February 2023 David Milikin Executive portrait

David began his role as Director, Planning and Growth in early February 2023, bringing over 20 years of experience in local government and strategic planning.

Previously, David was the Strategic Planning Manager at Central Coast Council and has held various positions at NSW Department of Planning, Industry and Environment, Inner West Council and City of Subiaco.

David has extensive experience in strategic land use, transport and infrastructure planning, business strategy and project management. He holds a Master of Business Administration (MBA) and a Master of Urban and Regional Planning.

As Director, Planning and Growth, David's responsibilities include:

  • land use planning and policy
  • environmental policy and advice
  • environmental science
  • traffic and transport
  • public domain
  • development and subdivision assessment
  • public health issues and inspections
  • environmental and building compliance
  • pool safety
  • tree management
  • fire safety.