Susai Benjamin is a NSW public servant for nearly 30 years. He presently works with the NSW Department of Finance, Services and Innovation in Parramatta. Susai is very experienced in policy development and able to articulate issues well.
As a solicitor, he has helped hundreds of people in Western Sydney on a pro bono basis. He established Toongabbie Legal Centre (TLC), a free community legal service in the heart of Western Sydney for the vulnerable people of the area. He is the honorary director of this service. The service formally started on 13 October 2007.
Susai served as a member of the Australian Multicultural Advisory Council (AMAC) constituted by the Australian Government which recommended a Multicultural Policy for Australia.
Susai joined the ALP late in 1990 and has served as the President of Local Government Committee (Blacktown), President of SEC (Toongabbie), President of FEC (Parramatta & Greenway), President of Toongabbie Branch. He has served on several Policy Committees of the NSW State Branch. He has been a delegate to State and National conferences in the past.
He is currently serving his second term as a Councillor on Blacktown City Council.