Council Meetings

Council holds one Ordinary Council meeting each month. A schedule of upcoming meeting dates is listed below. Members of the public who wish to attend Council Meetings in person to observe are welcome however will need to adhere to social distancing requirements. Council’s Conditions of Entry

Streaming of Council Meetings

All Council meetings (except confidential sessions of the meetings) are recorded and are available from Council’s YouTube channel. Council’s YouTube Channel Recordings of meetings are considered 'Government Information' and Council will retain the information for a period of at least one year and may be disposed of in accordance with State Records Act 1998. More information on live streaming

Attending a Council Meeting

Members of the public are invited to attend all Ordinary Council Meetings, Policy Committee Meetings and some Committee Meetings (subject to the right of Council and Committees, pursuant to Section 10A(2) of the Local Government Act 1993 to resolve to exclude the public during consideration of a particular item or items on the business paper).

Addressing Council – Public Forum

At the commencement of the Ordinary Council meeting, members of the public are invited to address Council during public forum. Public forum is scheduled to commence at 6.00pm and conclude at 6.15pm or at the completion of questions.

Upcoming Meetings

A summary of 2022 Council meeting dates is below. All Council meetings are held in Council’s Civic Centre, 158 Russell Street, Bathurst.



October 2022


19 October 2022 

November 2022


16 November 2022 

December 2022


14 December 2022 


Business Papers

Council provides access to the reports presented to Council, at Ordinary, Extraordinary and Policy Committee Meetings, except for Confidential items. Business papers are released the Friday prior to the Council meeting.

To view electronic copies of Council Business Papers and Minutes from January 2010 to current visit Council Business Papers and Minutes Current.

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To view electronic copies of Council Business Papers and Minutes up to December 2009 visit Council Business Papers and Minutes Previous.