It's Bennelong time coming for Professor Brian Owler

Former AMA president will run in the Sydney seat at the next federal election

Respected doctor and former AMA president Professor Brian Owler is stepping forward to take on the “enormous” task of snatching the high-profile seat of Bennelong from the Liberals at the next federal election.

Brian Owler
Professor Brian Owler.

Dubbed “Mr Medicare” by Opposition leader Bill Shorten, Professor Owler will run as the Labor candidate against Liberal MP John Alexander, who holds the seat by a margin of 4.8%.

The neurosurgeon, who led