CEO & Directors
Rex Mooney - Chief Executive Officer
Rex grew up in Long Jetty on the New South Wales Central Coast.
After completing his Higher School Certificate he joined the Gosford City Council as a Junior Clerk.
He went on to complete his Town Clerk Certificate at age 21 and by the time he was 26 he became the then youngest Shire Clerk in NSW.
Since then Rex has always held the position of Town Clerk (or Chief Executive Officer) across a variety of sized organisations in states including New South Wales, South Australia and Victoria.
Rex is married to Janet with four children and in his spare time he enjoys catching up with family, church activities and playing guitar in a 60's cover band, "In Tatters".
Rex has been the CEO at Alice Springs Town Council since he started with the organisation in January 2003 and is the longest serving Town Clerk / Chief Executive Officer in Alice Springs Town Council’s 40 plus year history.
Biggi Gosling – Acting Director Corporate and Community Services
Biggi was born and raised in Berlin, Germany where she worked for the German Tax department for 13 years until she moved to Alice Springs. After being a self-employed tour guide, sharing with international guests the beauty of Central Australia, Biggi started working in a local retail outlet and became the Manager soon after.
In 2008 Biggi started with the Alice Springs Town Council in the Human Resources department, of which she became the Manager in 2017. In mid 2018 she took on the role as Acting Director Corporate and Community Services. Biggi’s vast knowledge of the role and responsibility that the Corporate and Community Services department provides to the community, as well as her expertise in human resources management, has aided her in her contribution to the Executive leadership team.
In her spare time Biggi enjoys gardening and spending time with her husband and dog. She is an avid camper and particularly enjoys the benefits of living in Central Australia because of the beautiful landscapes and opportunity to go on many bush camping trips.
Dinesh Pillay - Director Finance
Dinesh was born and raised in Durban, South Africa. After studying Commerce at the University of South Africa, he completed his commerce internship at Desai Jadwat Chartered Accountants Incorporated.
For 6 years, Dinesh served as a Group Internal Auditor and Accountant for the Combined Motor Holdings Group in South Africa.
In search of a new adventure, Dinesh relocated to Australia. In Roma, Queensland he worked for Pickering Motors Group before taking up a position with Queensland Health.
Since 2011 Dinesh has lived in Alice Springs and worked for nearly 5 years as Manager Finance. In 2015 he was the youngest person to be appointed as a Director in Council’s history.
Dinesh is married to Jessie and they have two young sons.
Scott Allen - Director Technical Services
Scott was born in Toowoomba and grew up in Oakey, Queensland, also spending time living in England on a number of occasions whilst playing cricket.
Scott is a greenkeeper by trade. He has undertaken further studies, most recently achieving a Graduate Certificate in Local Government Leadership. Scott also has several diplomas in turf-related areas.
Scott started his local government career at the Toowoomba City Council. He commenced work with Alice Springs Town Council in October 2007 as the Supervisor Parks and Gardens. Scott was the Manager Works for a number of years before being appointed as Director Technical Services.
Scott and his wife Michelle have two daughters and a son. Having worked in local government for a significant period, Scott enjoys the ability to make a difference in his and his family’s community.
Scott enjoys all sports, especially cricket and rugby league, and a passionate supporter of Queensland in every sporting arena.