Candidate for Corangamite
Libby is a Surf Coast Shire councillor, twice former Mayor, a teacher, journalist, businesswoman and mother of two, who has lived in Aireys Inlet and the seat of Corangamite with her husband for more than 27 years.
Libby holds a Bachelor of Letters in Broadcast and Print Media from Deakin University, a Diploma of Education from Monash University, and a Bachelor of Arts in Literature and Dramatic Arts from the University of New England. She started her career as a teacher of literature and drama before moving into journalism, where she worked at the Geelong Advertiser and The Age.
Libby has a proven track record fighting for local families and the community.
Libby believes that Labor is the only party which will truly tackle escalating unemployment; low educational attainment; drug and mental health and aged care issues; invest in skills; and public transport infrastructure in regional areas.