Camilleri, Joseph (1933-)
Mayor of Stirling
Born in Gharb, Gozo, Camilleri migrated with his family to Australia when he was just over a year old.
Camilleri has had a long career in local government, becoming mayor of Stirling, Western Australia (1983-84).
Camilleri has been a justice of the peace since 1970 and was the first president of the Royal Association of Justice. He is also a founding member of the Maltese Professional and Business Association.
Camilleri has received several honours, including a 'Thanks Badge' from the Scout Movement (1987), the Paul Harris Award from the Rotary Club (1988), a meritorious award for service to local government (1993), and the Medal of the Order of Australia (1995).
Camilleri is married to Margaret and they have five children.
Source: Maltese Biographies of the Twentieth Century (1997), editors Michael J. Schiavone and Louis J. Scerri