Corporate Structure

The elected Council appoints the General Manager, and the General Manager appoints all other staff. Council is divided into directorates to ensure efficient and effective operations.

General Manager
Jason Linnane
Director Infrastructure and Planning

Justin Fitzpatrick-Barr
Director Business and Community Services

Dwight Graham
Director Organisation and Community Capacity

Vicki Brereton

Council Services by Directorate
The following table shows Councils community services aligned to the Business Unit and Directorate that is responsible for that service. Customer Service will direct any inquires to the applicable Business Unit and responsible officer.

Group (Executive)Service Provider (Business Unit)Service

Infrastructure and Planning
Infrastructure Services


  • Civil Operations
  • Traffic Management

Recreation and Facilities

  • Parks and reserves
  • Buildings
  • Lake St Clair

Emergency Services

  • Emergency support (LEMO)

Council Assets

  • Asset strategy and planning 
  • Capital works, programming and monitoring
  • Plant and Fleet

Major Projects

Water and SewerWater Services
  • Water treatment
  • Water supply network
Sewer Services
  • Sewerage treatment
  • Sewerage network
  • Liquid trade waste
Development and EnvironmentEnvironmental Services
  • Sustainability

Planning and Development Services

  • Development Application process
  • Certification
  • Amendments to Local Environment Plans
  • Strategic land use planning

Regulatory Services

  • Compliance
  • Public health and safety 
  • Ranger services
Waste + Circular Economy
  • Waste + recycling

Business and Community ServicesCorporate and Community ServicesCommunity Services
  • Childrens services
  • Library services
  • Youth programs
  • Singleton Gym & Swim

Corporate Services

  • Customer service
  • Land asset management system
  • Information services
  • Information management
  • Business support

Financial Services

  • Revenue
  • Accounts payable
  • Accounts receivable
  • Accounting
  • Payroll
  • Treasury services

Procurement Services

  • Procurement / stores
  • Contracts
  • Property
Business Development

Business Development

  • Land Portfolio
  • Development and Growth
  • Singleton Regional Livestock Market
  • Singleton Gym & Swim
  • Singleton Heights Sports Centre

Organisation and Community CapacityStrategy and EngagementEconomic and Community development
  • Socio-economic future planning
  • Grants funding
  • Events
  • Tourism
  • Civic Centre
  • Arts and culture

Communication and Engagement

  • Communications
  • Community Engagement

Business Improvement

  • Business excellence
  • Improvement and innovation
  • Business analytics and reporting
Human ResourcesPeople and culture
  • People strategy
  • Employee relations
  • Learning and development
  • Workforce planning 
  • Recruitment
  • Workforce analytics
  • Remuneration and benefits
Integrated Risk ManagementIntegrated Risk Management
  • Enterprise risk management
  • Work health and safety
  • Environmental risk management
  • Insurance
  • Business continuity management


  • Corporate governance
  • Councillor relations