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Supporting our local COVID-19 recovery

Throughout the pandemic, the Greens MPs and I have always supported a health-led approach to the pandemic. All along, we supported the Premier’s and Chief Health Officer’s actions to keep Victorians safe. However, we also haven't shied away from advocating to improve decisions where there were mistakes or extra needs...


Local schools and other Melbourne Budget winners

I've just come out of the Victorian Budget lock-up and I wanted to let you know what today's budget means for our electorate of Melbourne.


Standing up for our local schools

For the past three years, I've been working with a group of parents to get more State Government funding to fix Kensington Primary. We’ve made some serious headway and have secured funding for urgent works, like cleaning up mould and building wheelchair accessible ramps. But a lot more needs to...



Campaigning to stop Labor’s bad tax on electric cars

A few weeks ago the Victorian Labor Government's new proposed tax on electric cars was dubbed by leading environmental organisations as the ‘worst electric vehicle policy in the world’ (and rightly so). The Greens will vote against the Victorian Labor Government’s electric vehicle tax in Parliament. Victoria is the only...


Another win for cyclists and bike safety

Last year, dozens of new temporary bike lanes popped up across inner Melbourne during the pandemic. They were such a success that 40 kilometres of permanent separated bike lanes have now been rolled out across the city and our inner suburbs. Thank you to our Melbourne City Greens Councillors for...



‘Cash for cans’ is finally coming to Victoria!

After more than 10 years of campaigning from the Greens and community groups, Victoria is finally about to introduce a ‘cash for cans’ scheme! The final design of the scheme was announced just the other week and we’re really pleased. It will start in 2023, get litter off our streets,...


Climate-destroying gas project defeated!

Since 2018, I’ve worked with the local community to oppose AGL’s plan for a huge, polluting gas import terminal in Westernport Bay on the Mornington Peninsula. I’ve asked questions in Parliament, put pressure on Ministers, generated media interest, joined community protests and contributed to the planning review process. ‘In late...