Clinton McAlister - Acting Director Communities and Place


Clinton has a wealth of experience across several industries including Electrical Networks, Emergency Management and Local Government. His experience in compliance and regulatory frameworks, sustainability planning, waste management and service delivery will help guide the division to deliver on the operational plan.

Prior to moving to the shire and joining Wingecarribee Shire Council, Clinton led key initiatives in the ACT Government including strategic waste planning, Emergency Management in the response to the 2019/20 bushfires and COVID and developing the sustainability plan for the ACT Government Emergency Services Agency which included the design and procurement of Australia’s First Plug-in Hybrid Electric Frontline fire pumper.

Clinton holds formal qualifications with a Masters of Business Administration and Degrees in Management, Occupational Health and Safety, Management Communication, and Public Sector Management.

The Communities and Place Directorate comprises the following areas:

Community Life and Libraries - Manager, Kathryn Baget-Juleff

Coordinator Community Development
- Community Development and Liaison 

- Aboriginal Community Development

- Community Resilience

- Arts and Culture

- Community Events

  • Place Liaison Officer

  • Coordinator Library Services 
    - Management of the Shires Libraries
    - Mobile Library
    - Information Services
  • Coordinator Communications and Engagement
    - Communications and Media
    - Digital Communications
    - Community Engagement


Development Assessment & Regulation - Manager, Jon Shillito

  • Coordinator Fast Track Assessment
    - Accelerated Assessment

    - Heritage Projects

    - Statutory Planning

  • Coordinator Planning Assessment
    - Development Assessment

    - Local Planning Panel

  • Coordinator Compliance and Regulation
    - Ranger Services

    - Development Compliance

    - Monitoring and Certification

    - Environmental Health

  • Coordinator Development Engineering 

Environment and Sustainability - Manager, Barry Arthur

  • Coordinator Natural Resource Projects
    - Bushcare and Citizen Science

    - Bushfire Management

    - Koalas and Private Land Conservation

    - Biodiversity Projects

    - Environmental Education

  • Coordinator Sustainability Services
    - Environmental Monitoring

    - Sustainability Projects

Waste and Resource Management - A/Manager, Imogen Baker

  • Coordinator Waste Services
    - Weighbridge Operations

    - Waste Education Project & Policy

    - Waste Strategy and Contracts

  • Coordinator Resource Recovery Centre (RRC) Operations
    - RRC Operations