Online Form - Public Access Application Form


  • The public session will be limited to five (5) presentations per meeting.
  • The session allows members of the public to address Council on any issue for three (3)
  • Comments, statements and ideas can be presented. Questions are not permitted.
  • Notification requesting public access are to be submitted in writing, identifying the topic to the
    Chief Executive Officer by 2pm on the day of the meeting.
  • Each person will be invited to address Council stating their full name and address and will
    follow the directions of the Presiding Officer at all times.
  • Individuals making statements on behalf of others or organisations must provide proof of
    authority to the Chief Executive Officer (with this application).
  • The Presiding Officer can terminate any address that is considered aggressive, defamatory
    or considered inappropriate.
  • The Presiding Officer reserves the right to terminate the Public Access session at his/her
  • You should attend the meeting location prior to the commencement of the meeting to
    participate in public access time.
  • Any meetings conducted by electronic means are in accordance with Regulations 14D and
    14E Local Government (Administration) Regulations 1996 and electronic attendance only is
  • You will require video and audio capabilities to attend any meeting held electronically.

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In submitting this form I acknowledge and agree to abide by the Council’s Policy of Public Question and Access Time at Council Meetings, and recognise that I am speaking in a public forum and that the information contained on this form will be recorded in the meeting Minutes which is a public record.*