Public Question Time

Anyone may submit a question to be read out at Public Question Time during a Council Meeting. All public questions are required to be submitted in writing prior to the commencement of the meeting at 7pm.

You can submit your question at any time online, obtain a form from Customer Services or complete a form at the entry to the Meeting Room. 

There is a limit of two questions per person.

Please note:

  • You do not need to be present at the meeting to ask your question
  • If you are in attendance at the meeting, you will be invited by the Mayor to read out your question. Please use the microphone as directed
  • If it is not possible to answer the question at the meeting, the General Manager will provide a written answer within 10 days
  • All questions must be in writing and the question and answer cannot be debated
  • The Mayor may refuse to accept a question
  • Parliamentary Privilege does not apply at Council Meetings
  • Council Meetings are recorded


Download Public Question Time form(PDF, 69KB)