On 25 November 2015, Ritchie became the Godmother of the Cruise liner Pacific Eden, which is from the P&O Fleet.
In 2016 Ritchie released a children's book illustrated by Hannah Sommerville called I Just Couldn't Wait To Meet You.
Prior to her retirement from the role, she shared with fellow original cast members Ray Meagher and Norman Coburn the record (recognised by Guinness World Records) for the longest continuous role in an Australian drama series.
She has also been involved with the Campbelltown Musical Society.
She is now known best as part of the Kate, Tim and Marty radio team.
In November, it was revealed that Ritchie would appear in the second series of Underbelly, as Judi Kane, the wife of slain 1970s standover man Les Kane. This was her first TV drama role since leaving Home and Away. The series did not rate well and was cancelled after the season finale.
Throughout 2009, Ritchie continued her radio role on the Merrick & Rosso and Kate Ritchie Show. In January 2010 it was announced that Ritchie had been cast with a lead role in Nine's new police drama Cops L. In 2012, Ritchie narrated the Australian version of the reality series Don't Tell the Bride, which aired on Ch-10.
They dominate the drive home radio time slot radio show Kate, Tim & Marty on Nova.
Kate brings alot to the show but is best known for her competivive streak, playing games on the show such as Quickdraw against guest celebs and The Age Game.
She’s rummaging through a pile of papers on her husband’s desk when she realizes her home is like a time capsule, frozen in the moment before tragedy.
“I thumbed through Steve’s checkbook, which was in the drawer.
ABC-TV's Media Watch revealed that the article had been a fabrication, as in reality, Ritchie and Webb had wanted their wedding to be kept private and had not allowed any media to attend.
A photograph purporting to be of Ritchie in her wedding dress was actually one taken of her at an awards evening earlier that year and photo-shopped over an image taken from the wedding venue's website.
In June 2016 Ritchie was announced as the brand ambassador for QV Skincare.