Council Meetings

Glenorchy City Council meets on the last Monday of each month unless this clashes with a public holiday. Meetings are held at Council’s chambers in Main Road, Glenorchy and start at 6pm.

Meetings are streamed live on our Facebook page. You don’t need a Facebook account to watch.

Public Attendance and Bookings

Members of the public are now able to attend Council meetings, subject to compliance with Tasmanian Government’s COVID-19 regulations.  Due to physical distancing and maximum density limits associated with COVID-19, the capacity of public gallery has been reduced and pre-bookings are required.

Bookings will open on the Thursday before each meeting. Only members of the public who have registered for the meeting will be able to attend.  On the evening of the meeting doors will open at 5.45 pm with attendance required by no later than 5:55 pm to allow time for check in and seating of attendees prior to commencement of the meeting. 

Please book your ticket below or by clicking on this link (please visit the Glenorchy Planning Authority page for bookings to attend planning authority meetings).

Meeting Dates

You can view the dates of all upcoming meetings of Council and the Glenorchy Planning Authority here.

Meeting dates are normally set by Council in November or December for the following year.

Agendas, Minutes and Reports to Council

You can view copies of meeting agendas and the associated reports to Council for upcoming and past meetings online on our Minutes and Agendas page.

Agendas and reports are available at least four days before an ordinary meeting of Council

Meeting minutes are usually available one week after a meeting but are subject to confirmation at the next ordinary meeting of the Council.

Hard copies of minutes and agendas are also available free of charge from Council’s Customer Service Centre.

Meeting Procedures

Meetings of Council are governed by the procedures set out in Local Government (Meeting Procedures) Regulations 2015.

Council has a Meeting Procedures Policy which fills in the procedural gaps that the Regulations don’t cover.

You can find further information about meeting procedures on our Council Meeting FAQs page.

Public Question Time

15 minutes is allocated near the beginning of each ordinary Council meeting for members of the public to ask questions of Council.

Questions can be asked for public question time by presenting them in writing to Council by 12:00 noon two business days before the meeting, using the link below. If your questions is received after the cut-off, it will be held-over until the next meeting.

The meeting Chair may also accept questions without notice from members of the public in attendance at the meeting, at their discretion if there is any time remaining after written questions have been answered.

To submit a question, you can email it to

Live meetings and video/audio recordings

All Council and Glenorchy Planning Authority meetings are streamed live on our Facebook page.

You can access the video and audio recordings of past meetings and get links to the live streams of future meetings on our Minutes and Agendas page, or Glenorchy City Council’s YouTube Channel (for meetings after March 2020).

You can also access indexed lists of video and audio recordings of Council meetings back to 2016 by clicking here (external link)

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