aboutKate Bradstreet is a Canberra-based communications specialist who works with organisations and businesses to direct their communication pursuits to achieve positive outcomes.

Kate has spent 13 years developing and implementing communication strategies and managing media relations for many high-profile international and domestic issues and events, including crises in East Timor, the Bali bombings and the introduction of the carbon price legislation in Australia.

Working with executive teams, Kate has a solid understanding of the key influences and drivers of organisations and the need for clear and concise communication activities.

Kate has a proven track record of getting in and getting things done. During her career she has managed large teams to deliver communication activities in high-profile and delicate situations. She has achieved results against backdrops that are politically charged, highly sensitive and required delivery within tight time frames.

As Media Advisor to the AFP Commissioner, Kate provided strategic direction to the AFP Senior Executive and delivered communication responses to a large number of very high-profile and large scale media events. These included the second Bali bombing, the Garuda plane crash in Indonesia, the sudden and untimely death of the ACT Chief Police Officer, the successful capture and return of drug lord Tony Mokbel, the Solomon Islands riots and unrest in East Timor.

Strength of Service

As a media manager, Kate is one of the best in the business due to her knowledge of the industry and the capacity to think quickly and smartly on her feet. She has the respect of many people in the media and communications industry as someone who delivers on her promises and acts with integrity,
Jane O’BrienCommunications Consultant
Kate’s dedication to the television series was the difference between going ahead or setting it aside as just an ‘idea’,
Mick KeeltyFormer AFP Commissioner
Without Kate’s level-head, diplomatic nature and bloody-minded determination, we never would have got there. She knows which side of a story is up – and she knows how to persuade people to fall in line so that story can be told,
Andrew DentonAustralian Television Personality
Kate Bradstreet was one of the most outstanding students in the Master of Strategic Communication program at the University of Canberra. Not only did she excel in her studies but she was capable of integrating the knowledge base to her work,
Sora Park, Associate ProfessorUniversity of Canberra

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