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Vote 1 for Bayside in the Victorian election

Early voting is now open

Wednesday 16 November 2022

Visit the Victorian Electoral Commission website to check the voting locations in Bayside.

The Victorian Electoral Commission has published the formal list of candidates for electorates covering the Bayside municipality. 

Pledges on our advocacy priorities 

We are advocating for a range of projects, policy and service enhancements to support the Bayside community.

Our advocacy priorities are based on the aspirations of our community as articulated in the Bayside 2050 Community Vision and 2021-25 Council Plan.

Election pledges on Bayside's advocacy priorities include:

Yalukit Willam Nature Reserve and Elwood Diversion Drain Augmentation project
  • We warmly welcome federal budget funding for the nature reserve.
  • No state pledges received to date.
Funding for a Warm Water Pool
  • No state pledges received to date.
Funding for gender neutral sports pavilions
  • Brad Rowswell MP (Liberal) pledged upgrades at Trevor Barker oval
  • James Newbury MP (Liberal) pledged upgrades at Brighton Beach oval
  • Felicity Frederico (Independent) and Clark Martin (Independent) have pledged to advocate for upgrades
Level crossing removals
  • Both Victorian Labor and Liberals have pledged to remove the Highett and Wickham Roads level crossings
Suburban Rail Loop
  • Victorian Liberals have announced they will abandon project
  • Early works are underway. Funding in federal budget
A Minister for the Bay
  • Felicity Frederico (Independent) and Clarke Martin (Independent) are campaigning on Bay health and governance
  • Victorian Liberals $10 million pledge for a comprehensive erosion plan for the Bay. James Newbury MP (Liberal) is currently Shadow Minister for Bay Erosion.
Better buses
  • No pledges for Bayside bus services
Funding for BayCISS and Family Life building upgrades
  • No pledges
Local connections to the Dingley Recycled Water Scheme Pipeline
  • Planning for the pipeline is underway.
  • No pledges for local connections


Please let us know about additional commitments on our advocacy priorities if they are not included above.

Find out more details on our 2022 Victorian election priorities list above.

Other pledges for Bayside 

We also welcome a range of additional funding commitments for upgrades within the Bayside municipality including:

Victorian Liberals

  • Beaumaris, Beaumaris North, Brighton, Gardenvale and Hampton Primary Schools and Brighton Secondary College
  • Sandringham Hospital
  • Ricketts Point Marine Sanctuary
  • New Brighton police station
  • Hampton Pier

Victorian Labor

  • Hampton Primary School
  • Hampton Pier
  • Upgrade of New/Dendy/Burrows Street pedestrian railway crossing in Brighton

Please let us know about additional funding commitments for upgrades within the Bayside municipality. This is not an exclusive list of commitments by all candidates.

Statement on Cr Clarke Martin

Cr Clarke Martin has taken a leave of absence from Council to stand as a candidate in the 2022 Victorian election.

Authorised by M.Cummins, 76 Royal Avenue Sandringham Victoria 3191

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