Posted by Jim on April 30, 2010
Dr Jim McDonald has already been actively campaigning in the Wide Bay electorate, which includes Noosa and the Noosa Hinterland.
He has toured the electorate and spent some time in Gympie and Maryborough as well as other smaller towns such as Tin Can Bay and Murgon.
Jim brings to his candidacy a background as an educator, a union official and an academic. He is notionally “retired” but is an active 65 year old. Jim is known on the Sunshine Coast as a writer and an actor. His biographical sketch is attached.
He says he is looking forward as the Green Candidate to providing the electors of Wide Bay with a viable alternative to the other parties.
Jim will be making a formal statement on his candidacy on Friday. Copies will be made available for the media.
The Greens Lead Senate candidate, Larissa Waters will also attend
Media Alert, 28 April 2010