John Kennedy MP

“As your local Member in Hawthorn I am humbled by the trust you have placed in me. It is my honour to represent our strong and diverse, multicultural community.”


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Community Survey

As the Member for Hawthorn, I care first and foremost about your views and experiences living in the local area. If you live within the Hawthorn electorate, which also takes in some of Glen Iris, Camberwell and Canterbury, you can have your say here.

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Seniors Info

Hawthorn Seniors are lucky to be well-placed amongst a community that stays vibrant. Click through for information about Seniors’ Cards, transport, safety, healthcare and useful numbers, as well as community groups to join or be supported by.

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Small Business

Small Business in Hawthorn is plentiful and bright, keeping our electorate unique and a desirable location for visitors across the state. I regularly post resources for small business owners here, including current grant programs and opportunities.

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As one of the biggest school electorates in the Education State, my past as a high school Principal is never quite behind me, and happily so! The students of Hawthorn are intelligent, promising and have been so resilient in recent times. You can see what the Andrews Government is doing for schools in the Hawthorn electorate here.

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Local sport keeps our community, especially young people, connected. I regularly post resources for sporting clubs here, including current grant programs and opportunities.

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$32M Schools in Hawthorn.
$45K Sporting Clubs in Hawthorn.
$15B Level Crossing Removals
$5B Big Housing Build.
$80B Public Transport
$5B+ Mental Health
$2B+ Climate Change
$1B+ Early Childhood