Clem Newton-Brown

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Clem Newton-Brown
Member of the Victorian Legislative Assembly
for Prahran
Assumed office
27 November 2010
Preceded by Tony Lupton
Personal details
Born (1967-09-03) 3 September 1967 (age 46)
Hawthorn, Victoria
Political party Liberal Party of Australia
Profession Barrister

Clement Arundel "Clem" Newton-Brown (born 3 September 1967[1]), Australian politician, is the member for Prahran in the Victorian Legislative Assembly.[2]

Newton-Brown was born in Hawthorn and is a long term resident of Prahran. He graduated with a degrees in Law and Arts from Monash University in 1991. Prior to his election, he worked as a barrister, specialising in planning law as well as running a series of small businesses—including the first Yarra River water taxi service, BBQ Boats and a café on an island under the Southgate footbridge. He was elected the youngest ever Deputy Lord Mayor of Melbourne in 1999 at 32 years of age.

Newton-Brown stood for the seat of Prahran in 2006 but was unsuccessful. At the 2010 Victorian election, he ran a high-profile campaign and defeated two-term Labor Party member, Tony Lupton.


  1. ^ "Clem Newton-Brown". Parliament of Victoria. Retrieved 5 July 2011. 
  2. ^ Morris, Mike (30 November 2010). "Libs carve up south-east". Frankston Weekly. Retrieved 5 July 2011. 
Victorian Legislative Assembly
Preceded by
Tony Lupton
Member for Prahran