Project Description

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Jasmine is the youngest and first Vietnamese-Australian Mayor of Brimbank City Council. In an interview in 2022, Jasmine reflected on her experience on a 10-week SAGSE scholarship in Germany as being influential to her personal development by –

  • building resilience by getting out of her comfort zone
  • understanding the power of language for self-expression and connection to community
  • appreciating the importance of global experience in opening the mind to new ideas


  • Mayor of Brimbank City Council committed to building a sustainable future incl. the implementation of a community battery for residents to generate and store energy, and the introduction recycling bottle vending machines across Brimbank, which Jasmine had experienced in Germany


  • Elected Mayor of Brimbank City Council
  • Business Enablement Specialist at National Broadband Network (NBN) Co


  • Elected as Deputy Mayor of Brimbank City Council
  • Elected to Brimbank City Council on a platform to represent and drive better outcomes for young people and multicultural communities and a sustainable future
  • Employed at NBN Co in 2019 to work on marketing projects incl. design and delivery of an augmented reality demonstration model to educate customers
  • Various internships and volunteer roles 2015-2020 incl. Chair, Steering Community – Dual Identity Leadership Program, Fundraising Coordinator German Australian Students’ Society


  • Completed Bachelor of Commerce & Bachelor of Economics at Monash University


  • Awarded a Monash Community Leaders Scholarship



  • Completed VCE including studying German
  • Awarded a SAGSE scholarship to German sponsored by SAGSE Alumni
  • Achieved full school colours for Environment


  • Chose to learn German at The MacRobertson Girls’ High School