The life and times of Jack Dempsey
WHO is Jack Dempsey? What did he do before politics?
Here's a brief timeline to fill you in:
April 7, 1966: Born in Bundaberg.
1983: First job as a builder's labourer.
1984: Driver, loader for TNT Transport.
1985-86: Hospitality and hotel manager.
1987: Joined the Queensland Police Service. Did 14 transfers all over the state and worked up to rank of sergeant.
2001: Opened the Bundaberg PCYC.
2006: Elected as LNP Member for Bundaberg, a former Labor stronghold.
2012: Appointed police minister in Newman Government.
2015: Defeated by Labor's Leanne Donaldson at state election.