Paula PiccininiCouncillor - Heide Ward
0411 483 176

Cr Piccinini migrated to Australia as a five-year-old arriving in Australia in 1972 with her Italian father and Irish mother.

She graduated with a double degree in Arts and Law and has practised as a solicitor, barrister and qualified mediator. An RACV board member for nine years, she is currently chair of the RACV Community Foundation. In the community sector, she chaired EDVOS, a leading family violence service in Eastern Melbourne and she currently manages a legal team assisting migrant victims of family violence.

Cr Piccinini has lived in Manningham with her husband for 12 years. A mother-of-three, she is deeply embedded in the community having served on her childrens' kindergarten committee and as School Council President of their local primary school.