One Nation candidate for Bundaberg announced
ONE Nation has announced its candidate for the seat of Bundaberg.
Local nurse and educator, Jane Truscott has been endorsed as the One Nation candidate in the next Queensland State election.
She will be up against current Member for Bundaberg Leanne Donaldson and LNP nominee David Batt, who declared his intention to contest the election earlier this month.
"I am so honoured to be the Pauline Hanson's One Nation candidate for the seat of Bundaberg," Dr Truscott said.
"I believe in the people of Bundaberg and look forward to the opportunity to serve the community.
"People are fed up with the major political parties. It's time for a change; it's time for the people of Bundaberg to have a genuine voice in Parliament."
Dr Truscott said as a nurse and educator she learnt the value of hard work.
She vowed to be out in the community meeting as many voters as possible.
"It is by listening to what the people of Bundaberg have to say that we can identify key issues for the community and work together to find solutions," she said.
One Nation party leader Pauline Hanson said Dr Truscott had extensive knowledge and experience in multiple areas of business, community programs, emergency services in the construction and resource sector, health care and education.
"She has strong community connections in Bundaberg and has the leadership and communications skills that will enable her to stand up for the people of Bundaberg," Ms Hanson said.
Dr Truscott has lived in Bundaberg for more than 13 years where she has worked as a registered nurse and educator and has been active with multiple community service groups and initiatives.
She has served as an advisor to the Queensland Quality and Complaint Commission is an assessor for the Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal and is Chair of the Rural LAP Board of Directors, addressing health workforce issues for regional, rural and remote communities.