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Council Meetings

In accordance with the Public Health (COVID-19 Restrictions on Gathering and Movement) Order (No 4) made on 30 June 2020, Georges River Council may allow Councillors and Council staff to attend Council and Committee Meetings in person. However Councillors and staff must be allowed to participate by audio visual links where it is practicable to do so.

Effective from Monday 22 June 2020, Council meetings (only) will move to a blended form which will allow Councillors and staff to attend in person and remotely via Skype. This will ensure compliance with the capacity restrictions imposed by the Public Health Order.

To ensure compliance with the Public Health Order and Section 10 of the Local Government Act 1993, Council will continue to livestream Council meetings and accept written submissions from members of the public, to be read aloud in the Public Forum section of the agenda.

Council meets regularly to make decisions for the local government area. Meetings are open to the public and residents can register to speak on any item on the agenda. To lodge a request to speak at a Council or Committee Meeting, complete the Request to Speak at Council Meeting form.

Have Your Say

The Code of Meeting Practice explains how our Council meetings operate and how you can comment on matters before Council.
Council and Committee Meeting - Fact Sheet 

Committees and Panels

On 4 October 2017, Council resolved to establish the following Committees which will be held on the second Monday of the month:

Effective immediately (and until further notice), all future Council and Committee Meetings will be presented in the following formats to enable compliance with WHS obligations and social distancing requirements. As a result, the scheduling of Committee Meetings has been adjusted as follows;

  • 6.00pm - Finance and Governance Committee - Live Broadcast
  • 6.00pm - Community and Culture Committee – Live Broadcast
  • 7.00pm - Environment and Planning Committee – Live Broadcast
  • 7.00pm - Assets and Infrastructure Committee – Live Broadcast

In addition Advisory Committees have been established for:

  • Economic Development
  • Local Traffic
  • Floodplain Risk Management Committee

The role of the committees is to provide specialist knowledge on a specific topic or issue and assist Council to make decisions on matters in the Georges River area.

Learn more about our committees and panels.

Calendar of Committee Meetings

Committees are scheduled for the second Monday of each month, commencing at either 6.00pm or 7.00pm.

10 August 2020 6.00pm - Finance and Governance Committee
6.00pm - Community and Culture Committee
7.00pm - Environment and Planning Committee
7.00pm - Assets and Infrastructure Committee 

Calendar of Council Meetings

24 August 2020
28 September
26 October 2020
23 November 2020

In accordance with resolution of Council, all Ordinary Council Meetings are scheduled for the fourth Monday of each month at Georges River Civic Centre, cnr Dora and MacMahon 
Streets Hurstville, commencing at 7.00pm.    Extraordinary Council meetings are called when required.  

Meeting Broadcasts

Meetings are being broadcast live and can be viewed on any internet connected device. 

Meeting Type Start time Broadcast link
Council Meeting 7:00 pm  
Economic Development Advisory Committee 6:00 pm  
Traffic Committee 10:00 am  
Local Planning Panel 4:00 pm
Community and Culture 6:00 pm  
Assets and Infrastructure 7:00pm  
Finance and Governance 6:00 pm  
Environment and Planning 7:00 pm  
Floodplain Risk Management Committee    

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