Cathy O'Toole

Cathy O’Toole
Catherine Elizabeth O'Toole (born 30 August 1956) is an Australian politician.wikipedia
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Division of Herbert

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She served as the Labor member for Herbert from 2016 until 2019.
Following a recount, the Australian Electoral Commission confirmed on 31 July that Labor's Cathy O'Toole defeated the LNP incumbent by 37 votes, becoming the first Labor member to win the seat since 1996.

Ewen Jones

In February 2016 she was part of a protest, about the treatment of refugees, outside the office of the sitting Liberal National Party MP Ewen Jones.
On 18 July 2016, at the conclusion of vote counting for the 2016 election, Labor's Cathy O'Toole appeared to have defeated Jones by 8 votes, triggering an automatic recount.

Townsville

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O'Toole was born and raised in Townsville, Queensland.

Queensland

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O'Toole was born and raised in Townsville, Queensland.

Technical and further education

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From 1988 to 2002 O'Toole was involved in vocational training organisations: from 1988 to 1991 O'Toole was a teacher at Townsville College of TAFE and Kangaroo College of TAFE, and from 1991 to 1993 was Program Manager of Curriculum Design at Townsville TAFE; O'Toole was an Associate at the Tropical Industry Training Associates from 1994 to 1995, then from 1996 to 1997 was Manager; In 1996 she was owner and Director of O'Toole Enterprises; and, from 1997 to 2000, was managing director and owner of Future Skills & Training.

Central Queensland University

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O'Toole has a Bachelor of Education from CQUniversity.

Amnesty International

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O'Toole is a member of Amnesty International.

Liberal National Party of Queensland

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In February 2016 she was part of a protest, about the treatment of refugees, outside the office of the sitting Liberal National Party MP Ewen Jones.

2013 Australian federal election

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O'Toole was the unsuccessful Labor candidate for Herbert at the 2013 federal election.

1993 Australian federal election

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Last won by Labor at the 1993 federal election, Herbert was won by O'Toole in 2016, appearing to win the seat by eight votes.

Suicide of Tyrone Unsworth

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MP for Herbert Cathy O’Toole called for the Safe Schools program to be further implemented.