Dulverton Waste Management was established as a Joint Authority under the Local Government Act 1993 by the Central Coast, Devonport City, Kentish and Latrobe Councils.  Our organisational setup, led by a skills-based Board of Directors, is committed to delivering outstanding governance, compliance and reporting performance across environmental, social and financial measures.

  • Five-member Board of Directors with business and waste industry skills and operating as a Joint Authority under the Local Government Act 1993
  • Specialist and experienced staff operating Dulverton Waste Management Safety Systems, audited by Worksafe Tasmania
  • Aligning work practices with the Australian/New Zealand Standard ISO 31000:2018, Risk Management
  • Public and Products Liability insurance to $20 000 000. Certificate of Currencies available.

The Cradle Coast Waste Management Group is a collaboration between seven local councils of North West Tasmania to reduce landfill waste and improve recycling performance.  The Group sets an annual plan and budget derived from a regional voluntary waste levy and guides implementation of the plan by DWM’s Cradle Coast Waste Services.

Owner Representatives

The membership of the Authority consists of two Representatives from each participating council to act on their behalf. The Representatives’ powers and duties are to periodically review the performance of the Board and individual directors, set terms of office and remuneration and approve corporate plans.

Garry CarpenterChief Representative, CouncillorCentral Coast Council
Sandra AytonGeneral ManagerCentral Coast Council
Alison JarmanMayorDevonport City Council
Matthew AtkinsGeneral ManagerDevonport City Council
Don ThwaitesCouncillorKentish Council
Phillip RichardsDeputy Chief Representative, CouncillorKentish Council
Gerald MonsonGeneral ManagerLatrobe Council
Vonette MeadDeputy MayorLatrobe Council

Board of Directors

Paul West worked in local government in Tasmania for 30+ years.  After leaving his role as General Manager at Devonport City Council in 2019, Paul established River Road Consulting Pty Ltd a consultancy business that provides specialist advice to both the local government and private sector in all areas of general management, corporate governance, strategic and business planning, project management, budgeting and cost control.

Paul is a former National President of Local Government Professional Australia, is a life member of both the Local Government Professionals Australia (Tasmania) and the Local Government Association of Tasmania.

Paul is also a Commissioner and Delegate with the Tasmanian Planning Commission, Chair of Keystone Tasmania and the Tasmanian Dairy Industry Authority, and a member on the Forest Practices Authority Board.

Cameron has had a career in organizational management spanning 35 years. A former Army Officer in the Infantry Corps, reaching the rank of Major, Cameron has deployed on operational service. Upon leaving the army, Cameron began a successful civilian career in supply chains & logistics, and project management. This included positions as a General Manger with Boral Construction Materials Group, Business Unit Manger for Toll Energy-based in Dampier WA- which oversaw all industrial support services for the $5b Gorgon Project on Barrow Island, and the General Manager Freight Services for Tasrail. Moving overseas, he then provided the in-country project management for the introduction and commissioning of 1000 special build railway wagons for Saudi Arabian Rail. Returning to Australia, this was followed by a role with the Inland Rail project, where- as the project director, he oversaw the design of the new track sections between Albury to Parkes.

Cameron has worked extensively across Australia and internationally, including Saudi Arabia, the UAE, USA, Poland, Italy, and Bangladesh. As a senior executive, he has extensive operational experience in managing industrial service businesses.

He holds master’s Degrees in both Business Administration and Law, a Graduate Diploma in Logistics, is a Fellow of the Governance Institute of Australia, and a Member of the Australian Institute of Project Management.

A keen woodworker, Cameron took a year off and studied at the Wooden Boat School in Franklin, gaining a trade qualification in wooden boat building. He has also played rugby for the NSW Waratahs, coached rowing at all levels, and walked unassisted across the Great Sandy Desert in 2005.


Chris has more than 30 years’ experience, in Australia and Internationally, in the Utilities, Energy, Water, Waste and Resource recovery sectors.

He is currently a Non-Executive Director (NED) of Central Gippsland Water and Gippsland Ports, and a community representative on the Carbon Net Committee in Victoria.

He has formerly been a NED of Resource Recovery Gippsland (GW&RRG), South Gippsland Water Authority, Australasian Corrosion Association, Storm Water Association of Australia, Bendigo Community Bank (Trafalgar & Districts), Consultancy firm Madison Cross (Associate Director) and his own Consultancy business and Superfund.

He is also an Independent skills based member and Chair of Wellington Shire Audit & Risk committee (A&RC), and formerly Chair and member of South Gippsland Shire (A&RC), and member of East Gippsland Shire A&RC.

He has a Bachelor of Engineering Degree and post graduate business and management training from Stanford University, Warwick University, London Business School and Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Currently employed at Liberty Bell Bay as Maintenance Manager.; Jon has a 15 year career in engineering, procurement, project management, asset & maintenance management, and operations management. He has gained experience in the defence and nuclear industry in the UK and then from 2004 has worked in cement, metals processing, mining, rail, and construction industries with companies such as Cement Australia, Rio Tinto, TasRail, Nyrstar and VEC Civil Engineering.

Jon is qualified with a Bachelor of Engineering with Honours, Master of Business Administration, a Diploma in Project Management and is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. He also has qualifications as a Lean Six Sigma Green Belt.

Jon has lived in Launceston since 2008 with his family and enjoys coaching junior soccer in his spare time.

Ken has 25 years commercial experience as a finance and accounting professional. He has a Master of Business Administration from London Business School, post-graduate qualifications in finance and accounting, and is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia.

After studying in London, Ken worked as a management consultant in the UK, Switzerland and Germany. Since returning to Australia from overseas he has held senior management positions and provided consultancy services to private sector companies operating in the mining, manufacturing, waste and public utility industries in Tasmania, NSW and Queensland. Ken has expertise in the fields of finance, accounting, tax, strategic planning, product costing, business improvement and industrial relations.

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