Lobbying, Lobby Register

Please view this guide for councillors, constituents, and other interested parties: Lobbying Local Government Councillors (2006, ICAC) (224KB)


Who should register?

Professional lobbyists who want to lobby Council on behalf of their clients must register with Council. The register is designed to ensure that all contact between lobbyists and Council is transparent. Lobbyists include any person, association or business that is engaged to represent the interest of a third party. It does not include:

  • Precincts and their elected representatives.
  • Charitable, religious and non-profit organisations.
  • Industry or professional associations.
  • Trade unions.
  • Professionals such as accountants, architects, lawyers and town planners who contact Council as part of their work for their client. 


More information

Registration: Lobbyist registration form (31KB) (55KB)

Refer to the Lobbying Policy

Refer also Council Codes of Conduct

Telephone: Director of Corporate Services, 9936 8100


Lobbyist  Register



Matter on which Council will be lobbied


Individual or organisation who has employed lobbyist


Date of registration

Lisa Middlebrook

DA 47/2013

Waverton North Sydney Club 30/04/2013