Dr Kerryn Phelps announces bid to become Sydney's next Lord Mayor

The former AMA president is ready for a tough fight against current mayor Clover Moore

Former federal MP Dr Kerryn Phelps has launched a bid to oust her long-time political rival Clover Moore as Sydney's Lord Mayor. 

Dr Kerryn Phelps.

Dr Phelps will run against Ms Moore — who has held the office for 17 years — in the election to be held on 4 September.

As the first female AMA president, former federal member for Wentworth, marriage