Unique IDAG-0236DescriptionThe new Agency City Engagement was first mentioned during a staff briefing on organisational review in September 2006. However, it was not officially created until the end of November 2006 when the former Communication & Marketing Division and the Cultural Affairs Unit were combined.
The new title reflects the City's commitment to engaging the community, business and staff in its decision making process and in delivering its programs and events. Communications, Communications & Media, Community Engagement, Events and Marketing are now come under this Agency. Alastair Walton was appointed as the first Director.
By 2008 this agency was also responsible for the Sydney New Years Eve program.CreationCEO's e-mail to staff 1 December 2006.
Start date28th November 2006End date28th November 2006Relationship legacy dataPRECEDED BY: Communications AG-0237 (28/11/2006)
PRECEDED BY: Community Living AG-0210 (28/11/2006) - The Cultural Affairs unit moved to City Engagement
PRECEDED BY: Corporate Services AG-0111 (17/01/2011) - Customer Service transferred to City Engagement
RELATED TO: Ceremonial events and civic occasions FN-0020 (28/11/2006)
RELATED TO: Community services and facilities FN-0013 (28/11/2006)
RELATED TO: Sydney City Council OR-0001 (28/11/2006) Source System ID236