Sue Pennicuik

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

Sue joined the Greens in 1996 due to her commitment to social justice, democracy, peace and ecological sustainability.

She was elected to state parliament in 2006, 2010 and 2014, representing the Southern Metropolitan region of Melbourne where she has lived for the past 25 years.

Sue has BAs in Arts and Phys Ed and a Masters in Environmental Science.

Before entering parliament, Sue worked in a variety of jobs including as a teacher and for the Australian Council of Trade Unions (ACTU), where she coordinated occupational health and safety (OHS) campaigns including tackling stress and bullying at work, safer working hours and banning asbestos.

Contact

Office of Sue Pennicuik

206 Bay Street, Brighton VIC 3186

(03) 9530 8399

Sue.Pennicuik@parliament.vic.gov.au

Portfolios

Justice
Attorney General
Police and Corrections,
Education
Arts
Creative  Industries
Animals
Racing

Take Action

Get involved with Sue Pennicuik's current campaigns.

Duck Shooting

During the annual Victorian duck shooting season, thousands of ‘game’ ducks are shot on our wetlands along with rare and threatened ducks.

Greyhound Racing

Tell the Victorian Racing Minister that greyhound racing is completely unacceptable.

Battery Hens

It is estimated that up to 12 million ‘battery’ hens are confined in small cages in the Australian egg producing industry.

News

Racing Amendment (Integrity and Disciplinary Structures) Bill 2018

9 August, 2018 - Ms PENNICUIK (Southern Metropolitan) — I rise this evening to speak on the Racing Amendment (Integrity and Disciplinary Structures) Bill 2018, ...

Members statement: Nuclear weapons

8 August, 2018 - Ms PENNICUIK (Southern Metropolitan): On 6 August 1945, 140 000 people were killed outright or later died after the first uranium bom...

Call for investigation into Bendigo jumps racing meet

2 August, 2018 - THE Victorian Greens have called for an investigation into last month’s Mosstrooper Steeplechase at Bendigo where 14 horses were injured, five ...

Dame Phyllis Frost Centre mothers and children program

27 July, 2018 - Ms PENNICUIK (Southern Metropolitan) — My question is for the Minister for Corrections, and it is with regard to the November 2017 Ombudsma...

Adjournment: Jumps racing

27 July, 2018 - Ms PENNICUIK (Southern Metropolitan) — My adjournment matter this evening is for the Minister for Racing. On Wednesday by way of a members state...

Justice Legislation Amendment (Terrorism) Bill 2018

26 July, 2018 - Ms PENNICUIK (Southern Metropolitan) — Thank you, Acting President Gepp, and I congratulate you on your ascension to the role of Acting Presiden...

Corrections Amendment (Parole) Bill 2018

26 July, 2018 - Ms PENNICUIK (Southern Metropolitan) — I rise to speak on the Corrections Amendment (Parole) Bill 2018. The bill that we have before us tod...

Firearms Amendment (Silencers) Bill 2018

25 July, 2018 - Ms PENNICUIK (Southern Metropolitan)  — I rise to make a contribution on the private members Firearms Amendment (Silencers) Bill 2018 intro...

Members statement: Jumps racing

25 July, 2018 - Ms PENNICUIK (Southern Metropolitan)  — Jumps racing has delivered another horrific scenario, at the Mosstrooper steeplechase race day in B...