Council’s meetings are governed by the Local Government Act 1993 and the Local Government Regulations 2005.
Councils are also required to have a D5-13 Code of Meeting Principles and Practices (468KB).
From time to time, the Office of Local Government (OLG) will issue advice and Circulars or comments from the Minister for Local Government in relation to meeting practices. For example, the OLG Meetings Practice Note 16 (327KB), 2009.
Legal Advice Published
Council may also seek legal advice in relation to certain resolutions and meeting principles and practices.
Once this advice is considered by Council, it may be made available here below in Related Documents.
If you have any questions regarding Council meeting practices, please contact Council’s Manager Governance and Committee Services on 9936 8100.
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Council resolved at its meeting on 20 February 2017 that the legal advice regarding this matter dated 24 February 2016 which was discussed at the briefing on 7 March 2016 be made public and posted on Council’s website - see below in Related Docs.