Maths teacher replaces doctor as Minister for Rural Health

Deputy leader of the National Party, Senator Bridget McKenzie, takes on the rural health portfolio
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Bridget Mckenzie has been sworn in as part of a cabinet reshuffle. (AAP Image/Mick Tsikas)

Australia has a new Minister for Rural Health after yesterday’s Federal Cabinet reshuffle that saw Dr David Gillespie, a former gastroenterologist, leave the health portfolio to become Assistant Minister for Children and Families.