May news: state budget, renters’ rights, solar for apartments and more

Hi, here are my latest updates from Parliament and around the Brunswick electorate (Brunswick, Brunswick East, Brunswick West, Fitzroy North, Princes Hill & Carlton North). In this month’s newsletter: Missed last month’s newsletter? You can find it here if you’d like to read about freeing up AirBnBs for housing, saving live music, creating a Great Forest National […]

My speech on Palestine outside the ALP State Conference

Over the weekend, I spoke at the protest organised by Unionists for Palestine outside the Australian Labor Party State Conference. It was moving to see hundreds of people gathered outside, early on a cold Saturday morning, to protest against the ALP’s failures on Palestine, refugees, public housing and more. I spoke about the ongoing genocide […]

April news: climate action, saving live music, e-bikes and more

Hi, here are my latest updates from around the Brunswick electorate (Brunswick, Brunswick East, Brunswick West, Fitzroy North, Princes Hill & Carlton North). Missed last month’s newsletter? Read about the likely stalling of Brunswick’s Skyrail, the new truckzillas, and more here. Want to get these updates delivered straight to your inbox? Enter your email at […]

March news: Skyrail, truckzillas, climate win & more

Here are my latest updates from Parliament and around the Brunswick electorate (Brunswick, Brunswick East, Brunswick West, Fitzroy North, Princes Hill & Carlton North). Want to get these updates delivered straight to your inbox? Enter your email at the bottom of this page. In this newsletter: What’s happening with Skyrail? It’s looking increasingly likely that […]

We need your help to save public housing

WE NEED YOUR HELP COLLECTING SIGNATURES FOR A PARLIAMENTARY PETITION TO SAVE PUBLIC HOUSING. We are supporting a resident petition demanding that Labor stop the privatisation of public housing. If we collect 2000 paper signatures, we can force a special debate in Parliament about Labor’s plan to demolish all 44 towers. This puts pressure on […]

February Newsletter

Here are my latest updates from Parliament and around our community! Want to get these updates delivered straight to your inbox? Enter your email at the bottom of this page. UPDATES FROM PARLIAMENT PALESTINE PROTEST I didn’t plan to get kicked out of the chamber in my first week back, but when the Premier dodged my […]

December Newsletter

Here are my latest updates from Parliament and around our community. Want to get these updates delivered straight to your inbox? Enter your email at the bottom of this page. Win for renters: vacant land tax During a housing crisis, homes should not be sitting empty.  After pushing Labor for stronger action on the housing […]

Government Integrity & Operation Sandon

When I knew Liam* a few years ago, he was a dairy farmer on the outskirts of Melbourne. Liam would tell me of his dream, to sell his farm to a developer who had knocked on his door one night. He would pocket the millions and retire to a country town. There’s no money in […]

Holding the government to account

The Greens have just won a major concession from the state Labor government, which will strengthen the integrity of our parliament and make it easier to hold the government to account.  Working with the crossbench, we’ve managed to end Labor’s dominance of the powerful Integrity and Oversight Committee. Until now, Labor held a majority of […]

My vision for Brunswick

A lot has changed since I was elected in 2018. But my vision for Brunswick remains one where you can easily walk to a beautiful green space, safely ride your bike to the shops, or hop onto frequent, accessible public transport – perhaps to catch a gig on Sydney Rd.  Together, we can build a […]