Cr Ashleigh Vandenberg

Councillor for Coburn Ward

Cr Ashleigh Vandenberg

Ashleigh’s passion for helping others and her ambition to represent local needs saw her successfully elected in 2020.

Growing up in the City of Melton and now raising her two young children here, Ashleigh describes the local community as vibrant, inclusive and welcoming.

As a Councillor, she wants to ensure the City of Melton receives adequate funding for roads, services and community assets, and works to advocate to the state and federal governments to help deliver these outcomes for a healthy, safe and strong future.

She is the City of Melton’s first Aboriginal Councillor and has a strong community connection and heritage to the Wiradjuri people.

Ashleigh is a registered nurse and holds a Bachelor of Nursing and Bachelor of Biomedical Science, completing her studies at Victoria University. She works on a surgical ward in a Melbourne hospital and has been on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic. 

  • Coburn Ward
  • First term on Council

Get to know your Councillor


Read the transcript