Public Participation at Council Meetings

There is a maximum of 5 minutes allocated to each public forum applicant, with a maximum of 15 minutes permitted for the entire consideration of Public Forum. Council will strictly adhere to these limits.

You must address your question or issue to the Lord Mayor who may nominate a staff member to respond. 

Questions or statements must relate to general policy matters, preferable matters listed on the relevant Council Business Paper and must not refer to or make reflections on individuals.

You can submit a question, comment or statement to the Public Forum Session of Council Meetings if you follow the guidelines below:

  • complete the form below including a full transcript of what you are going to say with your contact details before 4pm on the Friday prior to the meeting
  • questions will be registered in order of receipt
  • submit your form early to maximise the chance that you will be accepted to speak at the meeting
  • if several speakers are registered to speak on the same topic, speakers may be approached by staff to submit a combined submission.

Public Participation at Council Meetings

Note: In relation to your question, please provide Reference, File number Etc

More Information

Stephen Pearson
p: 9806 5310

Vandana Saini
p: 9806 5634