YOUR REPRESENTATIVES | Australian Greens

YOUR REPRESENTATIVES

Learn more about your representatives below.

Michael Berkman - Greens candidate for Maiwar

Michael Berkman

MP for Maiwar

Michael is the Member for Maiwar in the Queensland State Parliament and is passionate about ensuring a positive outcome for the community on important issues like housing affordability, public transport, and appropriate property development.


Sarah Hanson-Young

Sarah Hanson-Young

Senator for South Australia

With a background in activism and campaigning, Sarah Hanson-Young has brought a strong human rights focus to her years in Federal Parliament.


Richard Di Natale in Flagstaff Gardens

Richard Di Natale

Senator for Victoria

Australian Greens leader Dr Richard Di Natale was elected to the federal parliament in 2010 and is the Greens' first Victorian Senator. 


Nina Springle

Deputy Leader of the Victorian Greens, MLC for South Eastern Metropolitan

I am a strong voice for local communities. I have over a decade of experience in social justice, women’s rights, public health issues and community development.


Janet Rice

Senator for Victoria

Janet Rice has been a passionate environmentalist and activist for more than thirty years. She took her seat as a Greens Senator for Victoria in 2014.


Tammy Franks MLC

Tammy Franks MLC

Member of the South Australian Legislative Council


Andrew Bartlett

Senator for Queensland

Andrew is our voice for Queensland in the Senate and is committed to building a future for all of us.


Dr Mehreen Faruqi

MLC for NSW

I am a proud NSW Greens MP and believe our community deserves representatives who advocate open, transparent and participatory democracy, and who have community say in decision-making at the heart of their policy and practice.


Andrea Dawkins

Andrea Dawkins

MP for Bass

I was born and grew up in Launceston and returned to raise my two small girls in an environment that I know and love.


Samantha Ratnam

Leader of the Victorian Greens, MLC for Northern Metropolitan

I’m a Brunswick local and I love working closely with my community.


Mark Parnell Jan 2018

Mark Parnell MLC

Member of the South Australian Legislative Council

Mark's vision is for all South Australians to enjoy secure and meaningful work in a supportive community with a great quality of life in a clean and healthy environment.


Rosalie Woodruff

Rosalie Woodruff

MP for Franklin

Tasmania is special in the world. I represent the people of Franklin who love the beauty of our bush and coast, and the warmth and strength of our communities.


Cassy O'Connor

Cassy O'Connor

MP for Denison

Since being elected in 2008, I've been a passionate voice for people with disabilities, refugees, children and marginalized Tasmanians..


Anna Reynolds

Anna Reynolds

Alderman, Hobart City Council

It’s the prospect to create - and protect – progressive change that motivates me to run for election. We will only solve the big challenges ahead of us if we have strong, democratically elected, Green thinking representatives in parliaments all over the world.


Peter Whish-Wilson

Peter Whish-Wilson

Senator for Tasmania

Peter Whish-Wilson made the transition from being a community leader in the campaign to stop the Tamar Valley pulp mill to Greens Senator for Tasmania in 2012 when he replaced Bob Brown in the Senate. He was reelected at the 2013 election.


Adam Bandt

Adam Bandt

MP for Melbourne

Adam Bandt is the Federal Member for Melbourne


Colleen Hartland

MP for Western Suburbs

I am a strong advocate for clean, healthy and liveable Western Suburbs, a place I have called home for 30 years. My portfolios include health, emergency services, ageing, disability, gaming, mental health and veterans.


Bill Harvey

Alderman, Hobart City Council

Bill Harvey is an Alderman on Hobart City Council, first elected in 2007.


Michael Schilling Greens candidate for Cardinia Central Ward

Michael Schilling

Councillor for Cardinia Shire, Central Ward

Michael is a passionate local who cares about the community he lives in. As an Emergency Nurse specialising in Paediatrics and having worked within the Cardinia Shire Council providing support to young people with a disability, Michael has a solid understanding of the support needs of families.


James Searle

James Searle

Councillor for Yarra, Melba Ward

I'm a Richmond local and I love living in such a diverse and vibrant community. I care about making the City of Yarra as fair and inclusive as it can be and stand for open and transparent local government.


Ellen Sandell

MLA for Melbourne

I'm a leading campaigner on climate change. I love Melbourne and its commitment to diversity and fairness. As a Kensington local I want to keep Melbourne liveable and protect our way of life. 


Lidia Thorpe

MLA for Northcote

Lidia Thorpe is a Gunnai-Gunditjmara woman, living on Wurundjeri Country in South Preston in Melbourne’s north.


Richard Atkinson

Richard Atkinson

Candidate for Franklin - 2, Kingborough Councillor

Richard was elected to the Kingborough Council in October 2014. He is working to promote sound financial management, environmental protection, climate-change response, integrated transport, social inclusion and community development.


Jenny O'Connor Greens candidate for Indi

Jenny O'Connor

Councillor for Indigo Shire

Jenny works as a health professional in the primary health sector. A sixth generation Northeast Victorian and former small business owner, Jenny is well placed to comment on policy areas that impact on the well-being of rural people.


Amanda Stone

Councillor for Yarra, Langridge Ward

I'm an Abbotsford local and I love living in such a diverse and vibrant community. I care about making Yarra as fair and inclusive as it can be and stand for open and transparent local government.


Philip Cocker

Alderman, Hobart City Council

Philip Cocker is a Hobart City Council Alderman who Chairs the Council’s Finance, Audit and Superannuation Committees. He has run small businesses and worked in Law Enforcement.  


Bronwen Machin

Councillor for Mount Alexander, Castlemaine Ward

I've lived locally for more than a decade and have served on Castlemaine Council on two separate occasions. I care about our community and will continue working with locals for better environmental and socially just outcomes.


Jonathon Marsden

Councillor for Hobsons Bay, Strand Ward

I’m a Williamstown local and I believe in transparent and accountable local government. I care about improving the provision of public services and will stand to ensure that Hobsons Bay is as peaceful and dynamic as it can be.


Senator Lee Rhiannon

Lee Rhiannon

Senator for NSW

Lee is a Senator for NSW, and has been a passionate activist for environment and social justice movements over four decades. Her portfolios include housing, democracy, industry, animal welfare and gun control.


Sam Hibbins

MLA for Prahran

I love living in Prahran and I have a vision for a greener and more liveable community. I support public transport that works for you, more open space to enjoy and equality for all.


Kay McFarlane

Alderman, Clarence City Council

Kay has been a Greens Alderman on Clarence City Council for nine years and has always promoted a ‘common sense’ approach to decision making that is inclusive and effective.


Dale Martin

Councillor for Moreland, North-West Ward

I'm a local, passionate about our progressive and culturally diverse community. I care about promoting sustainable development and new clean energy initiatives to keep Moreland liveable.


Peter Castaldo

Peter Castaldo

Councillor for Banyule, Griffin Ward

As a Banyule local, I stand for a clean and healthy environment and improved investment in essential public infrastructure.


Matthew Kirwan

Matthew Kirwan

Councillor for Greater Dandenong, Redgum Ward

I'm passionate about improving community development initiatives, increasing civic participation, retaining our regions unique liveability by increasing open spaces, and preserving local history.


Kim Le Cerf

Kim Le Cerf

Councillor for Darebin, Rucker Ward

I’m a Thornbury local and enjoy being able to raise my young family in this vibrant and caring community. I stand to protect the liveability of Darebin and fight for much needed reforms to our planning system.


Jennifer Alden

Jennifer Alden

Councillor for Greater Bendigo, Lockwood Ward

As your elected representative I am your community voice. Having lived in Lockwood ward for over 20 years I am keen to listen to local communities, support local initiatives and speak up for those who have been forgotten.


Jordon Steele-John

Senator for WA

Senator Jordon Steele-John is a Senator of WA and is a member of the Australian Greens parliamentary team. 


Jenny Leong

MP For Newtown

Jenny Leong is the Greens MP for the seat of Newtown. Jenny has lived, studied and worked in the suburbs that make up the electorate of Newtown for close to twenty years. *The electorate of Newtown includes the suburbs of Redfern, Surry Hills, Camperdown, Enmore, Petersham, Darlington, Stanmore, Chippendale, Lewisham, Erskineville and Newtown.


Helen Burnet

Helen Burnet

Candidate for Denison - 2, Alderman for City of Hobart

I want to listen to your concerns and ensure the best decisions are made for Denison.


Steph Amir

Councillor for Darebin, Cazaly Ward

I'm a Preston local with my partner and young daughter, proud of my multicultural heritage. I care about making Darebin as fair and inclusive as it can be and I stand for open and transparent local government.


Mike McEvoy

Councillor for Yarra City, Nicholls Ward

I’m a Fitzroy North local, committed to helping facilitate community action to address climate change. I care about creating open and fair leadership and stand for creating a more inclusive government in Nicholls Ward.


Tamara Smith

MP for Ballina

Our community deserves a progressive voice that will represent our interests in the NSW Parliament. While the Liberal, National and Labor Parties are embroiled in ICAC corruption scandals, our farmlands are being turned into gas fields and our marine parks are under attack. It’s time for us to clean up NSW politics and elect our first Greens MP for Ballina


Councillor Duncan Dey

Duncan Dey

Councillor for Byron Shire

I am committed to The Greens’ fundamental objectives of promoting social, economic and political change in accordance with our four wonderful principles.  On Council, I represent people who share those objectives.


Natalie Abboud

Councillor for Moreland, North-East Ward

I’m a Coburg North local, living with my husband and young kids in the northern suburbs, where I was born and raised. I enjoy the livability of our community and will stand for prosperous small business - the backbone of our economy.


Clare Davey

Councillor for Glen Eira, Rosstown Ward

A Glen Huntly local, I am passionate about local issues and ensuring that the communities of Glen Eira flourish. I will stand for people, the environment and for decisions that have a positive impact on the lives of Glen Eira residents.


Jamie Parker

MP for Balmain

I am the NSW Greens member for Balmain in the NSW parliament. I have assisted thousands of local residents with a wide range of issues. I am focused on cleaning up politics, a more liveable community and a caring society.


Shane Rattenbury, ACT MP

Shane Rattenbury

Member of the Legislative Assembly, ACT

Shane is passionate about Canberra being a sustainable and fair city, with a great public transport system, low carbon emissions and resilience against the climate impacts ahead. 


Councillor for the City of Canterbury, NSW

Linda Eisler

Councillor for the City of Canterbury, NSW

Linda became the first Greens councillor on Canterbury Council in October 2008. She is the Chair of the Environment and Sustainability Committee (which she established), the GreenWay, the Disability Committee, and the Floodplains Management Committee.

She is also on the Arts, Multicultural, Traffic, Southern Sydney Region of Councils (SSROC), Aquatic and Interfaith Committees, and on the Aboriginal Advisory Group.


Josh Fergeus

Councillor for Monash, Oakleigh Ward

I’m a Mount Waverley local, born and raised, and I love the diversity and vibrancy of my community. I care about making Monash as fair and inclusive as it can be and stand for open and transparent local government.


Stephen Hart

Councillor for Colac Otway Shire

A Lavers Hill local, I am committed to to helping the disadvantaged and refugees in our community. I will stand to continue improving Council's sustainability, both in terms of the environment and financially.


David Shoebridge

MLC for NSW

David is a Greens MP in the NSW Parliament, serving in the State’s Upper House since September 2010.


Councillor Michelle Tormey

Michelle Tormey

Councillor for Penrith

Michelle Tormey is the first Greens Councillor to be elected to Penrith City Council and is in her first term on Council.

She was born and raised in the Nepean and has resided in the area with her family her entire life. She is now raising a family in the area.


Tim Baxter

Councillor for Port Phillip, Canal Ward

I'm a Balaclava local with a young family, dedicated to planning ahead for our community’s future. I care about promoting sustainable development, equal marriage, welcoming refugees and strong action on climate change.


Jonathan Sri, Councillor for the Gabba

Jonathan Sri

Councillor for the Gabba

Jonathan is the Greens Councillor for the Gabba Ward. He is the first Greens representative in the Brisbane City CouncilFind out more »


Jeremy Buckingham MLC

Jeremy Buckingham

MLC for NSW

Jeremy Buckingham was elected as an MP in 2011. He is the Greens spokesperson on coal seam gas, mining, agriculture, regional development, Murray Darling, primary industries and sport.


Councillor Pauline Tyrrell

Pauline Tyrrell

Councillor for Canada Bay City

Pauline Tyrrell has been the one Greens Councillor on Canada Bay Council since 2008 (also 2000-2004). She has been Deputy Mayor since 2012 (and 2002–4). Pauline has worked for Council to adopt environmental and social support initiatives, is always helping residents, and is active in many local groups.


Katherine Copsey

Councillor for Port Phillip, Lake Ward

I’m a local and I’m passionate about community engagement, a safe environment and a thriving local economy.


Tammy Milne

Tammy Milne

Alderman, Devonport City Council

As an Alderman on Devonport City Council, Tammy is working to bring about sustainable change for a brighter, more vibrant future for the Devonport community.


Tim Clifford

MLC for East Metropolitan

Tim Clifford is The Greens (WA) MLC for the East Metropolitan region of WA.


Belinda Coates

Councillor for Ballarat, Central Ward

I have served on the City of Ballarat Council since 2012. I care about creating a more environmentally sustainable and socially inclusive Ballarat.


Simon Crawford

Councillor for Maribyrnong, Yarraville Ward

Having lived in Maribyrnong City for six years, I love raising my family in such a beautiful community. I care about making Maribyrnong as fair and inclusive as it can be and will continue to stand for open and transparent local government.


Robin Knox

Robin Knox

Robin Knox is the Greens Alderman for the Chan Ward in Darwin. Robin has a vision for a liveable, sustainable community that supports everyone. 


Diane Evers

MLC for South West

Diane Evers is The Greens (WA) MLC for the South West region of WA.


Hillary Morris Gosford Greens Councillor

Hillary Morris

Councillor, Gosford City Council

Hillary Morris was elected to Gosford City Council in September 2012. She has been a member of the Greens for over eight years.  During this time she also stood for the seat of Peats (now Gosford) in the 2007 State Election, has been the past publicity officer and has been involved in every election campaign since 2000.


Ogy Simic

Councillor for Port Phillip, Gateway Ward

I’m a Port Phillip local and am proud to be part of this vibrant and caring community. I’m passionate about making Port Phillip fair and inclusive for everyone and I will stand up for open and transparent local government.


Sarah Mansfield

Sarah Mansfield

Councillor for Greater Geelong City Council, Brownbill Ward

Hello, I'm Sarah Mansfield.


Robin Chapple

MLC for the Mining and Pastoral Region

Robin Chapple is The Greens (WA) MLC for the Mining and Pastoral Region region of WA.


Alison Xamon

MLC for North Metropolitan

Alison Xamon is The Greens (WA) MLC for the North Metropolitan region of WA.


Rohan Leppart

Rohan Leppert

Councillor for City of Melbourne

I have loved representing and working with City of Melbourne communities since my election to Council in 2012. My work on Council focuses on building the strength of our communities, and their access to democratic decision-making processes during this time of unprecedented growth. I am keen to ensure that Council's decisions are always grounded in social justice and environmental sustainability.


Cathy Oke

Cathy Oke

Councillor for the City of Melbourne

I'm a Kensington local and I love living in such a diverse and vibrant community. I care about making Melbourne as fair and inclusive as it can be and stand for open and transparent local government.


Rachel Siewert

Rachel Siewert

Senator for WA

Senator Rachel Siewert is a Senator of WA and is a member of the Australian Greens parliamentary team.

 


Justin Field

MLC for NSW

Justin Field joined the NSW Legislative Council in August 2016. He is the Greens NSW spokesperson for Fair Trading, Finance, Marine Environments, Small Business, Trade, Treasury and Sport.


Emma Williams

Candidate for Bass - 3, Alderman for Launceston City Council

Emma is an alderman with the City of Launceston. She brings to this role a background in natural resource management (NRM) and environmental assessment, and experience in community development.


Trent McCarthy

Councillor for Darebin, Rucker Ward

I love being part of such a vibrant, diverse and progressive community. I want to make Darebin as inclusive and sustainable as it can be and will continue to stand up for open and transparent local government.


Nick McKim

Senator for Tasmania

Nick is a staunch and proud Tasmanian, and an unapologetic defender of the things that make his home state different from the rest of the world.


Sue Pennicuik

MLC for Southern Metropolitan

Sue is the Victorian Greens spokesperson on Arts, Education, Justice, Corrections, Police, Racing, Tourism, and Animal Welfare. She is a passionate advocate for justice and equality and greater investment in public education and the arts.


Dawn Walker

MLC for NSW

Dawn Walker has 15 years experience as a policy advisor in small business to Government and prior to that she managed Commonwealth funded employment and training programs, specialising in trades training.


Susanne Newton

Councillor for Darebin, La Trobe Ward

As a former Darebin librarian, I know and love our community. I'm committed to a Council where the community is heard and represented; development is for people, not developers; and make Darebin livable and sustainable for all residents now and into the future


Samantha Dunn

MLC for Eastern Metropolitan

I care about you and your family. I am a strong voice for you in Parliament, representing our shared vision to improve the East's liveability and standing up for forests, public transport, cycling and road safety.


Caroline Le Couteur in a red jacket smiling at the camera with trees in background

Caroline Le Couteur

Member of the Legislative Assembly, ACT

Caroline is a proud Canberran, campaigner for corporate responsibility and the environment, and gardener.


Misha Coleman

Misha Coleman

Councillor for Yarra, Nicholls Ward

I'm a Yarra local, and the Executive Director of Global Health Alliance Melbourne. In November 2017, I was elected as your inaugural Deputy Mayor for Yarra City Council.


Mark Riley

Councillor for Moreland, South Ward

I'm a Brunswick local and I love being active and collaborating with people here in Moreland. I care about listening to constituents concerns and suggestions to create positive outcomes for the local community and the whole of Moreland.