Kay Hull

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Kay Hull

Kay Hull Australia Day 2009.jpg
Kay Hull in 2009
Member of the Australian Parliament
for Riverina
In office
3 October 1998 – 19 July 2010
Preceded byNoel Hicks
Succeeded byMichael McCormack
Personal details
Born
Kay Elizabeth George

(1954-02-03) 3 February 1954 (age 64)
Guyra, New South Wales, Australia
Political partyThe Nationals
Spouse(s)Graeme Hull
Children3 sons
ResidenceWagga Wagga, New South Wales

Kay Elizabeth Hull AM (born 3 February 1954) is a former Australian politician who served as a National Party member of the House of Representatives from 1998 to 2010, representing the Division of Riverina in New South Wales.

Hull was born in Guyra, New South Wales, and was a small business owner and operator before entering politics.[1] She was a councillor of the City of Wagga Wagga 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. Archived from the original on 16 July 2011. 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