Candidate Forums for Brunswick and Pascoe Vale #Vicvotes2022

October 20, 2022 at 1:05 am Leave a comment

The Victorian State election is on Saturday 26 November. The electoral roll closes 8pm Tuesday 8 November. Nominations for independent candidates close 12 noon 11 November. Early voting opens Monday 14 November. Refer: VEC website.

Brunswick Electorate Candidates Forum

Organised by Brunswick Resident Network on Thursday 20 October

This coming Thursday, 20 October, Brunswick Residents Network are holding a  pre-election forum, at the Uniting Church in Brunswick. Come along to meet, greet and quiz the candidates. 

Candidates for Brunswick are invited to speak on key areas like planning, infrastructure and traffic/transport. 

The meeting will also livestream from the BRN FB page but come in person if possible, join the debate, and meet candidates in person.

Candidates attending: 

  • Tim Read MLA (Greens, sitting member)
  • Mike Williams (ALP)
  • Nahui Jiminez (Victorian Socialists)
  • Rachel Lamarche, (Animal Justice Party)
  • Shea Evans (Reason Party) 

Apology: George Georgiou

Chaired by Dan Ziffer. 

Upper House candidates (Northern Metro) have been invited to meet and chat from 6.30

The actual forum starts at 7.00pm and will include a brief introduction from each speaker, questions from the chair, and from the audience. 

These face-to-face forums provide an opportunity to meet and hear directly from candidates and assess their policies, and areas of interest, enthusiasm and expertise.

Thanks to Brunswick Uniting Church for the venue

WHAT: BRN Brunswick election forum

WHEN: Thursday 20 October, 6.30pm: forum 7.00 – 8.30pm
WHERE: Brunswick Uniting Church, 214 Sydney Road
FACEBOOK EVENT: Invite and share at

Pascoe Vale Electorate Candidates Forums

1. Online Transport Forum

As the MTF forum on Transport was very focussed on the Brunswick District, Bicycle Users Group members have organised a forum for Pascoe Vale candidates.

The forum will be on walking, cycling and public transport and will be held on Zoom on Wednesday October 26th at 7pm, with the aim of making it accessible as possible to as many people as possible. You can  submit questions ahead of time for candidates. 

All the details plus registration are here:

The Pascoe Vale district now includes the suburbs of Coburg, Coburg North, Pascoe Vale, Pascoe Vale South and some of north West Brunswick. Not sure where you fit? You can check here:

Facebook event:

2. Pascoe Vale District Climate and Sustainability Candidates Forum

Organised by Climate Action Merribek, Neighbours United for Climate Action, Coburg Uniting Church.

When: Wednesday 9 November. 6.30pm for 7pm start

Where: Coburg Court House, 1a Main Street, Coburg (short walk from Coburg Station)

Candidates invited:

  • Anthony Cianflone (ALP)
  • Madaleine Hah (Victorian Socialists)
  • Angelica Panopoulos (The Greens)
  • Sue Bolton (Socialist Alliance)
  • Tom Wright (Liberal)
  • Margee Glover (Reason Party)
  • Elizabeth Adams (Animal Justice Party)

Register to attend in person: (There is a capacity limit for attending)

Facebook Event:

Pascoe Vale District Climate and Sustainability Forum for Vicvotes 2022

Merri-bek Transport Forum

This was held at the Brunswick Town Hall on 4 October 2022. See our report on this Transport forum.

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