Public question time

Question time provides an opportunity for you to raise an issue with Council.

Your questions must be submitted via a Council form no later than 12 midday on the day of a Council meeting.

Submit a question to Council

Public question form and process

About question time

  • Fifteen minutes is allocated to question time at each Council meeting.
  • Each person has a limit of two questions.
  • Where questions are divided into parts, each part will be considered a separate question.
  • Any questions that go unanswered will be responded to via a letter from Council.
  • A question may be disallowed if it:
    • is repetitive of a question already asked, either at the current Council Meeting or a previous Council Meeting
    • is deemed to be objectionable or irrelevant
    • raises an issue of a confidential nature
    • is asked to embarrass either a councillor or member of Council staff.
  • No debate or discussion of questions or answers is permitted.