Development Information Sessions

What are Development Information Sessions?

Development Information Sessions are free briefing sessions hosted by the Development Advisory Service Team and are targeted at residents and building professionals.

The purpose of the sessions is to outline the range of services offered by the Development Advisory Services Team and to explain the complying development and development application processes.

The sessions will be used as an opportunity to educate residents and building professionals about various development related topics (e.g. tree removal, drainage, heritage) customer related changes to processes at Georges River Council, upcoming business improvement initiatives and as an opportunity to obtain feedback from customers.

When are the Development Information Sessions held?

The Development Information Sessions will be held after business hours either at the Hurstville or Kogarah Service Centres. 

Notices will be placed in the Newspaper, on Council’s website and/or be invitations will be sent out.

Do I need to register to attend?

Customers will be required to register to attend the information sessions.  If you are interested in attending an information session, contact Sue Matthew – Team Leader Development & Administration directly on (02) 9330 6033 or email your interest in attending to

What are the scheduled dates for the Information Sessions?

The remaining Information Sessions for 2019 are as follows:


Date Location Time
10 September 2019  Kogarah Library Foyer, Kogarah Service Centre 6.00pm to 7.30pm
3 December 2019 Dragon Room, Hurstville Service Centre  6.00pm to 7.30pm

Building Professionals

Date Location Time
28 November 2019  Dragon Room, Hurstville Service Centre  6.00pm to 7.30pm


Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about this service


1. Do I have to pay to attend the Information Session?

No.  The Information Sessions are free.

2. Will there be opportunities for questions?

Yes.  There will be a designated time for questions from customers.

3. What if I miss out on a Session?

There will be multiple sessions held throughout the year on an ongoing basis.

Fact Sheet

Fact Sheet - Development Information Sessions

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