Cr Mustica has spent much of his life establishing his building company Oasis Homes and Retirement Villages. Cr Mustica is a strong advocate for supporting local business and trades. This is Cr Mustica’s first year as Mayor.
We asked Councillor Libro Mustica who lives in Cobram with his wife Immaculata the following:
1. What is your connection to Moira?
I migrated to Cobram in the mid 1960's with my parents and siblings. I was just eleven years old. I have various businesses in Cobram and have raised my own family here.
2. What do you think is the greatest strength of the Moira Community?
Moira’s multiculturalism has provided our community with diversity in food growing and being able to make use of the resources available and both grow and expand our food industries. Our primary producer resilience, they have been adapting to our climate and economic factors for generations. Our connection to the Murray River and its versatility for social, economic and environmental purposes makes Moira a beautiful place to live.
3. What made you decide to run for Council?
I believe I can contribute to the strategic decision making within the shire.
4. What do you hope to achieve in your term as a Moira Shire Councillor?
To help our business community grow and to encourage new industry to the area, this will help maintain employment opportunities for our residents and encourage young people to remain in the area. I enjoy catching up with our industry sector and how council can assist. By working together we will see our region grow together to benefit all.
5. What is your favourite thing to do in Moira?
I enjoy spending time with my grandchildren and my family. I try to have a hit of golf where l can and l love volunteering with my local community groups such as Rotary and others in the area.