Kate Bjur

Kate Bjur has over 25 years’ experience working with and on behalf of children and young people in Japan, Canada, England and Australia. Her experience includes youth detention senior leadership, restorative justice, youth justice strategy and legislation, child safety policy, early childhood education, youth advocacy and family work.

In 2023, Kate travelled around the world as part of a Churchill Fellowship project investigating best practice in youth crime prevention, gang exit strategies and therapeutic models of youth detention.

Using this broad experience and international research, Kate is dedicated to advocating for children’s rights; hearing and amplifying the voices of children, young people and their families; and connecting government and non-government partners to increase the responsiveness and flexibility of the child and family service system.

Kate holds a Bachelor of Arts in Japanese language and literature from the University of Queensland as well as post-graduate qualifications in the fields of Organisational Change Management, Community Services Work, Business, Early Childhood Education and Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages.

Please contact office@peakcare.org.au For Attention: Kate