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Catryna Bilyk is an Australian politician. She is a member of the Australian Labor Party (ALP) and has been a Senator for Tasmania since 2008.
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Catryna Louise Bilyk Goninon was born on February 7, 1959 (age 64 years) in Hobart, Australia. She is the daughter of Australian parents. She worked as an industrial officer for the Australian Services Union, a researcher for psychiatric pioneer Eric Cunningham Dax, an early childhood educator, and an advisor to Tasmanian Labor Ministers David Crean, Ken Bacon and David Llewellyn. She has also been ALP National Vice-President.
Catryna Bilyk was elected to serve a six-year term in the Senate at the 2007 federal election, after being placed in the third position on the Australian Labor Party’s Tasmanian ticket.
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Bilyk was elected to the sixth Senate seat for Tasmania, on preferences distributed from Andrew Wilkie, the Australian Greens’ second candidate for the Senate in Tasmania in the 2007 election. It was second time lucky for Bilyk, who had also been preselected in the third spot on the Labor Senate ticket in Tasmania at the 2001 federal election but failed to win a seat.
On 27 February 2016, Catryna Bilyk announced that she supports same-sex marriage, having previously opposed it.
In March 2008, as a senator-elect, Bilyk was diagnosed with two benign brain tumours, which were surgically removed. Her experience with brain tumours motivated her to raise funds for research to improve the survival rate for cancer. To date, events she has organized have raised over $120,000 for Cure Brain Cancer Foundation.
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On 6 December 2016, Catryna Bilyk was appointed chair of a newly-formed Senate Select Committee into funding for research into cancers with low survival rates. The Committee has been tasked with inquiring into and reporting on “the impact of health research funding models on the availability of funding for research into cancers with low survival rates.”
Catryna Bilyk is happily married to Robert Bilyk, they had their wedding in Australia. She has two children with her husband Robert. As of March 2023, Catryna Bilyk and her husband Robert are still married.
Catryna Bilyk net worth
How much is Catryna Bilyk worth? Catryna Bilyk net worth is estimated at around $3 million. Her main source of income is from her primary work as a politician. Catryna Bilyk’s salary per month and other career earnings are over $350,000 dollars annually.
Her remarkable achievements have earned her some luxurious lifestyles and some fancy car trips. She is one of the richest and most influential politicians in Australia. Catryna Bilyk stands at an appealing height of 1.71m and has a good body weight which suits her personality.