To lodge a Request to be Heard in respect of eligible Agenda items for a:
* Note - for Planning and Amenity Delegated Committee meetings:
Existing objectors, supporters and the permit applicant will be notified in writing if the application will be considered by the Committee, and advised of the relevant date and time. Until notification, any submissions / queries should be directed to the Planning Department.
As a result of the relaxation of Victoria's 'COVIDSafe’ settings, Council recently resolved, subject further changes in public health directions, for the reintroduction of members of the public to the Council Chamber for Council and delegated committee meetings.
If attending a meeting, you will need to provide your contact details on arrival as required by Council’s COVIDSafe plan. Officers will assist with this process and a QR code facility will be available.
Depending on the number of Councillors and officers present, 25 to 30 community members may be present in the public gallery at any given time. Therefore, you may be directed to a waiting area and we ask that you vacate the Chamber at the conclusion of each item.
Council and delegated committee meetings can also be live-streamed via Council's website:
Please note: due to the review presently underway of Council’s Governance Rules, Council also resolved to continue with the current temporary meeting procedures until the review is completed in the coming weeks, so as to limit disruption to meeting processes.
Temporary meeting procedures with respect to Requests to be Heard:
Once you click the submit button below, you will receive an automated acknowledgement email and your request will be forwarded to our Governance office for processing. If you do not receive the automated acknowledgement, please contact the Governance office on (03) 9599 4444.