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Mr Jeff Sowiak

General Manager

Primary Functions: Shire Manager, Co-ordinate civic activities (including meeting processes), legislative compliance, policy development and public relations.

Jeff commenced with Balranald Shire on 26 April 2022, and has over 40 years of Local Government experience as a senior manager at Councils across Australia.

Jeff holds a Master’s Degree in Local Government Administration, a Bachelor of Commerce majoring in accounting, a Certificate as a local Government Clerk and he is a fellow of the Local Government Professionals Australia.

Jeff brings a high level of professionalism, innovation, openness and a strong background in management from a broad spectrum of organisations as he has worked in both remote as well as larger urban centres.

Jeff Sowiak – Disclosure of Interest – Pecuniary Interest – April 2022


    Executive Manager – Engineering – Kerry Jones

    Director Infrastructure and Development

    Primary Functions: Infrastructure Management, Parks and Recreation, Waste Management,

    Planning and Regulatory Services, Strategic Planning, Development Assessment,

    Building Inspections, Environmental Health, Fire Prevention, Animal Management and Parking Control.