Our Patron, Kate Doughty

Our Patron

Kate Doughty

In September 2007, Kate was appointed as our Patron.

Kate represents Aussie Hands at events and is a mentor and inspiration to our young members. Kate has a hand difference.

Kate Doughty

Photo credit: Arnaud Domange


Kate knows no limits when it comes to adversity and achievement. She demonstrates an energetic, bright and enthusiastic character and has achieved more than others would in a lifetime. Kate is an elite athlete and Paralympian. She competed at Rio Paralympic Games 2016, placing 5th in triathlon. Prior to this Kate represented Australia for several years in the sport of Dressage, and represented Australia at the World Equestrian Games in Kentucky, USA 2010. Kate is a registered Psychologist and is passionate about helping others reach their full potential, whether it is in sport, career or personal goals. Kate is also a Motivational Speaker where she utilises her skills and experience to guide others to make informed decisions to achieve desired goals and outcomes. For more information, visit Kate’s website.

Q&A with our Patron

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Find Out More About Kate

Kate, Triathlete Champion

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Kate on Twitter

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Kate, Triathlete

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Kate, Dressage Rider

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Interview with Kate

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