Corporate Executive

Corporate Executive is the peak decision-making body for the Department.

Jodi Cant - Director General

Office of the Director General

  • Government relations
  • Ministerial services
  • Strategic planning projects
  • Communications
  • Development Assessment
  • Panels

Kathlene Oliver - Assistant Director General

Business and Corporate Services

  • Business information services
  • People, capability and innovation
  • Financial services
  • Governance and investigations

Vaughan Davies - Assistant Director General

Heritage and Property Services

  • Heritage assessment and registration
  • Heritage development
  • Aboriginal heritage
  • Property
  • Fremantle Prison
  • Whiteman Park

David Saunders - Assistant Director General

Land Use Planning

  • Strategic planning instrument preparation, proposal assessment, determination and implementation (delegation from WAPC).
  • Statutory planning proposal assessment and determination (delegation from the WAPC).
  • Planning advice, assistance and administration.
  • Regional planning policy preparation and implementation

Matt Darcey - Assistant Director General

Land Use Management

  • Remote pastoral and Aboriginal lands
  • Agreement implementation and land services
  • Case management and land divestment

Lorissa Kelly - Assistant Director General

Strategy and Engagement

  • Urban design and development
  • Policy
  • Data analytics
  • Legal services
  • Communications
  • Office of the Government Architect

Kathy Bonus - Chief Planning Advisor

  • Coordinates the implementation of the Government’s Action Plan for Planning Reform
  • State Development Assessment Unit
  • Reviews planning appeals lodged with the State Appeals Tribunal
  • Leads critical planning and infrastructure projects
  • Development and review of planning policies
  • Office of the Government Architect
Page last reviewed 8 June 2021
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