|Luke Toy is the General Manager of Advocacy and overseas the AMA’s Research and Reform, Media and Fees List units.
He was previously the General Manager for Advocacy for a National Health NGO, and prior to that had been the Deputy Chief of Staff and Senior Adviser to a Federal Minister in both the Health and the Defence portfolios. Luke has worked on national security issues in the Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet, and on pharmaceutical policy in the Department of Health.
Luke was also a speechwriter to the Hon Anthony Albanese MP and the Hon Catherine King MP in the Infrastructure portfolio. He has a first-class honour in Communications (Media/Politics), was the recipient of the University Medal for his journalism thesis, has a Master’s in Public Policy and a Master’s in Diplomacy, and is an Adjunct Professional Associate at the University of Canberra.
Luke has also spent time working in US Politics in Washington D.C. for a leading democratic Senator and has been a member of various federal government committees.