Former Wollongong City Council chief executive Rod Oxley dies in hospital | Mercury of Illawarra

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Former Wollongong City Council Chief Executive Rod Oxley has died. A statement from Mr Oxley’s family said he died on Sunday morning at Wollongong Hospital, where he was being treated after suffering a ‘serious neurological episode’ earlier this month. Mr Oxley’s wife, Sally, and her extended family expressed their appreciation for the many messages of support and well wishes they had received during Mr Oxley’s short illness. Mr Oxley joined Wollongong City Council as City Treasurer in 1980 and was later promoted to Deputy City Clerk and later Chief Executive and CEO, a position he held until his retirement in 2007. His decades of community service also include roles on numerous boards and management committees. , both locally and nationally. In 2000, he was awarded the Public Service Medal for outstanding service to local government and the community. More soon.


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