Councillor Anna Chen

Cr Chen has lived in the Waldau Ward for 20 years and has been a Manningham Councillor since 2016.

Cr Chen values equity, inclusion and positivity as well as the importance of understanding local issues, listening and working together with our community. She stands for cost-effective operations, sustainable planning outcomes, reducing climate impacts and improving public transport. Cr Chen wants to see more civic participation opportunities provided for our young residents to grow and shine. Cr Chen also wants to see proactive traffic management around schools and that our parks and open spaces are protected and improved. Cr Chen believes in an inclusive, safe and sustainable community for all including seniors, youth and young families.

A practicing lawyer, Cr Chen is a volunteer solicitor at the Eastern Community Legal Centre and volunteers with Neighbourhood Watch in Manningham.