Council and Committee Meeting Procedures and Chairing Skills

9:30am to 4:30pm

Council Members, Committee Members, Mayors, CEOs and Council Officers responsible for advising on meeting processes

Course Overview:
 If you are a new Council Member keen to understand Council and Committee meeting procedures and chairing skills- or if you are a returned Member who would like to brush up on your knowledge and skills- this course is for you.


This course will provide you with an understanding of;
    - strategies around chairing Local Government meetings more effectively and productively in accordance with the appropriate Acts;
    - the application of the provisions of the Act and the Regulations in relation to procedures at Council and Council Committee meetings;
    - meeting processes and chairing skills in Local Government meetings;
    - roles and responsibilities of those attending Local Government meetings;
    - knowledge and skills required to contribute effectively to decision making processes;
    - strategies to undertake the role of presiding member more effectively and productively; and

    - the legislative requirements in relation to the process and procedures involved in Local Government meetings and participation in meetings.

Felice D'Agostino - Local Government Governance & Regulatory Services – Norman Waterhouse Lawyers
Felice D’Agostino has over 10 years experience assisting and providing advice to local authorities on a wide variety of matters involving  statutory interpretation, administrative law, governance, public administration,  freedom of information, and regulatory and enforcement.


Upcoming Dates

Council and Committee Meeting Procedures and Chairing Skills LG House, 148 Frome St Adelaide 5000 9 Mar 2018