Committees

The Property Council's agenda in Northern Territory is guided by 8 member committees comprising more than 80 industry volunteers.

Our commitment to diversity

Being a member of a Property Council Committee helps you make an important contribution to the industry as well as build your professional network, market knowledge and profile. In 2017 we reached our target of 40 per cent female committee representation across the Property Council.

Click here to find out more about our 40:40:20 campaign.


Division Council

Direct and formulate Property Council policies & practices in the Northern Territory in accord with decisions of the Board.

Property Council Contact: Ruth Palmer
Mark Garraway (Division President)DirectorDowntown Pty Ltd
Patrick Bellot (Division Vice President)Property DirectorNorthern Territory Airports
Manuel Liveris (Division Vice President)DirectorNorth Constructions PTY LTD
Adrian Handford (Immediate Past President)DirectorGRC Properties
Michael AllenDirectorRimfire Energy
Trevor DaltonDirectorFan Enterprises Pty Ltd
Susan DanfordDarwin Operations ManagerMODE DESIGN Corp. Pty Ltd (AU)
Lee DoyleDirectorNorth Commercial NT
Brendan DunnGeneral ManagerL J Hooker Commercial Darwin
Cassandra EmmettPartner - Property and Commercial LawHWL Ebsworth Lawyers
Ben FinocchiaroProperty DirectorTerritory Property Group
Matthew KnightManaging DirectorKnight Frank Northern Territory
Mick LaidlerManagerMcMahon Services Australia (NT) Pty Ltd
Scott RobertsonTeam Leader- Lead EngineerWSP Australia Pty Limited
Andrew ThieleNT General ManagerRPS AAP Consulting Pty Ltd

Central Business District Committee

Champions the activation of all CBD precincts across the Territory.

Property Council Contact: Ruth Palmer
Mark Garraway (Chair)DirectorDowntown Pty Ltd
Lee DoyleDirectorNorth Commercial NT
Ben FinocchiaroProperty DirectorTerritory Property Group
Phil GardinerPrincipal Director - Property ManagementWSP Australia Pty Limited
Adrian HandfordDirectorGRC Properties
Suvi JoutselainenResidential Sales Agent/Commercial Property ManagerRay White Commercial (NT)
Matthew KnightManaging DirectorKnight Frank Northern Territory
Manuel LiverisDirectorGRC Properties
Scott RobertsonTeam Leader- Lead EngineerWSP Australia Pty Limited

Commercial, Retail, Residential and Retirement Committee

Promotes the interests of the commercial, retail, residential and retirement sector, working to support the Retirement Living Council on national or cross-border policy issues in the Northern Territory. The committee is focused on policy issues relating to construction, leasing, management, safety and sustainability.

Property Council Contact: 
Lee Doyle (Chair)DirectorNorth Commercial NT
Patrick BellotProperty DirectorNorthern Territory Airports
Trevor DaltonDirectorFan Enterprises Pty Ltd
Ryan DoyleNorth Commercial NT
Brendan DunnGeneral ManagerL J Hooker Commercial Darwin
Cassandra EmmettPartner - Property and Commercial LawHWL Ebsworth Lawyers
Matthew KnightManaging DirectorKnight Frank Northern Territory
Polly LamondCentre ManagerThe GPT Group
David MaherProperty Portfolio ManagerYeperenye Pty Ltd
Stuart PalmerRelationship DirectorWestpac Banking Group
Ari SyrimiCommercial Property ManagerRay White Commercial (NT)

Future Directions and Diversity and Inclusion Committee

The Future Directions and Diversity and Inclusion Committee is for aspiring future leaders in the property industry. A key focus for this committee is to drive policy reform ideas, develop an industry networking and professional development platform for young property professionals and champion diversity and inclusion.

Property Council Contact: Ruth Palmer
Ben Finocchiaro (Chair)Property DirectorTerritory Property Group
Carmen JapAssociateMinterEllison
Suvi JoutselainenResidential Sales Agent/Commercial Property ManagerRay White Commercial (NT)
Lauren KingSenior Project ManagerTurner & Townsend
Michelle McRaeCommercial Sales & Leasing Executive, Residential Project MarketingKnight Frank Australia Pty Ltd
Robyn RenzowAssistant Centre Manager

Northern Taskforce, Planning & Infrastructure Committee

Focused on the recovery and reconstruction of the NT economy and developing the North, developing policy, reforms and responding to submissions. Responsible for influencing the Territory’s legislative planning environment and working with all levels of governments and the Planning Commission to secure the most efficient planning framework.

Property Council Contact: 
Mark Garraway (Chair)DirectorDowntown Pty Ltd
Michael AllenDirectorRimfire Energy
Patrick BellotProperty DirectorNorthern Territory Airports
Trevor DaltonDirectorFan Enterprises Pty Ltd
Lee DoyleDirectorNorth Commercial NT
Brendan DunnGeneral ManagerL J Hooker Commercial Darwin
Ben FinocchiaroProperty DirectorTerritory Property Group
Phil GardinerPrincipal Director - Property ManagementWSP Australia Pty Limited
Adrian HandfordDirectorGRC Properties
Lauren KingSenior Project ManagerTurner & Townsend
Manuel LiverisDirectorGRC Properties
Richard McAllisterRegional Director - Northern TerritoryPritchard Francis
Michelle McRaeCommercial Sales & Leasing Executive, Residential Project MarketingKnight Frank Australia Pty Ltd
Stuart PalmerRelationship DirectorWestpac Banking Group
Scott RobertsonTeam Leader- Lead EngineerWSP Australia Pty Limited
Ari SyrimiCommercial Property ManagerRay White Commercial (NT)

Sustainable Development Committee

Drives and delivers policy reform ideas and advances sustainable development and practices in the Northern Territory.

Property Council Contact: Ruth Palmer
Richard McAllister (Chair)Regional Director - Northern TerritoryPritchard Francis
Michael AllenDirectorRimfire Energy
Patrick BellotProperty DirectorNorthern Territory Airports
Cassandra EmmettPartner - Property and Commercial LawHWL Ebsworth Lawyers
Adam PrenticeNorthern Territory Practice ManagerHames Sharley (NT) Pty Ltd