Warrnambool's Jacinta Anderson will do everything she can to protect the city she calls home if she is elected in the upcoming Warrnambool City Council elections.
The 39-year-old said she had always aspired to join the council and help drive change.
Ms Anderson, who previously owned fashion label Jacinta Catherine, said she would push for the proposed Wannon Water sewage upgrade if she was elected.
"I believe water security and sustainability should be a top priority for the Warrnambool City Council," she said.
"There is technology out there which will ensure microplastics and other nasties will not be released into the ocean. We just need to investigate and collaborate for best possible practices."
Waste reduction would be another top priority.
"Warrnambool is such a beautiful city, we are so very lucky to live here. It's our responsibility to protect and keep it this way," she said.
Ms Anderson said she would also like to see more entertainment options for children in Warrnambool.
She said she was so passionate about representing the community she would be willing to "work for free".
"I really just want to help people by working from the heart," Ms Anderson said.
She said she was concerned about the region's homelessness crisis and would also push for solutions if elected.
Ms Anderson has a three-year-old daughter Imix Clarke.
"It's time for change," she said.
"If you agree then please vote for me."
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