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Cath Bowtell


Cath Bowtell is the Labor candidate for Melbourne in the Federal Election.

She has lived in North Melbourne with her husband, Peter, for more than 25 years.

Cath has been active in the local community through the North Melbourne Legal Service and as a parent at Curzon Street Children’s Centre and the local government schools her children attend.

Cath worked for many years as an advocate for worker’s rights, fighting for better carer’s leave, flexible work for parents, paid parental leave and better access to quality, affordable childcare.

Most recently, Cath headed up a major superannuation fund.

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