Shellharbour City Council will celebrate International Women's Day with a women's leadership breakfast today.
Councillors and staff have been invited to attend the special event to recognise the contribution of women in the council.
Women currently fill more than 140 of the 340 full-time equivalent positions at Shellharbour council, including nine of the 28 line manager positions, three of the nine group manager positions and one of the three directors.
Three of the seven councillors elected by residents are women, with the council's current and previous mayors being female.
The breakfast will be held at The Links, Shell Cove between 7.30am and 9.30am, with speeches by Mayor Marianne Saliba, the director of corporate policy Lee Furness and group manager community connections Kathryn Baget-Juleff.