Glasson throws hat into federal ring

Dr Glasson, an ophthalmologist and the husband of outgoing RACGP president Dr Claire Jackson, will follow former AMA president Dr Brendan Nelson’s move from medicine to federal politics if successful.

“Dr Bill Glasson has devoted his life to community service and to working with people from all walks of life,” LNP State Director Brad Henderson said in a statement.

Mr Rudd, a backbencher after a failed attempt to win back the prime ministership earlier this year, holds the Brisbane seat of Griffith by a comfortable margin of 8.46%.

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