Organisational structure

North Sydney Council has the following divisions which are overseen by the General Manager:


Therese Manns, General Manager

  • All departments
  • Executive Assistant
  • Shane Sullivan, Governance Executive Manager
    • Corporate Planning and Engagement
    • Legal Services
    • Governance and Committee Services (including the Executive Assistant to the Mayor)
    • Risk
    • Work, Health and Safety


City Strategy Division - Joseph Hill, Director

  • administrative services
  • development services
  • environmental and building compliance
  • strategic planning - land use
  • ranger and parking services


Community and Library Services Division - Rebecca Aukim, Director

  • community development
  • library services


Corporate Services Division - Margaret Palmer, Director

  • communications and events
  • customer services
  • document management services
  • financial services
  • people and culture
  • information technology
  • contracts management
  • procurement services


Engineering and Property Services Division - Duncan Mitchell, Director

  • asset management
  • engineering infrastructure
  • project management
  • property assets
  • traffic and transport operations
  • works engineering


Open Space and Environmental Services Division - Rob Emerson, Director

  • environmental services
  • landscape planning and design
  • North Sydney Oval and Mollie Dive Function Centre
  • North Sydney Olympic Pool
  • parks and reserves

Your Councillors

North Sydney Council has ten Councillors elected from two wards, with Cr Zoë Baker serving as Mayor and Cr Godfrey Santer serving as Deputy Mayor.

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