Frequently Asked Questions

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  • What is live streaming?

Live streaming is the transmission of video and audio from an event as it happens. Streaming allows users to view content over the internet without the need to download and store files.

  • What am I seeing?

The standard video view contains information on when the next Council meeting is scheduled to occur.
During a live stream, you may see two (2) holding screens, depending on what phase of the meeting Council is up to. These include:

  1. ‘The meeting is about to commence’
  2. ‘Council has entered In Confidence’
  3. In the event that the live stream is unexpectedly interrupted, you may see a holding screen stating: ‘We are currently experiencing technical difficulties’
  • What do I need to view the videos?

You need a device running a supported operating system, a supported web browser, and speakers.

  • What connection speed is required to watch the videos?

To be sure the video will play smoothly, you will need a minimum connection speed of 500kbs for Standard Definition.

  • How soon after a Council Meeting will the video be available to watch?

In most cases, once a Council Meeting has concluded, the video will be available to watch online within two business days. These are available in the archive.

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