Hi, I'm Gideon, your Kingborough Councillor. I believe in banning corporate political donations that are corrupting the decisions of the major parties.
I'm fighting for climate action, health, housing and a youth job guarantee. 

We should be a net-zero emissions council and I'm calling for an ambulance station for the Channel, an Aquatic Centre for the Kingborough Sports Precinct, a Street Tree Strategy, and free, frequent, safe and reliable public transport for our growing municipality.

18 july 2022:
No spray register & weed management, Van Morey Rd Margate, intention to make tree by-law (protecting trees on private property), 
cash-in-lieu of parking policy 3.19 and a 4th flag pole for the Civic Centre.

04 july 2022:
Facial recognition and biometric data capture, NAIDOC Week 2022, Recycling kiosks,
housing crisis & short-stay, street trading policy, & Alonnah Foreshore Park renamed 'Dwyer Park'

Videos from huon may 2022

Scroll down to check out my videos!

no new pokies in kingborough!
motion passed! 01/11/21

We won! Kingborough's tree by-laws to be reinstated - thank you everyone who made a submission!

my election platform in 2 minutes!
Gideon on abc mornings with leon compton


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Below are video and audio clips from my work on the Council. Some video clips have a coloured border. The colours indicate the following:

Green border: Gideon moved the motion

Yellow border: Gideon seconded the motion

Red border: Gideon highlighted this video

Full audio, minutes and agenda of Kingborough Council public meetings are available for download from: 


21 Feb 2022:
Cycling Strategy, Cat Management, Sustainability and Ethics in our Council's Purchasing Policy

21 Feb 2022:
Cycling Strategy, Cat Management, Sustainability and Ethics in our Council's Purchasing Policy

05 July 2021:
huntingfield roundabout &
Lease Transparency

07 June 2021:
MOtion for $500k unspent covid funds

15 february 2021:

Long Term financial plan

01 february 2021

18 january 2021

14 December 2020

23 November 2020

09 November 2020

26 October 2020

12 October 2020

audio only - 14 september 2020


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Gideon voted AGAINST this item: 

You can see the full votes on page 13 of the meeting minutes here:

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27 july 2020 - The Arts

13 july 2020 - pokies & Hobart City deal

22 June 2020 - covid-19 response: gideon moves Community grants

15 June 2020 - budget meeting

09 June 2020 - the playspace strategy

25 May 2020 - the "efficiency dividend" aka $380k budget cut

11 May 2020

23 march 2020

27 april 2020

10 march 2020

11 february 2020

28 January 2020

The meeting on 13 January has too many audio clips to put on this page, so please click the button below. 

Issues discussed in this meeting include:

  • Re-vote on Kingston Park Special Area Plan

  • Gideon's Green Waste Voucher System motion

  • Gideon's Cities Power Partnership motion

  • Climate action resourcing debate

  • Paid parking in Kingston

13 January 2020

09 December 2019

11 november 2019

28 october 2019

14 october 2019

23 september 2019

09 september & 26 august 2019

10 august 2020

24 august 2020 - calsca transport plan

(snug link)

14 september 2020

28 September 2020