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MEET SAM

Sam Hibbins is the State Member for Prahran.

He has lived in the Prahran electorate for over 10 years and currently lives in St Kilda with his wife and two children.

Sam holds the portfolios of Transport, Education and LGBTI Equality for the Victorian Greens.

In 2014 Sam made history by being one of the first ever Greens MPs elected to the lower house of the Victorian Parliament and was re-elected in 2018. You can read his inaugural speech here.

Sam was a local government councillor from 2012 to 2014, as one of two Greens elected to the City of Stonnington. On council he worked to secure sustainability programs, better bike infrastructure, more open space and advocated for better public transport.

Sam has previously worked in social services and holds a Post-Graduate Diploma in Social Policy and Research.

He grew up on a hobby farm in Hastings on the Mornington Peninsula and then in the suburb of Frankston, where he attended Frankston TAFE.

You will often find Sam out and about on Chapel Street, getting coffee or browsing second-hand book stores. Sam is a commuter cyclist and his interests include football, cricket, Star Wars films and running.

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Sam Hibbins MP
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Education and Training Reform Amendment (Senior Secondary Pathways and Other Matters) Bill 2021

Mr HIBBINS (Prahran): I rise today to speak on the Education and Training Reform Amendment (Senior Secondary Pathways and Other Matters) Bill 2021, a bill which the Greens will be supporting. This bill is primarily making changes to the Education and Training Reform Act 2006, based on the recommendations of the Firth...

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Constituency question: Mental health staffing for Alfred Hospital

Mr HIBBINS (Prahran)  My constituency question is to the Minister for Mental Health. And I ask: what is the government doing to address the severe understaffing at mental health wards at Alfred Health? As HACSU recently stated, understaffing has resulted in unsafe working conditions, poor outcomes for consumers, workers, and...

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Members statements: Eviction Moratorium

Mr HIBBINS (Prahran) I again urge the state government to reinstate the moratorium on evictions for renters. Every other state in lockdown and South Australia has the ban in place. The government’s scheme will still leave people without support and facing eviction. Especially tenants whose landlords refuse to negotiate a...

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Questions with Notice: Extremism

Mr HIBBINS (Prahran) : My question is to the Premier. Far-right nationalist groups andanti-vaccine misinformation groups are a threat to the harmony, the health and the safety of our diverseVictorian community. I ask: what action is the government taking to counter these movements andtheir influence in Victoria? Mr ANDREWS (Mulgrave—Premier)...