Question: How old are you?
Kate Garven: I'm 16.
Question: How did you start working on Home and Away?
Kate Garven: I got into acting when I was younger, I got an agent, started auditioning for roles
and was lucky enough to get it. If you start drama classes and get an agent that helps. Just make sure you don't get too hurt
by rejection, it happens all the time.
Question: Hiya Kate. What's been the most challenging storyline you have been involved in during
your time on Home and Away?
Kate Garven: The bulimia storyline aws hard. Also Nick in the wheelchair and Kirsty taking drugs.
Question: Hi Kate, if there were 3 things that you could change about the world what would they
be and why?
Kate Garven: Obviously everyone getting along especially now there's a lot of violence in the world.
You can hardly turn on the TV without seeing something sad, so more peace in the world. Also everyone being able to live a
comfortable life and have food and neccessities to live a happy and healthy life. And more spunky boys!
Question: Kate, I love your show and think it's really cool that you're doing the 40 Hour Famine.
I am also doing the 40 Hour Famine and have got all my friends to sponsor me. Has any of the Home and Away crew sponsored
Kate Garven: Yep, everyone's been sponsoring me from the cast and the crew. They've been really
Question: Hi. Do you like playing the role of a twin sister, Jade Sutherland?
Kate Garven: Yeah, I think it's great. You can always bond with a certain person that no one else
on the show has. Our characters share a special bond - we finish each other's sentences, know what each other is going to
Question: What's it like being a household name?
Kate Garven: I don't know if I am1 It's strange that people know my name. It's a great thril to
have people know me.
Question: Hi Kate, I was just wondering how you will spend the 40 Hour Famine weekend?
Kate Garven: I'll probably spend it with my sister trying to keep ourselves preoccupied. We'll have
a little no food party!
Question: Do you have any pets?
Kate Garven: Yep, I have a cat, Tilly, a dog, Bitsy, a goldfish and a peacock called Andrew!
Question: Are you anything like the person you play?
Kate Garven: There are similarities between us because your character becomes a bit like you. There
are differences - Jade's a very sweet and vulnerable girl whereas I have to have a bit more confidence because I'm an actress.
Question: Are you a fan of the reality shows on TV now?
Kate Garven: I can't say that I'm a huge fan. A lot of people like them and I suppose they're quite
intriguing but I don't get into them.
Question: Kate what made you decide to become an actress?
Kate Garven: Well my mother put me in when I was younger so I wouldn't be so shy. I just loved it
so I kept doing it!
Question: Were does the money go to? [ For the 40 Hour Famine that is ].
Kate Garven: The money goes to the people overseas who nedd it. Afghanistan, Sudan, India, Vietnam
and so on. Freeing child workers and getting rid of land mines as well as food and aid.
Question: Is there time for school in your life?
Kate Garven: I left school this yaer but I'm doing my own studying because I can't keep up with
the school system. Last year was very difficult, early mornings and late nights. I couldn't keep it up.
Question: If you could be an ice cream flavour, what would it be?
Kate Garven: Good old chocolate! Actually I'd probably be a really disgusting flavour so no one
would eat me!
Katre Garven: Thanks for all the questions! Keep watching the show! Make sure you get ready for
the 40 Hour Famine and good luck with it! Goodbye!