The Georges River Council area spans 38 square kilometres, has a population of around 150,000 residents, and includes one of Sydney’s eight regional centres, with dynamic economic growth, a proud sporting legacy, and broad cultural diversity.
Georges River Council has a significant emergent Nepalese population, with a 287% increase of Nepalese migrants between 2011 and 2016, up from 1,803 to 5,175 people, which represents 3.5% of the LGA’s total population (compared to a national average of 0.3%).
Rebekah Schulz has over 20 years of experience working in local government. Rebekah is currently the Executive Manager, Office of the General Manager at Georges River Council, and is responsible for the management of Councillors and the Offices of the Mayor and General Manager.
Scott Andrew has over 15 years’ experience working in local, state and federal government in the realm of community cultural development. At Georges River Council, he manages the Hurstville Entertainment Centre, Museum & Gallery and Community Development teams, responsible for the delivery of community services and support, including multicultural, seniors, disability, youth and cultural services, as well as community safety and grants programs.
Frankston City is currently home to 136,000 residents, with this number expected to increase to 160,000 by 2050.
Frankston is recognised for its natural reserves, vibrant lifestyle, diverse community and growing business, education, arts and health sectors.
Franskton City Council has in excess of 1000 employess, a capital works programme in excess of $50m per annum and an annual budget of $185m.
Tim Frederico has had an extensive career in property management for local governments, and has held senior positions in the local government and not-for-profit sector, including General Manager – Facilities Assets and Procurement at St Vincent de Paul Society, Director Infrastructure and Director Corporate Services at Baw Baw Shire, and is currently the Director of Corporate Development at Frankston City Council, where he has been for the last four years.
At Frankston, Tim is responsible for Financial and Corporate Planning, Human Resources and Organisational Development, Business and Information Technology, Community Relations, Commercial Services, Buildings and Facilities, Governance and Administration and Waste Business Services.
Outside of his professional career, Tim has also honed his “people” skills as a successful rowing coach at National and State levels.