Council Meetings

Agenda and Minutes

Council Meetings are streamed live, accessible from

The Public are advised that from July 2022 the Open Session of the Council meeting will be video recorded. The recording will be made available to the public in accordance with Regulation 33 of the Local Government (Meeting Procedures) Regulations 2015.

Public questions are required to be submitted by 5pm the Friday before the Council Meeting.

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Meeting Dates

Council meetings are normally held at 7pm, every fourth Tuesday of the month, at the City Offices, 80 Wilson Street, Burnie (except offsite meeting locations where noted below).

  • Tuesday, 26 September 2023
  • Tuesday, 24 October 2023
  • Tuesday, 28 November 2023
  • Tuesday, 12 December 2023 (including AGM)


Attending Council Meetings

To help keep us all safe from illness, Tasmanian Public Health advise that practising safe hygiene remains an important way to reduce the risk of illness. This includes sanitising your hands upon entering the building and staying at home if you are unwell.

Although not mandatory, mask-wearing is recommended for people at higher risk of illness, or have had a recent illness, especially indoors where maintaining physical distancing is difficult.


Livestream of Council Meetings

The open portion of Council meetings are broadcast live online at:

A copy of the livestream is generally available to download within two business days after the meeting. 

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The Burnie City Council (‘the Council’) is committed to providing greater accessibility to the community of the content of public council meetings through live streaming and recording. It is considered this will provide a fuller public record of proceedings that can be made available in addition to formal written minutes.

The opinions or statements made during the course of the Council meeting are those of the particular individuals, and not the opinions or statements of the Council. 

The information contained in the live streaming and recording of council meetings are provided on the Council’s website on the basis that all persons accessing them undertake responsibility for assessing the relevance, completeness and accuracy of its content. The Council does not accept any responsibility for the comments made or information provided during council meetings and does not warrant nor represent that the material or statements made during the streamed meetings are complete, reliable, accurate or free from error. The Council does not accept any responsibility or liability for any loss, damage, cost or expense you might incur as a result of the viewing, use or reliance of information or statements provided in the live streaming/recording of Council meetings.   

The Council does not necessarily endorse or support the views, opinions, standards or information contained in the live streaming/recording of the Council meetings. In the event that you are offended or consider material/statements made during a council meeting and provided on this site are inappropriate, offensive or in breach of any law, you are entitled to contact the Council, which will then investigate the complaint and take such action as it sees fit.