Kate completed her bachelor of health science in 2002, and continues to maintain her qualification as a registered nurse.
She obtained a post graduate diploma in occupational health and safety in 2007, and has held management and senior positions in health care organisations and insurance companies.
Kate sits on the board of the brain injury association of Western Australian, HeadWest and the disability association Explorability.
She is a member of Australian Lawyers for Human Rights.
Kate practices in medical treatment liability, aged care, general health law and general insurance.