Kay Hull

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The Honourable
Kay Hull
Kay Hull at the Reserve Forces Day service in Wagga Wagga.jpg
Kay Hull at the 2010 Reserve Forces Day service celebrations in Wagga Wagga
Member of the Australian Parliament
for Riverina
In office
3 October 1998 – 19 July 2010
Preceded by Noel Hicks
Succeeded by Michael McCormack
Personal details
Born (1954-02-03) 3 February 1954 (age 60)
Guyra, New South Wales, Australia
Political party National Party
Residence Wagga Wagga, New South Wales
Website http://www.kayhull.com.au
Caricature of Kay Hull on Regional Express Saab 340 aircraft

Kay Elizabeth Hull (born 3 February 1954), Australian politician, was a National Party member of the Australian House of Representatives from October 1998 to July 2010, representing the Division of Riverina, New South Wales.

Personal life[edit]

She was born in Guyra, New South Wales, and was a small business owner and operator before entering politics.[1] She was a member of the Wagga Wagga City Council 1991-98. A small caricature of her is displayed on a Regional Express Saab 340 aircraft.[2]

On 6 April 2010, Kay Hull announced that she wouldn't be contesting the next Federal election, after 12 years serving the Riverina electorate.[3]

In April 2010, Charles Sturt University named The Kay Hull Veterinary Teaching Hospital in its South Campus in honour of Kay Hull.[4]

In May 2010, Regional Express Airlines named Kay Hull Conference Room at the Australian Airline Pilot Academy in honour of Kay Hull.[5]

In March 2011, she was awarded the Freedom of City by Wagga Wagga city council for her "tenacity, resilience, courage and conviction in her representation of her constituents."[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Find Your Local MP". Q&A. Australian Broadcasting Corporation. Retrieved 22 January 2010. 
  2. ^ "Biography for HULL, Kay Elizabeth". Parliament of Australia. Retrieved 23 January 2010. 
  3. ^ "Nationals MP Kay Hull won't contest seat of Riverina at Federal election". Herald Sun. 6 April 2010. Retrieved 6 April 2010. 
  4. ^ Higgins, Ben (15 April 2010). "CSU names vet hospital in Kay Hull's honour". The Daily Advertiser. Retrieved 15 April 2010. 
  5. ^ "Rex pilot training school opens". The Daily Advertiser. 31 May 2010. Retrieved 31 May 2010. 
  6. ^ Kay Hull to be awarded Freedom of the City ABC News online. 21 March 2011. Retrieved 30 August 2011.
Parliament of Australia
Preceded by
Noel Hicks
Member for Riverina
1998–2010
Succeeded by
Michael McCormack