Kate Gainer

Kate Gainer

Senior Adviser – Aged Care

Kate has had a wide ranging career in public policy, working across environmental and natural resource management programs in the Commonwealth public service for 25 years. Kate began working for UnitingCare Australia following a brief stint in disability care, realising that community services policy was the next step. More recently, Kate has studied pastoral care and also works with older Australians supporting them through mental health and dementia crises.

Kate holds bachelor’s degrees in Science and Law from the ANU, a Grad Dip in Environmental Management and Development, and a first-class honours degree in Visual Arts. 

Kate works with the UnitingCare Australia network to support an age-ism free community that supports older Australians in need.