Councillor Profile - Cr Margaret Giudice

Cr Margaret Giudice

“The fact that over 158 different languages are spoken here and that we live harmoniously within such cultural diversity, is an example to the world. We have such a committed and strong council to lead the community.”

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Committees

  • Level Crossing Removal Project Stakeholder Liaison Group
  • Audit and Risk Management Committee

What is your connection to Brimbank?

I was a Councillor of Brimbank for close to 10 years, achieving a great many things for my community including the Sydenham Library. All of this experience and more has given me a great understanding of community needs.

I was born in Brimbank and have raised my family here. I have served on many committees throughout the years, such as the Keilor Police Consultative Committee, Roadsafe North West and I am currently the President of Club Italia.

What do you think is the greatest strength of the Brimbank Community?

The fact that over 158 different languages are spoken here and that we live harmoniously within such cultural diversity, is an example to the world. We have such a committed and strong council to lead the community.

What are your greatest concerns for Brimbank?

Concerns are; the current emphasis on safety, planning, social justice, new and emerging communities having a voice and understanding how we can help everyone to assimilate as well as making sure that our Council Plan and Budget reflect community needs and concerns closely.

What made you decide to run for Council?

I am a determined person who always enjoyed talking to people and finding a way to help them. Many residents have recognised this over the years and so I considered standing up and representing those needs in a more formal way.

What do you hope to achieve in your term as a Brimbank City Councillor?

The strategies and plans we will put in place will pave the way for future generations to enjoy living and working in Brimbank, as much as I do.

What is your favourite thing to do in Brimbank?

I enjoy the many parks, walking paths, shopping centres and chatting to residents.