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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Hawthorn Hub

The Hawthorn Electorate Office is here to support you. If you are a resident, a student, a business owner or any other member of the Hawthorn community and there is anything we can do to support you, get in touch at or 03 9882 4088. As the Member for Hawthorn, John Kennedy welcomes invitations to community events.