Clem Newton-Brown

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Clem Newton-Brown
Member of the Victorian Legislative Assembly
for Prahran
In office
27 November 2010 – 29 November 2014
Preceded by Tony Lupton
Succeeded by Sam Hibbins
Personal details
Born (1967-09-03) 3 September 1967 (age 47)
Hawthorn, Victoria
Political party Liberal Party of Australia
Profession Barrister
Website clemnewtonbrown.com

Clement Arundel "Clem" Newton-Brown (born 3 September 1967[1]), Australian politician, is the former 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. He lost the seat at the 2014 Victorian election to the Greens candidate Sam Hibbins. It was only the second Victorian Lower House seat to be won by the Greens.

References[edit]

  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
2010–2014
Succeeded by
Sam Hibbins