Newly appointed general manager Peter Thompson bringing years of legal experience to the job

Tamworth mayor Col Murray with Wagga's newly appointed general manager Peter Thompson. Picture: Gareth Gardner
Tamworth mayor Col Murray with Wagga's newly appointed general manager Peter Thompson. Picture: Gareth Gardner

Recently elected general manager Peter Thompson will bring to the job years of council and legal experience.

Mr Thompson is qualified in both science and law and is accredited by the Law Society of NSW as a specialist in local government and planning law, with seven years’ experience in private practice.

He has held subsequent employment with the NSW Environmental Protection Authority as a senior operations officer, and the Department of Land and Water conservation.