Carmel Foster - Director, Corporate Strategy and Resourcing

Carmel Foster

Carmel Foster has held senior leadership executive roles in Local Government over the past 25 years and has also worked in State Government, as well as the private sector.

In her current role, Carmel is responsible for the Corporate Strategy & Resourcing Directorate, providing internal and external services to the Council and the Community.

Carmel is passionate about delivering valued services to the community, with a focus on business improvement and customer experience.

Carmel has Post Graduate qualifications in Urban Design, Masters Degrees in Urban Planning and Property Development, is a qualified property valuer and is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Carmel is responsible for the following areas:

Governance & Corporate Performance
  • Strategy & Business Improvement
  • Governance
  • Media & Communication
  • Community Engagement
  • Integrate Risk

  • Revenue
  • Payroll
  • Accounts Payable
  • Financial Accounting
  • Management Accounting

Business & Property
  • SRLX
  • Animal Shelter
  • Property Services
  • Children's Services
  • Tourism and Events

Information Services
  • Corporate Systems
  • ICT Operations
  • Business Solutions
  • Corporate Information
  • Facilities and Bookings
  • Customer Experience


Carmel can be contacted on 02 4868 0888 or