Hambleton’s third year will focus on teaching

Dr Hambleton, a Queensland GP, will become the third three-term president in the AMA’s history when he is elected unopposed at its annual conference in Sydney later this month.

His re-election follows an eventful two years in healthcare, including massive reforms such as changes to state and Commonwealth healthcare funding, sweeping changes to federal government support for mental healthcare as well as the shift to Medicare Locals.

But he promised to dedicate his third term to