Anna ChenCouncillor - Koonung Ward
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Cr Anna Chen graduated from the University of Melbourne with a Master of Laws degree. A practising lawyer and a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, she is keen to bring her legal expertise, problem-solving and governance skills to Council.

A resident of Koonung Ward for more than 17 years, Anna enjoys working with community groups and assisting new residents to settle into the community. She is also a volunteer lawyer at the local community legal centre.

Anna values equity, fairness and inclusion; she is a strong supporter of senior wellbeing, youth employment, and local economy.

Anna is committed to transparent public expenditure, sustainable urban planning and liveability, and advocating for better bus services.
She sits on a number of Council committees and represents Council on the following external bodies:

  • Eastern Transport Coalition
  • Whitehorse Manningham Regional Library Board

She is also a member of Municipal Association of Victoria's Multicultural Committee.