In recent years the functions of the Board have undergone significant change due to legislative amendments, community expectations and a greater emphasis on corporate governance, environmental planning and development inspection and compliance.  In 2009 the Board adopted a Staffing Strategy creating three business units in response to the changes in its day to day operations.

The three Business Units are responsible to the Chief Executive Officer for the following operational functions:

Business and Corporate Services

  • Trading Activities
  • Financial Management and Reporting
  • Information Technology
  • Human Resource Management
  • Records Management
  • Board Meeting Support and Administration
  • Annual Reporting

Environment and Community Development

  • Environment and Cultural Heritage
  • World Heritage
  • Building Services and Inspection
  • Environmental Health
  • Town Planning and Lease Administration
  • Community Welfare and Liaison
  • Regulatory Compliance

Infrastructure and Engineering Services

  • Property, Plant and Equipment
  • Water and Sewerage
  • Airport Infrastructure and Operations
  • Visitor Facilities, Parks and Gardens
  • Wharf and Marine Facilities
  • Waste Management
  • Electricity Generation and Reticulation
  • Renewable Energy and Climate Change