Brunswick #vicvotes candidates sign on to #climateemergency #Brunswickvotes

October 30, 2018 at 4:22 pm 3 comments

The 2018 State election date is November 24, and candidate nominations close on 9 November. With Jane Garrett retiring as the Labor MP for Brunswick, candidates are lining up to contest the seat. We are asking all candidates to sign the Climate Emergency Declaration.

Those who have now signed include: Tim Read (the Greens), Christopher Miles (Animal Justice Party), Cindy O’Connor (ALP), Christopher Anderson (Independent – Save the Planet), Catherine Deveny (Reason Party), George Georgiou (Independent). Note: candidate photos below are displayed in a random generated order. Click on a photo for an enlarged image.

More to come…


Confirmed candidates in the ballot order. No sitting MP standing for re-election.


The Brunswick Residents Network organised a forum which heard from four candidates. The full forum was livestreamed on Facebook.
Watch a short excerpt (3 mins 50 secs) below of one of the questions with a climate change and forests focus:

Outside the venue Newlands Friends of the Forests Action Group (Facebook Group) had a projection:



  • Sat 17 November – (Brunswick) 2:30 PM – 4 PM at Alisha’s Café Collective, 313 Lygon St, Brunswick East, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia 3057 – Facebook event
  • Wed 21 November – (Brunswick) 7pm-9pm Brunswick Town Hall – The Future of Victoria’s Forests – Registration

Future of Victorian Forests Forum


Action for Health has assessed three candidates for Brunswick for their health policies around transport, housing, and Food and alcohol. Cindy O’Connor, Tim Read and Catherine Deveny were ranked out of 5 on each of these categories based on personal statements and party policies.

Read our policy areas of interest:

Climate survey of Candidates

We sent out a climate survey to all Brunswick candidates.

Cycling issues in Moreland Survey

We need to move to more sustainable transport modes like walking, cycling and public transport to reduce transport emissions. Moreland Bicycle User Group (Moreland BUG) has surveyed all candidates on cycling issues. Read the candidate responses:

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