About Council

OUR PURPOSE, VISION AND VALUES

OUR PURPOSE 

To facilitate a vibrant, sustainable and liveable South East Region.

OUR VISION 

A proud, thriving and inclusive South East Community.

OUR VALUES 

INTEGRITY

We work in good faith, are honest and forthcoming and take accountability for our decisions.

UNITY

We work cohesively as one Council, supporting our community and each other to achieve better outcomes.

RESPECT

We listen to and consider the opinions and input of each person and acknowledge each other’s contribution.

INNOVATION

We are committed to finding new solutions, adapting to change and continuously improving in order to deliver the best outcomes for the community.

COUNCIL STRUCTURE

General Manager
Robert Higgins

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

Manager 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:  

  • Animal Management
  • Asset Management
  • Building Control
  • Development Engineering
  • Environmental Health
  • Information Technology
  • Natural Resource Management
  • Operational Risk Management
  • Parks and Reserves
  • Plumbing Services
  • Project Management
  • Roads and Footpaths
  • Stormwater Systems
  • Waste Management

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

Manager HR, Customer and Community Service:
Jess Hinchen

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

  • Communications
  • Community Services
  • Corporate Administration
  • Customer and Business Support
  • Events
  • Human Resources
  • Information Management
  • Management of Council Facilities and Leases
  • Payroll
  • WHS

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