Katey Halliday is a past president and a founding member of the Adelaide City Rotaract Club and a member of the Rotary Club of Adelaide Light. She has served as a team leader, coordinator, and trainer for the Rotary Youth Leadership Awards (RYLA), Rotary Youth Program of Enrichment (RYPEN), and was a participant in the inaugural RYLA Oceania Program.
Katey initiated her District’s first-ever participation in the local Pride March celebrations and is a member of her Rotaract Club’s Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP) working group, creating a RAP designed to support organisations to develop respectful relationships and create meaningful opportunities with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.
Most recently, Katey was appointed as a member of Rotary International’s newly formed Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Task Force, among DEI experts from across the globe. The Task Force is working with Rotary staff to shape a comprehensive action plan with achievable, measurable, and meaningful outcomes that bring life to Rotary’s DEI policy.
Professionally, Katey is a Diversity and Inclusion Project Officer and training facilitator for South Australia Police where she works on initiatives aimed at creating a diverse and inclusive organisation where all people are safe, respected and supported to reach their potential. She was awarded a Paul Harris Fellow by her district in 2019 for her vocational contributions to Rotary.