Addressing Council

The Minister for Health and Medical Research, the Hon. Brad Hazzard MP issued the Public Health (COVID-19) Order 2020 restricting gatherings in indoor spaces. For community and staff safety, you will no longer be able to attend chambers to watch the council meeting. However, the meeting will be live streamed and can be viewed on Council's website

Members of the public are invited to join the Council meeting via the online platform Zoom by completing the following form form before 12 noon on the day of the meeting. 

Request to Address Council Meetings

Correspondence may also be submitted via post or delivered to Council's Customer Service Centre.

Methods of addressing Council

  • Open Forum:
    • Addresses must not relate to an item on the agenda.
    • A person wishing to address Council must identify the topic they wish to speak on.
    • Addresses must be limited to three (3) minutes.
    • Open Forum provides an opportunity to address only. It is not a forum for debate or response from Councillors.
  • Items on the Agenda - Matters brought forward by the public:
    • Addresses must relate to an item on the agenda.
    • Addresses must be limited to three (3) minutes.
    • Addresses should be made to the Chairperson.
    • If you have previously address the Council on the subject, then any further address must be made to present new information ONLY.