Eddie is an active member of the community and strongly advocates on behalf of City of Maribyrnong residents on a number of issues, with a particular focus on increased community safety.
He’s worked towards improving lighting by reporting when lights are out, reducing graffiti and rubbish and improving the municipality’s roads and footpaths.
Eddie contacts the Mayor and Council whenever he identifies an issue that needs attention whether it be Footscray, Braybrook or elsewhere in the municipality.
It’s not just Council that Eddie reports issues of concern, he’s developed relationships with key State and Federal Government agencies and service providers to ensure issues are addressed.
Eddie keeps abreast of issues in the municipality by attending every Council meeting and celebrates the municipality’s successes by attending Mayoral functions and many other events.
In addition to addressing community issues, he works full time and is a long-term carer for his older brother. Eddie’s commitment to the community is highly valued. In the words of the Mayor: “We need more people like Eddy who have such a commitment to their community.”