Meetings, Agendas and Minutes

Ordinary Council

The Ordinary Meetings of the Council will be held on the fourth Wednesday of each month commencing at 9:30am from January to November 2023. The December meeting will be held on Wednesday 13 December 2023.

Council meetings are open to the public unless the council resolves that the meeting be closed. Members of the public will be excluded from meetings during deliberation of confidential items during the “Closed” section of a Meeting.

Council meetings are held at the Council Chambers, Council Administration Building, 103 Walker Street Townsville. Members of the public who wish to attend a council meeting can apply to Council by calling customer service on 13 48 10 and be allocated a seat number for that meeting. Limited seating is available, so please contact customer service prior to the meeting to confirm an available seat allocation.

Standing Committees

All Council Standing committee meetings will be held on the second Wednesday of each month from February to November 2023.

Standing committee meetings are scheduled to commence at 9am in the following order:

  • Planning and Development Committee
  • Community and Cultural Development Committee
  • Community Health, Safety and Environmental Sustainability Committee
  • Infrastructure Services Committee
  • Water and Resource Recovery Committee
  • Business Services and Finance Committee

Each committee will commence 15 minutes after the preceding committee concludes with the exception of one 30 minute break to commence after the committee finishing closest to 12pm.

Each month Council live streams its Ordinary Council meeting (not Committee meetings).
When a live stream is available, a red 'LIVE' button will appear on the left-hand side of the meeting in the 'Current and Upcoming Events' section below. To view the stream, click on the meeting name.

View the below table in full screen on a mobile device.

Archived Minutes

Ordinary Council Minutes for 2012 - 2019 are available here.

Live Stream and Archived Videos

Council's live stream and archived videos are a free public service and should not be treated as an official record of Council meetings. For a copy of the official public record, please refer to the Meeting Minutes. Please note the live streaming will be paused for deliberation of confidential items in the "Closed Meeting" section of the agenda.

Council meeting agendas, minutes, schedules and live streams can be accessed in the table above. For meeting videos from March 2019 to March 2020, please visit our YouTube Channel.