Who can you Contact for Help?

Federal Government Issues

As your local representative in the Australian Parliament, I am available to to help with information and advice about anything involving Federal Government. Federal Government issues include, but aren't limited to:

  • Centrelink payments (including Newstart or Pensions)
  • Problem with the NBN
  • Immigration issues
  • Australian Tax Office (ATO) problems
  • Medicare
  • Australian Election Commission (AEC)

If you need information or advice with any federal issues then please get in contact with me by calling 03 9545 6211 or emailing [email protected]


State Government and City Council Issues

If you have an issue that isn't to do with Federal Government then it's likely that your local state MP or city council can provide you with the information and advice you're looking for. Below are some of the issues that they handle:

State Government Issues: City Council Issues:
  • Housing
  • Public Transport
  • Major Roads
  • VCAT issues
  • Hospitals
  • Local Schools
  • Traffic Offences
  • Utilities
  • Victorian Electoral Commission (VEC)
  • Parking Fines
  • Streets
  • Rubbish collection
  • Planning
  • Council rates


There are 6 State Parliament MPs and 4 City Councils that cover different areas of Hotham. Here's how to get in contact with them:

State MPs


Hong Lim MP
Party: The Australian Labor Party
Electorate:  Clarinda (Click here for a map)
Address: Level 1,1312 Centre Road, Clayton South VIC 3169
Phone: (03) 9543 6081
Email:  [email protected]


Martin Pakula MP
Party: The Australian Labor Party
Electorate: Keysborough (Click here for a map)
Address: 3/387-389 Springvale Rd, Springvale VIC 3171
Phone: (03) 9547 6262
Email: [email protected] 

Steve Dimopoulos MP
Party: The Australian Labor Party
Electorate: Oakleigh (Click here for a map)
Address: 3 Chester St, Oakleigh VIC 3166
Phone: (03) 9568 2456
Email: [email protected]

Nick Staikos MP
Party: The Australian Labor Party
Electorate: Bentleigh (Click here for a map)
Address: 723 Centre Road, Bentleigh East, VIC 3165
Phone: (03) 9579 7222
Email: [email protected]

Tim Richardson MP
Party: The Australian Labor Party
Electorate: Mordialloc (Click here for a map)
Address:  374 Nepean Highway, Chelsea, VIC 3196
Phone: (03) 9772 4544
Email: [email protected]
Murray Thompson MP
Party: Liberal Party
Electorate: Sandringham (Click here for a map)
Address: Suite 3, 56-60 Bay Road, Sandringham, VIC 3191
Phone: (03) 9598 2688
Email: [email protected]

City Councils

Glen Eira City Council
(Click here for a map)
Postal Address: PO Box 42, Caulfield South, VIC 3162
Phone: (03) 9524 3333
Email: [email protected]

City of Monash Council
(Click here for a map)
Postal Address: PO Box 1, Glen Waverley, VIC 3150
Phone: (03) 9518 3555
Email: [email protected]
City of Greater Dandenong Council
(Click here for a map)
Postal Address: PO Box 200, Dandenong, VIC 3175
Phone: (03) 8571 1000
Email: [email protected]
City of Kingston Council
(Click here for a map)
Postal Address:PO Box 1000, Mentone, VIC 3194 
Phone: 1300 653 356
Email: [email protected]