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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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Constituency Question: Windsor Station

Mr HIBBINS (Prahran): My constituency question is for the Minister for Transport Infrastructure, and can I ask for further details on the budget item ‘planning for an upgrade of the Windsor station southern platform second entrance’, including the amount of funding, the extent of planning, the time lines and when any...

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Second Reading: Education and Training Reform Amendment (Victorian Academy of Teaching and Leadership) Bill 2021

Mr HIBBINS (Prahran): I rise to speak on behalf of the Greens to the Education and Training Reform Amendment (Victorian Academy of Teaching and Leadership) Bill 2021. This is a bill that will establish the Victorian Academy of Teaching and Leadership. Great teachers, quality teachers, are just so important to our...

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Members Statement: Precinct Revitalisation

Mr. Hibbins (Prahran): It was great to be back out in the Prahran electorate after lockdown visiting Prahran Market and the shops on Chapel Street and taking the kids to Grattan Gardens and Prahran Square, and I can tell you the streets are as vibrant as ever. Our local shopping...

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Adjournment Matter: Windsor Station & Australian Timetable Association

Mr HIBBINS (Prahran): My adjournment matter is for the Minister for Transport Infrastructure as the minister I believe is responsible for VicTrack, and the action I seek is for the minister to work with VicTrack and the Australian Timetable Association to facilitate their tenancy of the vacant Windsor station building. Having...