Jonty Bush is the member for Cooper in the Queensland Legislative Assembly.
Jonty has a Bachelor of Business Management and a Masters in Criminology and Criminal Justice. Her experience includes being the CEO of a statewide victim support group, an appointment to Ministerial taskforces, an appointment to Queensland’s inaugural Sentencing Advisory Council and to continued work with government and community organisations on anti-violence and crime prevention strategies.
Jonty has a lived experience of crime, having lost her sister and father to homicide when she was just 21 years of age. Focusing her grief into action, Jonty has championed anti-violence responses across Queensland, most notably in her development of the One Punch Can Kill campaign.
In addition to her work, Jonty is a mum and step-mother to four beautiful daughters, as well as a mum to a perfect rescue ridgeback. Jonty is also an avid runner and runs barefoot weekly in the local Parkrun.