General Manager's Roles and Responsibilities

Steve McDonald

The General Manager has powers and duties conferred by the Local Government Act 1993. 

Main functions of the General Manager

  • Day-to-day management of the Council
  • To exercise such functions of the Council as are delegated by the Council to the General Manager
  • To appoint staff in accordance with an organisational structure and resources approved by the Council
  • To direct and dismiss staff
  • To implement the Council's equal employment opportunity management plan.

The General Manager has direct responsibility for general management, policy and planning and economic development issues.

image: General Manager Steve McDonald
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