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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.

Signed Sam Hibbins

Sam Hibbins MP
Member for Prahran

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Question without Notice: South Yarra public housing

Mr HIBBINS: My question is for the Minister for Housing. Minister, Azra has lived in South Yarra’s public housing towers for 17 years. In that time her home has never been upgraded. She is forced to stuff old newspapers to fill gaps in the windows to keep the cold out,...

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Adjournment: Rent controls

My adjournment matter is for the Minister for Consumer Affairs, Gaming and Liquor Regulation, and the action I seek is for the minister to protect renters with controls on rents, improved standards and more secure leases. Around 60 per cent of people in Prahran are renters, and renters need a fair...

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Constituency question: Stonnington Community Assist

My constituency question is for the Minister for Disability, Ageing and Carers, and I ask: will the state government provide funding for Stonnington Community Assist to employ a paid full-time coordinator? Stonnington Community Assist is a volunteer-only agency which provides information, referrals, advocacy, emergency relief, no-interest loans and other crucial...

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Question without Notice: Phase out coal

Mr HIBBINS (Prahran): My question is to the Premier. Victoria’s three coal-fired power stations are currently Victoria’s biggest source of climate pollution, and the Loy Yang power plants are licensed by the government to operate for another 2½ decades. Premier, why doesn’t the government have a clear, transparent time line...