Director Infrastructure - Phillip Hoare

Bachelor of Engineering (Civil)
Post Graduate Diplomas in Water Engineering, Municipal Engineering and Management

Phil has a strong connection to Greater Shepparton having been born, raised and educated in the area. He also lives locally and comes from a family with a farming background in the area.

Phil was also a participant in the Fairley Leadership program in 2001.

With a career of approximately 30 years, Phil worked initially in local government, including time with the City of Shepparton in the late 80’s to early 90’s, before moving to the water industry where he worked with Goulburn Murray Water for 22 years.

Phil’s experience includes senior management roles across a broad range of business functions including infrastructure management activities such as design and construction, strategic asset management, project management; customer service and operational roles covering administration, strategic business planning, customer engagement and consultation.

As the Director Infrastructure, Phil is responsible for:


  • Capital Works Planning
  • Design Services
  • Development Engineering
  • Project Management Office

 Parks, Sport and Recreation

  • Park Construction
  • Parks and Parks Furniture Maintenance
  • Public Open Space
  • Sports Facility Development and Maintenance
  • Recreational Planning
  • Showgrounds
  • Management of Shepparton’s Urban Forest and rural trees

 Strategic Assets

  • Asset Condition Surveys
  • Asset Inspections
  • Asset Management Planning
  • Building Maintenance
  • Fleet and Stores
  • Property Services
  • Saleyards
  • Victoria Park Caravan Park

 Works and Waste

  • Aerodrome Management
  • Drainage
  • Footpaths
  • Kerb and Channel
  • Road Construction
  • Roads and Road Furniture Maintenance
  • Street Sweeping
  • Traffic Engineering
  • Transport Strategic Planning

 Strategic Waste

  • Landfill
  • Litter Bins
  • Street Collections
  • Transfer Stations