2010 returned to the Southern Highlands began working in the disability sector for Interchange Australia as their Business Development and Events Manager.
2011-2018 Volunteer event co-ordinator for Cancer Council
2011-2017 Volunteer assisting The Kollege of Knowledge Kommittee for Kids with fundraising for Autism programs
2018 Started at Rare Cancers Australia. Working with many community groups and events. These including the Kosi Challenge, Scare4Rare, Halloween Ball, Trek4Rare Kokoda Campaign, and multiple Ride4Rare events.
Chair of the Southern Highlands Cancer Leadership Committee
2013 to date President Southern Highlands Cycling Club.