Governance Rules draft

The Governance Rules have been redrafted in line with the new Local Government Act which came into effect on 24 March this year.

The Rules outline the procedures for Council Meetings and set the rules of behaviour for those participating and present at the meeting. They also outline the process for the appointment of the Mayor and Deputy Mayor.

For more information, download the draft Governance Rules(PDF, 1013KB) .


Online submission form here

Submissions close at 5pm on Thursday, 30 July.

Submission hearing

Submissions will be heard by Council at a submission hearing on Tuesday, 4 August at 5pm.

Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the submission hearing may not be open to the public and Council will use teleconferencing to enable submitters to speak to their submission.