Portfolio System
  • Last updated:
  • 19 Oct 2017

At its Ordinary Meeting on 21 April 2016, council endorsed the Councillor Portfolio System and Protocols.

There are ten portfolios. They reflect areas of strategic importance to council and the people of the Sunshine Coast.

Responsibilities

Region Making Projects - Project oversight, advocacy, representation to other levels of government and investment sourcing for:

  • Maroochydore Priority Development Area and SunCentral Maroochydore Pty Ltd
  • Sunshine Coast Airport Expansion
  • Sunshine Coast Solar Farm
  • International Broadband Submarine Cable
  • Sunshine Coast Light Rail Project
  • Sunshine Coast Entertainment, Convention and Exhibition Centre
  • Business case development for a national standard stadium

Regional Advocacy and Intergovernmental Relations:

  • Advocacy, representation and engagement with the Prime Minister, Premier and Federal and State Government Ministers on all matters relevant to Council and the region
  • International Relations
  • International and domestic marketing of the region
  • Sunshine Coast Economic Futures Board

Responsible Councillor

Mayor Mark Jamieson

Assisting Councillor

Cr Jenny McKay - International Relations


Responsibilities

  • Corporate Plan development
  • Annual review of the Corporate Plan and performance measures
  • Operational Plan development
  • Budget development and budget review arrangements
  • Long term financial plan
  • Council's participation in Unitywater
  • Council revenue policies and financing arrangements
  • Chairperson and Director of The Events Centre

Responsible Councillor

Cr Tim Dwyer

Responsibilities

  • Economic policy and strategy
  • Industry development
  • Investment attraction (excluding sourcing investment in the Region Making Projects)
  • Local business support services
  • Trade and export development programs
  • Collaborative research
  • Digital disruption
  • Innovation policy development and oversight of implementation
  • Participation by council in the National Innovation and Science Agenda and Advance Queensland

Responsible Councillor

Cr Steve Robinson

Assisting Councillor

Cr Tim Dwyer

Responsibilities

  • Tourism and Major Events Levy
  • Collaborations with Visit Sunshine Coast
  • Events strategies
  • Sunshine Coast Events Board
  • Major, regional and community events
  • Council programming and support arrangements for events
  • Sport - community participation in sport and recreation; events; industry development; and sport and recreation facilities planning, management and development

Responsible Councillor

Cr Jason O'Pray

Assisting Councillor

Cr John Connolly

Cr Greg Rogerson

Responsibilities

  • Social policy and strategies
  • Environment policy and strategies
  • Environment Levy
  • Community program development and delivery
  • Grant programs
  • Libraries
  • Community facilities planning, management and development (excluding sport, recreation, arts and heritage)
  • Indigenous Cultural Heritage
  • Multiculturalism
  • Biodiversity
  • Climate change
  • Environmental land acquisition and management
  • Environmental programs including:
    • Waterways management
    • Shoreline erosion
    • Pest management
    • Coastal management

Responsible Councillor

Cr Jenny McKay

Responsibilities

  • Transport policy and strategy
  • Heritage Levy
  • Sunshine Coast Arts Advisory Board
  • Arts and heritage program development and delivery
  • Arts and heritage facilities planning, management and development
  • Transport corridor and network planning
  • Parking and traffic management strategies, solutions and service monitoring
  • Business case development - road, rail and public transport infrastructure
  • Sunshine Coast Light Rail Project - planning, feasibility and design

Responsible Councillor

Cr Rick Baberowski

Responsibilities

  • Urban centres master planning and place making
  • Centre activation and revitalisation outside of priority development areas
  • Coordination of place making methodology and project reporting
  • Capital prioritisation to support endorsed place making outcomes

Responsible Councillor

Cr Peter Cox

Responsibilities

  • Corporate Governance Framework - implementation, review and monitoring
  • Performance monitoring systems and reporting including Operational Plan reporting
  • Customer service standards and response
  • Service reviews
  • Monitoring customer and community satisfaction levels

Responsible Councillor

Cr Ted Hungerford

Responsibilities

  • Development, delivery and monitoring of the annual core capital works program
  • Development, delivery and monitoring arrangements for Council's asset maintenance program

Responsible Councillor

Cr Greg Rogerson

Assisting Councillor

Cr Ted Hungerford

Responsibilities

  • Sunshine Coast Planning Scheme - management and review
  • Major urban developments
  • Infrastructure charges
  • Development assessment services and monitoring

Responsible Councillor

Cr Christian Dickson

Assisting Councillor

Cr John Connolly