Membership is voluntary. The SCCG’s Constitution sets out the objectives and rules of the SCCG and is implemented through the 2015-2019 SCCG Strategic Plan.
The functions, operations, activities and committees of the SCCG are facilitated Secretariat, comprising the Executive Officer, Manager Projects and Programs and the Support Officer – Coast and Estuaries.
The Secretariat is hosted by a financial Member Council. The Host Council is nominated and determined at an Annual General Meeting every three years. The SCCG is currently hosted by the Northern Beaches Council.