Meeting Information

Ordinary Council Meetings are held in the Council Chamber, Todd Street, on the last Monday of every month, starting at 6pm.

Council Committee Meetings are held in the Council Chamber, Todd Street, from the 3rd last Monday of every month, starting at 5.30pm.

Almost all business which comes before the Council is first considered at Committee Meetings.

The public and the media are welcome to attend all Council and Committee meetings, except while confidential items are discussed.

Agendas are available at the meetings and on the Council’s website.

Under Section 67 (4) of the Local Government Act 2008, a copy of Council and Committee "minutes must, within 10 business days after the date of the meeting to which they relate, be available to the public: (a) on the Council's website; and (b) at the Council's public office."

Council Standing Committees

Three committees composed of Council employees and Elected Members discuss issues and make recommendations to the full Council on policy.

Corporate and Community Services

Responsible for all issues relating to:

  • Corporate planning
  • Services to Elected Members
  • Community development
  • Public relations
  • Library and Information services
  • Economic development 

Finance

Responsible for:

  • Financial services
  • Office administration
  • Customer services
  • Rates

Technical Services

Responsible for all issues relating to:

  • Urban/town development
  • Environmental policy and strategy
  • Intrastructure assets maintenance
  • Infrastructure development
  • Open space development

Advisory Committees

For more specialised advice the Council Committees are supported by a number of Advisory Committees covering areas such as recreational facilities, disability services, cemetery management and events.

Advisory Committee Name

Meeting Dates

Access Advisory Committee

Last Tuesday of every second month at 1:00pm

Australia Day Coordinating Committee

As required

Cemeteries Advisory Committee

First Tuesday of every third month at 12:00pm

Environment Advisory Committee

First Monday of every third month at 5:30pm

Parks Advisory Committee

To be confirmed

Public Art Advisory Committee

First Wednesday of each month at 1:00pm

Regional Waste Management Advisory Committee

First Thursday of every third month at 12:00pm

Seniors Coordinating Committee

Third Wednesday of each month at 4:00pm

Sports Facility Advisory Committee

Last Thursday of each month at 12:00pm

Tourism, Events and Promotions Committee

Last Thursday of each month at 4:00pm

Youth Action Group

Second Tuesday of each month at 4:30pm

The public are welcome to attend these advisory committee meetings, with dates and details listed above.  Copies of the minutes from these meetings go to the Council Committee meetings and these documents can be found here. For further information on any meetings of Council, please contact Council’s Executive Assistant to the Mayor and CEO on (08) 8950 0525