Vision & Mission Values

Our Vision

To be the focus for services to a healthy and diverse community which enjoys a wonderful lifestyle; a Council open to change in the best interests of its community.

Our Mission

To lead with strength and integrity for the community and provide effective service delivery from which all generations can prosper and grow.

Our Organisational Values

We behave and act ethically and seek to be truthful in all our operations and undertakings.

We are fair and unbiased in our work and decisions

We value the dignity and diversity of each person in our community.

We are transparent and take responsibility for our actions.

Council Structure

General Manager: Robert Higgins

The General Manager is responsible for the overall management and delivery of Council’s services.

Manager Finance and Information:

Stephanie Gunn

The Department of Finance and Information is responsible for internal support in the functions of finance administration, information technology and communication and information management. Detailed functions are:

  • Financial Management
  • Account Receivables and Payables
  • Financial Reporting and Systems
  • Insurances
  • Raising and Collection of Rates
  • Information and Communication Technology Systems and Support
  • Information and Records Management

The role of this department is to provide strategic and operational financial functions to effectively allocate and monitor our community’s assets.

Russel FoxManager Engineering and Regulatory Services:

Russell Fox

The Engineering and Regulatory Services Department is responsible for operating and maintaining the Council’s services and infrastructure in the following areas:  

  • Recreation Facilities
  • Roads and Pathways
  • Stormwater Systems
  • Buildings (Council Owned)
  • Planning
  • Building
  • Environmental Health
  • Animal Control
  • Natural Resource Management
  • Waste Management
  • Plumbing Services
  • Project Management
  • Development Engineering
  • Asset Management

The Department develops new infrastructure to meet the requirements generated by growth and changing standards.

Jess RadfordManager HR, Customer and Community Service:

Jess Radford

The HR, Customer and Community Services department maintains services in the following areas:

  • Human Resources Management Services For Staff
  • Payroll
  • Community Development
  • Youth Services
  • Events
  • Council-owned Community Halls
  • Community Recovery
  • Communications and Council Publications
  • Right to Information
  • Customer Service