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We strive to be valued by our community and are structured to achieve our mission. 

Our organisation is led by the Chief Executive Officer who is accountable to the Council. City of Darwin’s organisational structure consists of 5 Departments, led by General Managers. The Strategic Directions Group sets the strategic direction of the City of Darwin and is accountable for:

  • Implementing Council’s Strategic Plan
  • Setting Council’s Municipal Plan and Budget
  • Steering City of Darwin’s capital program and major projects
  • Strategic and Operational Risk Management
  • Work Health and Safety performance
  • Setting and implementing Departmental Business Planning
  • Leading major change and organisational alignment
  • Setting the Governance Framework
  • Considering and making decisions on high level operational matters

Scott Waters

Chief Executive Officer

Scott.Waters@darwin.nt.gov.au

08 8930 0505

  • Chief Financial Officer
  • General Manager Government Relations and External Affairs
  • General Manager Innovation, Growth and Development Services
  • General Manager Engineering and City Services
  • General Manager Community & Regulatory Services

Simone Saunders

Simone.Saunders@darwin.nt.gov.au

08 8930 0580
0477 339 953

Chief Financial Officer

  • Finance and Revenue
  • Human Resources
  • Safety & Assurance
  • Corporate Procurement
  • Customer Service

 


Joshua Sattler

General Manager Innovation, Growth and Development Services

Joshua.Sattler@darwin.nt.gov.au

08 8930 0444
0427 979 771

  • City Planning
  • Economic Development, Tourism and International Relations
  • Smart Cities and Innovation
  • Special project responsibility - Switching on Darwin / Smart Cities

Melissa Reiter

General Manager Government Relations & External Affairs

Melissa.Reiter@darwin.nt.gov.au

08 8930 0516
0419 238 360

  • Government Relations and External Affairs
  • Governance, Committees and Aldermen Liaison
  • Marketing, Communications and Public Relations
  • Community Engagement, Participation and Events
  • Strategy and Peformance Management and Reporting
  • Policy, Legislation and Statutory Compliance
  • Special Project Responsibility - Darwin City Deal

Ron Grinsell

General Manager Engineering and City Services

Ron.Grinsell@darwin.nt.gov.au

08 8930 0417
0428 942 846

  • Waste and Capital Works
  • Design Development and Projects
  • Infrastructure and Maintenance
  • Special project responsibility - capital and maintenance program aligned to asset management plans

 

Matt Grassmayr

A/General Manager Community and Regulatory Services

 

08 8930 0633
 

  • Environment and Community
  • Leisure and Regulatory Services
  • Special project responsibility - Reconciliation Action Plan and Darwin Entertainment Centre

 

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