Kate Auty

Kate is a Vice Chancellor’s Fellow at the University of Melbourne and a Victorian Barrister. She has recently been appointed as an ‘ambassador’ to the City of Melbourne’s Future City reporting program.

Kate attended the 2015 Paris climate talks to attend the launch the Urban Climate Change  Research Network’s Summary for Leaders as she is one of the lead authors of a chapter on climate change governance.

Kate has held a diverse range of appointments: Victorian Commissioner for Environmental Sustainability, Magistrate in the Western Desert and Magistrate in Victoria where together with Aboriginal people she set up the first Koori Court. She currently chairs and sits on a number of Boards concerned with sustainability, cities and collaborative technology. Kate is a member of local environmental organisations in the north east of Victoria.

Kate is also involved with the Strathbogie Voices youtube channel, which features videos from 2015 Euroa Environment Series “Watershed Year for Climate Change”.