Bruce Poon candidate for Melbourne City Council by-election for the office of Lord Mayor


Bruce lives and works in the CBD of Melbourne. His background is in Information Technology but he is currently working full time as President of the Animal Justice Party.

He has been vegetarian or vegan for 30 years and involved in animal activism for most of that time, including research, rescue, filming and other aspects of animal protection work. Frustrated with his inability to win change on the big issues affecting animals, he now works on winning power for animals in politics.

He shares the party’s vision of a world where non-human animals are treated with compassion and respect. He has worked closely on a number of the party’s successful campaigns and will use his position of Lord Mayor to make positive changes to both human and animal residents living within the Melbourne City Council.

You can contact Bruce by emailing him at

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