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Safer Cycling in Melbourne

Riding a bike is good exercise, good for the planet, and saves on parking and road congestion. Yet many of our inner city roads are not as safe for cyclists as they should be. I’m calling on the Victorian State Government to install separated bike lanes on Flemington Road and...

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Save Our Toy Libraries

We love our Toy Libraries in Carlton, Kensington and the Docklands.  They’re great places to borrow free toys, but also for families to stay connected and meet, learn and play together. But these volunteer-run toy libraries can’t provide this service for much longer without support. They need funds to help...

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Messages of thanks for those in iso

Right now, hundreds of people and families connected to North Melbourne Primary School are in isolation. They are quarantined in their homes for 14 days, to keep the rest of us safe from COVID-19 and the new ‘Delta’ variant. This isn’t easy, but knowing that the community appreciates their sacrifice...

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Melbourne needs more investment in maternity care

Right now, maternity services in Melbourne are being stretched to breaking point. Short-staffing and under-resourcing mean women are giving birth in emergency rooms, being sent home earlier than planned, and midwives are regularly working double shifts and being stretched beyond their limit. Maternity and post-natal beds are in short supply,...

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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.

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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...

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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...

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DO YOU LIVE IN THE CBD? I WANT TO HEAR FROM YOU!  This COVID-19 pandemic has hit us all hard, but for those who spend our lives in the inner city, it's really changed things dramatically. Before the pandemic, inner-city Melbourne was the bustling, busy, vibrant heart of our state....

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What matters most to you? As your local MP in State Parliament, I’m focused on tackling the big issues facing us, such as climate change and homelessness, as well as local issues like the future of schools and transport in our inner suburbs. I want to represent your interests, so...

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Welcome to my online local newsletter. I don’t often send out newsletters (I like to save the paper!), but I do think it’s important for local MPs to let the community know what they’re working on. So here’s a digital version of what I’ve been up to recently: Campaigning to...

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