Kerri-Anne Dooley is a Registered Nurse with post graduate qualifications in Health Science, a Community Advocate, Social Entrepreneur, Sessional Academic and your LNP Candidate for Redcliffe.
Her love of Redcliffe and community service started at birth, born at Redcliffe Hospital with the sand between her toes and the sea in her soul. At the age of 16 years, she was elected first Deputy Youth Mayor of Redcliffe City Youth Council and Vice- Captain of Redcliffe State High School.
Kerri-Anne currently works full time as the Care Service Manager of Home Instead Senior Care empowering seniors to live and die in their own homes, whilst volunteering and chairing multiple community organisations.
Kerri-Anne has demonstrated her leadership and advocacy in being a voice for the voiceless; for people living with dementia, for dying children and adults through community palliative care, for the homeless, for people with disabilities and those living with mental illness after the recent diagnosis of her own son with bipolar.
She is passionate about encouraging others in the value of community service, believes the meaning to life is found in what you give, not what you get and service above self.
Currently serving as the Chair of Redcliffe Crime Stoppers, Kerri-Anne rescued it from being dissolved in 2014 responding to an SOS in the Redcliffe Herald, championing community safety through various events in partnership with the Redcliffe Police Crime Prevention Unit & Neighbourhood Watch Groups. Kerri-Anne also chairs Redcliffe Special School Chaplaincy Committee along with Woody Point Special School Local Chaplaincy Committee and helped create the annual Help Them Shine Dinner’s supporting chaplaincy across all of Redcliffe peninsula raising over $100K in the past 3 years.
After her sister was diagnosed with breast cancer, she signed up as a volunteer with Cancer Council Queensland. Celebrating her 5th year (2018) as a volunteer with them, she now Chairs, Redcliffe Relay for Life raising money for cancer research, education and support, helping raise a total of over $200K collectively with the committee and participants in the past 5 years.
A proud member of Deb Frecklington’s LNP team, Kerri-Anne is passionate about delivering for the community she proudly calls home, and getting Queensland working again.
Authorised by Lincoln Folo, Liberal National Party of Queensland, 281 Sandgate Road, Albion QLD 4010.