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Jenny Mikakos
Minister for Families and Children
Minister for Youth Affairs

As one of your State Members of Parliament, I am passionate about representing our local community.  My office and staff are here to help you and your family.  Please feel free to contact my office in Reservoir, or to email me.


I hope this website is interesting and useful to you, and I look forward to hearing from you. You can contact me about local issues of concern or interest by contacting me directly through this website.

Jenny Mikakos MP

Media Releases


March 30, 2017

Scientists and staff from Australia’s oldest medical research institute will have access to a brand new kindergarten and day care centre, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government.


March 30, 2017

Curious kids got the chance to get up close to penguins at a special playgroup event with Minister for Families and Children Jenny Mikakos joining 20 eager children and their parents to promote the benefits of playgroups.


Youth justice system

March 23, 2017

The government's response to the Commission for Children and Young People's inquiry report into the use of isolation, separation and lockdowns in the Victorian youth justice system, The Same Four Walls, has been tabled in this house this morning. I welcome this report, and I thank the commissioners for their important work.

Men’s sheds

March 22, 2017

The Andrews Labor government continues to support men's sheds, providing $879 000 in funding for the 2017–18 men's sheds grants program.