Public question time

Public question time is an opportunity for members of the public to have questions answered at Council Meetings. 

Check the schedule of when Council meets.

Submit a question

Questions must be in writing and can be submitted by either:

  • submitting an online question form (below) by 12 noon on the day of a Council Meeting; or 
  • placing a hard copy question form(PDF, 140KB) in the Question Box in the Council Chamber foyer by 7.30pm on the day of a Council Meeting. 

Click here to view form.

Things to remember

  • please keep questions brief
  • two questions per person are allowed
  • the Chairperson has the discretion to decide that questions may be responded to either verbally at the meeting, or later in writing
  • if you submit a question, you should attend the meeting for the question to be answered during question time.
  • if you are not present, the question will be responded to later in writing.

What happens next?

  • your question will read out at the next meeting
  • the response to your question will also be read out 
  • a written response may be provided if the question can’t be answered during the meeting