Sam's Story

Sam Hibbins is the State Member for Prahran & Deputy Co-Leader of the Victorian Greens.

He has lived in the Prahran electorate for over 15 years and currently lives in Prahran with his wife and two children.

Sam is passionate about social and economic justice, climate-friendly transport and our local community. He holds the portfolios of Treasury, Economic Justice and Community Services 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.

In Parliament Sam has served on Parliament’s IBAC committee, Public Accounts and Estimates and Electoral Matters Committee. 

Sam has introduced Private Members Bills to End Homelessness, protect LGBTQI+ students from discrimination and improve access to Grand Final Tickets.

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.

I love Prahran and our shared commitment to diversity and fairness. As a Prahran local, I want to keep our community liveable.

Sam is a commuter cyclist and his interests include football, cricket, Star Wars films and running.

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 him out and about on Chapel Street, getting coffee or browsing second-hand book stores.


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