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Adam's work with the Melbourne community

Melbourne is a fantastic place to live and is home to strong, vibrant communities.

A local for more than 17 years, Adam is working to support community groups and local initiatives that strengthen the links between people, places and cultures in Melbourne.

As your Greens member of parliament, Adam is an active resident - he’s connected with many local groups, including schools, community centres, environment groups, residents’ associations and sporting clubs.

Stay in touch with Adam by signing up to his email list here.

Find out more about the federal electorate of Melbourne here on the Australian Electoral Commission's website, including a downloadable map of the division.

Adam can help you

As your local representative, Adam's job is to help you with any issues and problems that you may have. Adam can help you - find out more about constituent assistance as well as local grants and awards here.


Melbourne voters had a huge impact on the national agenda by voting Green in 2010 and again in 2013. Adam has been our strong independent voice in the middle of Federal Parliament fighting for what matters, including:

  • Securing $20m to restore and develop our local heritage in the Royal Exhibition Building.
  • Helping families with free dental care – 3.4 million children from low and middle income families can now access Medicare-funded dental care, and $500m has been invested in reducing waiting lists and training health workers, as a result of the Greens-Labor Agreement in the last Parliament
  • Establishing the Melbourne Employment Forum to enhance migrant employment opportunities.
  • Giving single parents on Newstart greater working rights and building momentum for a $50 per week increase for jobseekers and youth allowance recipients.
  • Increasing protection for fire fighters who contract cancer in the line of duty.
  • Progressing plans to construct High Speed Rail from Melbourne to Brisbane.




Supporting Public Housing Communities

On Saturday July 4 the Victorian Labor government announced that nine public housing towers in North Melbourne and Flemington would be placed under a “hard lockdown” preventing residents from leaving their home for at least five days.  The Greens have supported and will continue to support governments taking a ‘health-first’...


Adam Bandt elected as Greens leader, kicks off fight for a Green New Deal

Adam Bandt MP, Member for Melbourne, has been elected as the Australian Greens Parliamentary Leader. Adam used his first media conference as leader to call for a government-led Green New Deal to tackle the climate emergency and the jobs and inequality crises. Adam also made a strong pitch to young...


Bandt push for free childcare as next step in Green New Deal plan

Australian Greens Leader Adam Bandt has outlined his vision for universal childcare as part of the Green New Deal recently unveiled after the change in leadership. Mr Bandt said his goal is for universally accessible and free childcare and detailed a policy that would be the first big steps to...

Scott Morrison caught cheating on climate: Bandt

Greens spokesperson for the climate crisis, Adam Bandt MP, has labelled Scott Morrison and his government a pack of climate cheats and said he has been caught out. The government’s climate cheating strategy is in tatters because: Currently, the Paris Agreement rules do not allow for dodgy carryover credits and current...