The City of Newcastle Council is currently holding Council and Committee Meetings of Council in a hybrid meeting format, this means Councillors are offered the option to participate in meetings in person or remotely via video conferencing platform Zoom.
Council meeting papers can be accessed under the heading Search for council meetings agenda and minutes at the bottom of this page. A hard copy of the business is available on a request.
Council meets to discuss, debate and make decision on issues of public importance. The role of the governing body includes to direct and control the affairs of Council and provide effective civic leadership.
Agenda and Business Papers for Council and Committee of Council meetings
Business papers for Council and Committee of Council meetings are available on our website ahead of the meetings.
Council meeting papers can be accessed under the heading Search for council meetings agenda and minutes at the bottom of this page.
Public Voice Committee, Briefing Committee, and Development Applications Committee meetings can be accessed under the heading Search for council meetings agenda and minutes at the bottom of this page.
Public attendance at Council and Committee of Council meetings
Our Council Chamber continues to be closed to the general public, this enables us to comply with COVID-19 public health orders and maintain social distancing. Members of the public can watch the proceedings of Council Meetings live as well as view past meetings via the Council Meeting webcasting page.
A further update will be provided should restrictions be lifted that may allow for the general public to attend future meetings.
We're working to improve the openness and transparency of our Council meetings.
Council meeting dates
Webcasting of Council meetings
City of Newcastle is streaming live video and audio of our Council Meetings and Committee Meetings. View current and past Council meetings recordings.
If you are searching for archived minutes pre 2015, please complete this form. Otherwise use the search below for minutes from 2015 onwards.