Kay Elizabeth Hull (née McElroy)

  • Born 3 February 1954 in Guyra, NSW
  • Married Graeme Hull, three sons
  • Small business owner and operator
  • First female licensed tow truck driver in NSW
  • Chair, Tourism Wagga Wagga 1992-99
  • Chair, Council of Tourist Associations of New South Wales 1995-98
  • Deputy Mayor of Wagga Wagga City Council 1995-98
  • Member of the House of Representatives Standing Committee on Economics, Finance and Public Administration 1998-2001;
  • Member of the House of Representatives Standing Committee on Publications 1998-2001, 2004-10
  • Member of the House of Representatives Standing Committee on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs 2002-03
  • Chair of the House of Representatives Standing Committee on Family and Community Services 2002-04
  • Member of the House of Representatives Standing Committee on Legal and Constitutional Affairs 2004-07
  • Member of the House of Representatives Standing Committee on the Library 2004-05
  • Member of the House of Representatives Standing Committee on Selection 2006-07
  • Member of the House of Representatives Standing Committee on Petitions 2008
  • Member of the House of Representatives Standing Committee on Communications 2008-10
  • Member of the Joint Statutory Committee on Native Title and the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Land Fund from 2003-04
  • Member of the Joint Statutory Committee on Australian Commission for Law Enforcement Integrity 2007
  • Member of the Joint Statutory Committee on Intelligence and Security 2008-10
  • Member Inter-Parliamentary Union Taskforce on HIV/AIDS
  • Nationals Whip 2006-10
  • Board member of CanAssist
  • Director of Kurrajong Waratah
  • Current Member for Riverina, Michael McCormack, in his inaugural speech, said of her: “She punched way above her weight. What a fighter! What a lady! Short in stature but big in heart, Kay delivered genuine and lasting outcomes for the Riverina. She was friendly but feisty, compassionate yet controversial. Her commitment to her electorate was absolutely unconditional. The Riverina always came first. She was a shining example of what it means to be a good local member.”
Cristy Houghton