Ellen Sandell
MP for Melbourne

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As your local MP, I’m fighting for our community. Please tell me what matters to you most, so I can be your voice in State Parliament.

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Ellen Sandell
MP for Melbourne

What matters to you

As our local MP, I’m fighting for our community. Please tell me what matters to you most, so I can be your voice in state Parliament.

Name(Required)
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Don’t see your issues here? Tell me what else matters to you.

Hi, I’m Ellen. I'm a Kensington local, mum of three, and your voice for Melbourne in the Victorian State Parliament.

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With my background in science, and now as a mum of three young children, taking action on climate change is what drives me.

Before I was elected as the state MP for Melbourne, I trained as a scientist and was the CEO of a national climate change non-profit organisation.

Now I’m fighting for action on climate change, more affordable housing, and a fairer society in the Victorian Parliament.

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15 Aug 2023

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Woolworths is taking more than double the profit of major supermarkets in the US and UK.

The Labor Vic Government must act to stop supermarkets ripping people off.

#Supermarkets #Coles #Woolworths #Groceries #Greens #AusPol #CostOfLiving #CostOfLivingCrisis
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Coal and gas companies won`t like this 🤠

#ClimateChange #ClimateAction #ClimateEmergency #ClimateCrisis #NetZero #CarbonEmissions #AusPol #Greens
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$10 for Vegemite?!?

Link in my bio to stop supermarket price-gouging.

#Coles #Woolworths #Groceries #CostOfLiving #CostOfLivingCrisis
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Labor, stop arming Israel. #CeasefireNow #FreePalestine @thesitintifada 🇵🇸 ...

Great news from NSW last night. Now Victoria needs to do the same!

#ClimateAction #ClimateEmergency #ClimateCrisis #ClimateChange #SeismicBlasting #GasDrilling #Oceans #Victoria #AusPol #12Apostles #Greens
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What weird thing do they do at your work? Mine`s reciting the Lord`s Prayer every morning. ...

Pill testing saves lives! Email the Premier and tell her we need pill testing now. Link in my bio. ...

I took my 4 year old to see ‘Connection’ at @thelumemelbourne today.

It was an incredible experience to be immersed in First Nations art, storytelling and music. He was mesmerised.

I felt transported across Country in a profound way.

We are so lucky to live in this country, which has such a rich history and culture, and what a generous offering for First Nations people to share this culture with us, even when their hand of reconciliation is so often refused.

I was devastated when the majority of Australians voted against the Voice referendum last year. I still am. But being immersed in First Nations culture again today reminded me how resilient and strong these cultures are, and how fortunate we are to learn from them.

What a gift.

Tomorrow is Connection’s last day at the Lume. If you’re looking for some inspiration and hope, get down to see it before the exhibition closes.
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A spineless and sadly unsurprising decisions from the Labor Gov`t today to continue to allow native ducks to be shot. 😢

#BanDuckShooting
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Today is not a date to celebrate. It’s a day to support First Nations people in their fight and call for justice. ...

Is there anything better than a refreshing swim in the ocean?

Unfortunately, this simple pleasure is under threat as Victoria’s beaches and coastline are at risk from rising sea levels due to climate change.

A new report shows just how many towns and suburbs along our coast will be inundated, disappear or be severely impacted due to Government inaction on climate change.

Everywhere from Docklands to Point Lonsdale, bayside to our western suburbs, will be affected.

The Victorian Labor Government has kept this report secret for a while, but it’s been released under FOI laws, and now the Government needs to urgently respond with comprehensive policies to protect people and communities (and do more to stop burning the fossil fuels, like coal and gas, that are causing this crisis).
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Today is the day that native forest logging across most of Victoria officially ends!

This is a HUGE moment in history and I want to thank everyone who has been a part of making it happen.

If you know someone who has fought to protect native forests, please tag them below 😊💚

#EndNativeForestLogging #Forests #Victoria #Win
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Love my little helpers, assisting me with baking my nanna’s Christmas cake recipe. Luca was keen to get in on the action a little early this year.

This year I’m thinking a lot about all the children who won’t be having a peaceful Christmas Eve. And all the Palestinian children in particular who won’t even be here to see the end of the year. It is heartbreaking, but we must turn this heartbreak into action.

Please keep showing up, attending rallies, demanding a permanent ceasefire, and calling for peace on earth.
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Merry Christmas all.
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✅️ Native forest logging ended
✅️ More homes on the market for renters
✅️ An inquiry into the rental crisis
✅️ Labor’s plan for new coal exposed

2023 was pretty epic.

Of course, it wasn’t all wins. The result of the Voice referendum was a huge blow. We’ll continue the fight for justice alongside First Nations communities in 2024.

THANK YOU for everything you’ve done to support our movement this year. 💚

We are powerful when we work together, and I can’t wait to see what we achieve in 2024 ✊️

#2023
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