Members statements: Prahran electorate
It is an absolute privilege to serve as the member for Prahran, as our local member of Parliament. I love Prahran. It is a thriving, vibrant, diverse community, with Chapel Street as its social and economic heart. It has been my home for well over a decade, from when I first shared an apartment with a flatmate to now raising my family. I know there is so much to do to make Prahran an even better place to live: further upgrades to South Yarra station, reviving Chapel Street, upgrading public housing and creating a Prahran arts and education precinct.
It is also great to be part of a community with shared progressive values: equality, fairness, social justice and care for our environment. I am proud to be a strong independent voice for those values in Parliament. Action on climate change, ending homelessness, affordable housing, protecting and restoring our natural environment—these are big challenges.
This is the critical decade, and I want Prahran to be in the heart of Parliament, taking on and solving those challenges. As a community we have achieved so much together, so let us keep it going.