Code of Meeting Practice

What is the code and its purpose?

The Code of Meeting Practice (CoMP) sets out the manner in which meetings of the Council and Committees of Council are to be convened and conducted.

The Code includes all the provisions of the Local Government Act and Local Government (General) Regulation which relate to Council and Committee meeting procedures. It also incorporates the Policies and Safeguards of Council which relate to meeting procedures.

Council's Code of Meeting Practice is based on the Model Code of Meeting Practice issued by the Office of Local Government.

All Council and standing committee meetings are required to be conducted in accordance with the Code.

Download a copy of the Code of Meeting Practice.(PDF, 1MB)

Should you have any questions in relation to the Code of Meeting Practice, please contact Council's Governance team on 02 9391 7001 or