Chief Executive Officer


Brent McAlister

Brent McAlister has more than 25 years senior local government experience across both Australia and New Zealand, predominantly in rural and regional councils. 

As a qualified town planner, Brent brings sound knowledge and expertise to the role, leading innovative council economic development initiatives, addressing housing needs and rolling out marketing campaigns.  

Brent brings to Northern Grampians Shire Council a working knowledge of disaster recovery management, a portfolio of rebranding success, and the ability to address acute housing shortage issues, secure and retain major events and prepare for the renewable energy boom.   

Excited about making a difference, Brent is keen to take on the challenges faced by Northern Grampians Shire and is working to address the housing shortage and attract workers to the region.

  • Investment Attraction
  • Business Support
  • Economic Development
  • Tourism Services
  • Strategic Investment

Contact: 03 5358 8700