Kate Bainbridge

Senior Consultant - Planning

With extensive knowledge in Local Government, Kate’s pragmatic approach to our clients projects see’s all aspects delivered to the highest of quality. Kate enjoys working collaboratively to create efficiencies and develop strategies to ensure planning processes run as smoothly as possible for her clients. Bringing a variety of experience to the team in areas of Design Review, Development Applications and Statutory Assessments.


  • Over 12 years in local government with 5 years in Senior/Coordinator roles at the City of Nedlands
  • Design Review Panel representation – namely at the State Design Review Panel
  • Assessment and processing of complex development applications through a variety of different processes (Local government, Joint Development Assessment Panel, Department of Planning Lands and Heritage, Western Australian Planning Commission, DevelopmentWA and the State Administrative Tribunal)
  • Subdivision assessment and processing
  • Local Planning Policy review and drafting
  • State administrative appeals
  • Compliance – investigations, prosecutions, appeals and retrospective development applications
  • Specialising in Shopping Centres, Hospital, Aged Care, Apartment and Mixed Use developments