The Kennedy Team Serving You

The Kennedy Team, in bringing real life experience to its work at Hawthorn Electorate Office, is here for you.

  • John Kennedy MP, Founding Principal of Loyola College, ex RAAF Officer and resident of Hawthorn and Deepdene since 2004. Active in education, multi-cultural communities, public transport, retirement living provisions and those issues that, in John’s words, foster the world as “fair, productive and compassionate”.
  • Hendrik Jacobs, in overall charge of Hawthorn Electorate Office operation, comes from the tertiary education sector and a variety of employment experiences. His responsibilities include communications, community and post-secondary education, local traders, mental health, public roads and works, recreational and sporting provisions.
  • Anna Gay, as Senior Electorate Officer at reception, attends to the concerns of all constituents in welcoming and encouraging callers onsite at 197 Riversdale Road and remotely via 9882 4088, post and email. As a lifelong resident she knows this area well and brings experience in public service and engagement.
  • Ariel Parker, a recent university graduate, past hospitality worker and secondary school student leader, looks after government and non-government schools and early learning centres and assists in our communications including: the emailed Fortnightly website, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.