Brooke Love appointed as director in Warrnambool
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Brooke Love appointed as director of Community Development for Warrnambool Council

by Freya Lucas

December 18, 2023

Brooke Love has been appointed as the new director of Warrnambool City Council’s Community Development directorate.


Ms Love is currently the Director of Works and Services at Corangamite Shire, and will start at Warrnambool in early February.


Community Development provides a diverse range of services and includes kindergartens, child care, sport, recreation, home support, community planning and culture.


Chief Executive Officer Andrew Mason said the Council was “really pleased to welcome Brooke to the team.” 


“She has an impressive resume that includes a connection to Warrnambool as the inaugural manager of AquaZone in 2002. Brooke has a strong record of delivering projects and is adept at working with communities and large teams.”


Over the past 18 years at Corangamite Shire Ms Love has been involved in managing capital works projects, council facilities and recreation and community programs.


Ms Love said she was excited about joining Warrnambool City Council saying “returning to Warrnambool feels like closing the loop in a way.” 


“I’m looking forward to meeting the Community Development team and working collaboratively to deliver the actions in the Council Plan.I’m also keen to meet and work with Councillors and the leadership team.”


The Council has some major strategic projects under consideration including future options for AquaZone, the work at Brierly Reserve and improving kindergarten and early childhood facilities.


“And there are the early years and aged care reforms too which I know the team is working through with staff, clients and the community,” Ms Love added.


“It’s a really exciting time and the focus will be on making sure our services meet the needs of our growing population and their expectations.”

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