Members of the public can ask for permission to speak about an item contained in the Council Agenda at a council meeting. However, they must get permission from the Governance Manager at the Campaspe Shire Council at least 24 hours before the meeting.

Requests to speak can be made:

The rules about speaking at a council meeting include:

  • You can only speak about an item on the agenda.
  • You get a maximum of five minutes to speak.
  • You must speak before council discusses and resolves the issue.