Katrine Hildyard MP for Reynell
Katrine is a local. She lives with her family in Christies Beach, in the electorate of Reynell and is an active member of our southern community.
Growing up in a single parent family, in the south western suburbs of Adelaide, Katrine understands the values of being part of a caring community. She is dedicated to achieving fairness and opportunity for everyone and believes that sustainable communities are strong, fair and inclusive.
Katrine has fought to better the lives of South Australians for most of her working life. During her time as Secretary of the Australian Services Union, for South Australia and the Northern Territory, Katrine engaged with employers and workers in a range of industries including community services, local government, energy, finance, airlines, information technology and the legal industry to strive for equity and a fair go in the workplace.
In particular, Katrine is proud to have collaboratively led ground-breaking work to strengthen the community sector and to achieve equal pay for 200,000 community workers around Australia.
Katrine was the Chief Executive Officer of Together SA – a community organisation that seeks to engage the community and others to find solutions to complex social issues. She was also is a director of Statewide Super.
In recognition of her dedication to achieving strong, connected and sustainable communities in South Australia, Katrine received the 2012 Australia Day Award Women Hold up Half the Sky.