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Former Home & Away star Kate Ritchie’s husband Stuart Webb to face court in AVO hearing

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An application for an apprehended violence order has been made against Kate Ritchie’s husband of nine years, Stuart Webb.

A court listing in the NSW criminal court shows the matter will be heard at Waverley Court on October 24.

The actress, under her married name Katherine Leigh Webb, is listed on the application, lodged by Constable Dean Hodges on her behalf. 

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An AVO order is typically made by a court is when a person fears for their safety, to protect them from further violence, intimidation or harassment. 
Kate Stuart
Kate and Stuart walk the red carpet for the Australian premiere of Les Miserables in 2012. (Credit: Getty)
Stuart, a former professional NRL player, was arrested earlier in the year for driving under the influence, and faced court in April.

This was his second drink-driving offence, following an offence seven years earlier. 
Kate Ritchie and Stuart Webb
Kate and Stuart arrive at the 2014 Logie Awards. (Credit: Getty)
The couple have been married since 2010 and together are parents to their four-year-old daughter, Mae.
Kate Ritchie
Kate Ritchie attends the Women of The Future Awards. (Credit: Getty)
Ritchie attended the 2019 Australian Commercial Radio Awards in Brisbane, where she walked the red carpet alone. 

Kate is most famous for her long-running role as Sally Fletcher in beloved soap Home & Away, but is more enjoys a career as an award-winning radio broadcaster, and an author of children’s books.

Kate’s representatives have been contacted for comment.

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