Katherine Elliston

Member Premier's Disability Advisory Council

Katherine Ellliston is smiling. She has long dark hair and is wearing a black sleeveless top.

Katherine is a Psychology PhD Candidate at the University of Tasmania. Alongside her studies, she has worked in disability and aged care for the past five years. During this time, Katherine has worked with individuals across all ages and ability levels in one-on-one environments and has facilitated group programs. She is also actively involved in several disability-related programs, advocacy roles and community organisations.

Katherine has a younger brother who has an intellectual disability. This has taught her the importance of ensuring inclusive practices in day-to-day living and fostering independence and choice wherever possible.

Katherine is passionate about reducing the barriers people with disability face and empowering people with disability to create meaningful lives.