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.



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