Victoria MacKirdy

Victoria is General Manager Organisation and Culture at the Alexandrina Council, on South Australia’s Fleurieu Peninsula and is responsible for Council’s partnership with Country Arts SA which has seen the South Australia’s third Regional Centre of Culture in 2012 followed by the Australia Council’s Cultural Places Pilot Initiative change the way the community embraces arts in daily life. Responsible for Governance, Strategy, Finance, Communications, Libraries, Customer Service, Human Resources, Risk Management, Tourism, Events and Arts & Culture, Victoria is overseeing change within the daily operations of the Council which are ensuring that commitment to arts is reaping tangible rewards. She has over 20 years experience in Local Government having worked with a number of Councils across the State, along with the Local Government Association of SA. Victoria’s expertise and interests are in the areas of governance, performance management, strategic planning, community engagement and organisational development. Victoria is currently a Board Member of Local Government Professionals SA, and a National Director for Local Government Professionals Australia.

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