About Natalie

 

Natalie Suleyman MP was first elected to the Victorian Parliament in 2014, as the representative for the new electorate of St Albans in Melbourne’s West and is a proud member of the Andrews Labor Government.

The district Natalie represent includes the suburbs of Ardeer, Albion, Sunshine, Sunshine North, Kealba, St Albans and Keilor Downs. St Albans is one of the most multicultural areas in Victoria, something Natalie is very proud to be part of and passionately advocate for.

Natalie was born and raised in Melbourne’s West and is the daughter of migrants. Her parents moved from Cyprus to Australia in the 1970s and she is proud to be the first person of Turkish-Cypriot decent to be elected to the Victorian Parliament.

Natalie is a board member of VicHealth, the Secretary of the Victorian Parliamentary Friendship Groups of Turkey, as well as the Co-Convenor for the Victorian Parliamentary Friends of Poland.

In 2018, Natalie was a proud recipient of the Knight’s Cross of the Order of Merit for the Republic of Poland.

Prior to entering Parliament, Natalie served as a Councillor at Brimbank City Council from 2000 to 2008, including three terms as Mayor.