Katherine Boyle

Bree Roberts

Katherine Boyle, CEO of Welfare Rights Centre

Katherine has been in the leadership role at Welfare Rights Centre since 2016 and is also a practicing social security lawyer. She has a 30-year career focused on achieving social justice in various sectors, including the community legal sector, union movement, public sector, and private practice. Katherine has a deep commitment to advocating for the rights of people to access income support and legal assistance. She also serves as the Deputy Chair of Economic Justice Australia. In 2022, she provided evidence to the Robodebt Royal Commission, shedding light on the detrimental impacts of robodebt on Welfare Rights Centre’s clients. Katherine has been a vocal advocate on this and other issues, consistently speaking out and raising awareness.