Present to Council

Community groups and organisations can make a request to make a presentation to Councillors at Council briefing sessions. Briefing sessions are informal meetings of Council where issues and topics are discussed prior to any decision-making.

For your presentation to be considered for a Council briefing session the topics must:

  • Align with Council's strategic direction as outlined in the Council Plan 2021-2025
  • Demonstrate community benefit or meet an identified community need

To arrange to present to Council, groups are required to submit an expression of interest using the form below.

If your group or organisation is selected to present to Council, you will be contacted to arrange a date and time for the presentation. Presenters will be allocated 10 minutes for making their presentation and an further 10 minutes for question time.

For further information on making a presentation, please contact Council on (03) 5871 9222.

Please provide first name and surname.
Please select which Council Plan Strategic Pillar/s your topic aligns with. * (required)
Please refer to our Council Plan 2021-2025 for information about the goals linked to each pillar.

Will you be be using a PowerPoint to make your presentation? * (required)
If yes, a Council Officer will be in contact with you to arrange for a copy to be provided to us in readiness of the presentation.

Do you have any documents to provide to support your request? * (required)
If yes, please attach below.

I acknowledge that Councillors may not be able to meet with all groups requesting a presentation. * (required)
I acknowledge that I have read and understand the below Collection Notice. * (required)
If your form has been successfully submitted, you will receive an automatic response to the email address provided. If you do not receive this, please contact Council to ensure your request has been received.

Collection Notice

Council is collecting the personal information in this form for administration of your request to present to councillors at a Council briefing session and/or directly related purpose. If you do not provide your information, Council may not be able to process and consider your request. Your information may be used to contact you about your request if required or provide you with a written response. Your information may also be available made available to the public through a future Council Meeting Agenda. Council may also disclose your information if required or authorised by legislation.  Requests for access and/or correction to your personal information should be made to Council’s Privacy Officer.

You can find out more about how we use and protect your information by viewing our Privacy Statement.