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Council structure & governance

Our council has five operational departments:

  • Communities – planning and development; environmental management; community services; waste services; parks and gardens; sporting facilities; community planning, engagement and strategy; and facilities maintenance.
  • Infrastructure & Utilities – road works; plant fleet and workshops; water utilities; stormwater drainage; flood management; and disaster management.
  • Commercial Services Emerald Airport, Emerald Saleyards and Shepton Quarry.
  • Corporate Services – financial services; information services; human resources; long-term financial management; customer service and procurement.
  • Governance – corporate communications, governance, risk management, internal audit; and workplace health and safety.

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