Designated Area Representative

The Designated Area Representative (DAR) is responsible for the management and broad oversight of the DAMA program. This includes:

  • Endorsement of employers seeking to access a Labour Agreement and thereby employ an Overseas Worker
  • Monitoring activities, including labour market patterns in the GSC region
  • Provide guidance on the application process and the steps required to apply for a GSC DAMA Labour Agreement. Our role is to also endorse your business to the Department Of Home Affairs.
  • Reporting to the Government on the program
  • Providing regular evaluation reports to the Government.

The Warrnambool City Council is fulfilling the role of the DAR for the GSC DAMA.

Designated Area Representative

Contact for further information or clarification on aspects of the GSC DAMA program
Angie Doldan, Great South Coast DAMA Coordinator, Warrnambool City Council
Phone: 5559 4800

Local Council

You are encouraged to contact your local Council for advice on a preliminary eligibility check.

Colac Otway Shire Council


Corangamite Shire Council

Katy McMahon – Manager Economy & Prosperity 

Phone 5593 7100 

Glenelg Shire Council

Bryce Spencer - Economic Development Coordinator
Phone: 03 5522 2138

Moyne Shire Council

Bethany Lewis - Economic Development Officer

Phone   1300 656 564

Southern Grampians Shire Council

Daniel Shaw - Business Development Officer

Phone: 5573 0444

Warrnambool City Council

Angie Doldan - GSC DAMA Coordinator


Phone: 5559 4800