Students’ chance to be heard

04 Jul 2017 • Progress Leader, Melbourne (General News) HAWTHORN Secondary schools urged to enter competition which encourages young people’s views on making better world YOUNG people will once again have a chance to have their voices heard with the return of the Hawthorn...
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Vehicle crime major issue

20 Jun 2017 • Progress Leader, Melbourne (General News) by Paula Maud BOROONDARA MP calls for stronger sentencing laws for violent offences THEFT of and from motor vehicles continues to drive Boroondara’s crime figures upwards, according to the area’s acting police...
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Crime is Up in the Hawthorn Electorate

Yet again, we’ve seen another significant increase in crime in the Hawthorn electorate. This increase is being driven by violent offending, with violent assaults up over 39% in Camberwell and violent robberies doubling in Hawthorn East and up 36.4% in Hawthorn. With nearby...
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Salvo Hawks Training Session

It was fantastic to attend the Salvo Hawks training session today with Rotary Hawthorn. This is a great initiative and I look forward to watching your games.
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Standing with residents at Parliament

Standing with residents at Parliament as the Andrews Govt tries to destroy neighbourhood character.
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Sing Australia Hawthorn and Camberwell at Parliament

How fantastic to have Sing Australia Hawthorn and Camberwell at Parliament of Victoria today!
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Camberwell South Primary School Night Market

Well done Jessica and all students at Camberwell South Primary School in raising funds for disadvantaged kids in Mongolia. Specifically, today’s student-led Night Market will raise money for an orphanage to change lives for the better. Inspirational! Congratulations also go...
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Auburn High School’s Kangourous Des Maths 2017 International Competition

Fantastic to attend Auburn High School’s Kangourous Des Maths 2017 International Competition presentation. An amazing achievement to compete in French and for some students to be in the top 1% worldwide.
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Hawthorn Senior School Leadership Session

It was fantastic to recognise Hawthorn’s Secondary School leaders earlier in the week. All students were so impressive in articulating their passion and conviction on a number of important issues. Thanks to all the students and teachers who participated!
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Hawthorn Primary School Leadership Session

Thank you to all the Hawthorn PS student leaders who attended my leadership session this afternoon for a robust discussion on being a leader in both our school and local communities! Auburn Primary School, Auburn South Primary School, Camberwell Primary School, Camberwell South...
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Mother fights for proper confirmation of son’s life

27 May 2017 • The Saturday Age, Melbourne (General News) by Benjamin Preiss For more than two years, Orietta Surace has been locked in a nightmarish bureaucratic battle over a single word. Her circumstances were already tragic when she contacted the Registry of Births, Deaths and...
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Fatality Free Friday 2017

  Today I signed the Australian Road Safety Foundation’s Fatality Free Friday Pledge to stay safe on our roads. Let’s keep today, and every day, fatality free. 
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