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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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Members Statement: Chapel Street–Toorak Road Tram Stop

Mr HIBBINS: It should not be a surprise to anyone in the Prahran community that the tram stop at the intersection of Chapel Street and Toorak Road was listed today in the Herald Sun as one of the most dangerous tram stops. There are frequent near misses. It needs to...

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Members Statement: Prahran Cricket Club

Mr HIBBINS: I want to congratulate the Prahran Cricket Club on winning the Premier cricket premiership, their first premiership in around 36 years. It was a dominant display at the Junction Oval from the True Blues, winning by 24 runs over Dandenong, with a century by Damon Egan and four wickets by...

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Transport Legislation Miscellaneous Amendments Bill 2021

Mr HIBBINS (Prahran):  I rise to speak on behalf of the Greens to the Transport Legislation Miscellaneous Amendments Bill 2021. It is always good to be up and speaking on transport bills and bills that relate to my portfolio area of transport. Now, this is an omnibus bill that makes a...

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Zero and Low Emission Vehicle Distance-based Charge Bill 2021

Mr Hibbins (Prahran): I rise to speak on behalf the Greens to the Zero and Low Emission Vehicle Distance-based Charge Bill 2021, a bill that will put a standalone tax on electric vehicles, a bill that is coming at a time when we are facing a climate crisis; when transport is...