AN osteopath, who has spent most of his life in Melbourne, is the Sustainable Australia Party candidate in Albury for the NSW election.
Ross Hamilton moved to Albury in 2017 and is one of five options for Albury voters.
He declined to speak to The Border Mail about his candidacy, stating he was pressed for time due to work and referring enquiries to the anti over-development party's head office.
It gave a statement outlining Mr Hamilton's shift.
"Upon arriving, he was astounded to hear that locals go camping 15 minutes from home and rarely know the frustration of having to wait for more than one red light in a day," it said.
"Ross would like to see this precious lifestyle protected for future generations.
"Professionally, Ross works as an osteopath and would like to see health services improved in rural and regional areas.”