Councillor Steve Hurd

Councillor Steve Hurd

Cr Steve Hurd

  • [email protected]
  • Phone: 9835 7849
  • Mobile: 0417 708 182
  • Post: Private Bag 1, Camberwell VIC 3124

Cr Hurd has been living in Hawthorn East for more than 15 years and loves the diversity, environment, the level of community involvement, the history and heritage of the area.

Cr Hurd believes local government is the most important form of government when it comes to people’s day-to-day experience. He became a Councillor so he could serve the community in a very real and practical way.

Memberships and associations

  • Melbourne Football Club
  • Melbourne Cricket Club
  • Grit Media

Council committees

  • Chair of Statutory Planning Advisory Committee
  • Tuck Stand, Glenferrie Oval Steering Committee
  • Boroondara Young People's Advisory Committee
  • Library Services Advisory Committee
  • Boroondara - Swinburne University of Technology Collaborative Panel

External management committees

  • The Municipal Association of Victoria (MAV) - Substitute
  • Boroondara Cares

Hobbies and interests

Music, song writing, community radio and television, football, bike riding.

Glenferrie Ward newsletter

Read the December 2018 edition

Read the July 2018 edition

Read the April 2018 edition

History of Glenferrie Ward

In the 1840s, Peter Ferrie's property on the top of the Glenferrie Road and Toorak Road hill, became the name of the road which led to it.

The new Hawthorn municipality officially adopted the name in the early 1860s. The official name was also eventually adopted by Kew, where the road was known as Barkly, to honour the Victorian governor.

The new railway station on Glenferrie Road in the 1880s took the name permanently to that area. The station was first known as the Glenferrie Road station and like other stations, dropped the 'road' reference.

The name was then used for nearby businesses and a hotel.

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