Council and Committee meetings are held on the second Tuesday of each month and the Council Assessment Panel (CAP) meetings are held on the fourth Wednesday of each month.

Council, Committee and CAP meetings are open to the public and media except on occasions where there is discussion of confidential items relating to, for example, staff or legal matters. Meetings are held in the Council Chambers situated at 62 Commercial Road, Port Adelaide.

Council, Committee and CAP agenda papers are available at the Council meeting or from the Civic Centre and Library - Council Offices on the Friday before the meeting. Minutes are available on the Friday following the meeting or within five days of the meeting. Council and CAP agendas, reports and minutes can also be accessed on Council's website - refer to the links on the left.

Meeting Dates

The ordinary meetings of Council will be held in the Council Chamber, 62 Commercial Road, Port Adelaide
(unless specified elsewhere) at 7pm on the following dates:

21 January 2020  
11 February 2020


10 March 2020  
14 April 2020  
12 May 2020


9 June 2020  
14 July 2020  
11 August 2020  
8 September 2020  
13 October 2020  
10 November 2019


8 December 2019  

Workshops/Information Sessions & Informal Gatherings

Workshops, information sessions and informal gatherings of Elected Members, or Elected Members and council staff are, by their nature, a non-compulsory meeting of the council.

These sessions are designed to provide history, context or additional information to assist council members to carry out their functions.

Members of the public are able to attend as observers only and are not to take part in the discussion. Refer to the Council policy (Informal Gatherings) for additional information.

Any workshops, information sessions or informal gatherings closed to the public will be specified and will include a reason.

Workshops/Information Sessions & Informal Gatherings(152 kb)


Petitions to Council

A petition is a formal written request or submission to Council, which has been signed by multiple people.  A standard petition form is available and provides a good template for compiling a petition.  The petition should comply with the template.  The regulations also state that a petition should:

  • be legibly written or typed
  • be an original document
  • clearly set out the request or submission of the petitioners
  • state the request or submission on every page and
  • be delivered to the principal office (the Civic Centre) of the Council.

Petitions submitted to Council may be provided to members of the public upon request.

Petition Information and Form(177 kb)

Deputations to Council

Groups and/or individuals may appear before Council or its Committees in order to address the Elected Members on a particular matter of concern to either themselves or a group of people whom they represent.  This is called a Deputation.

To present a deputation at a meeting please contact us using one of the methods below:

  • Contact Council by emailing, advising you wish to make a Deputation to Council.
  • Write to Council at 163 St Vincent Street, Port Adelaide SA 5015, advising you wish to make a Deputation to Council. 
  • Fill in the online deputation request form (provided below).

The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) will provide the request to the Principal Member (the Mayor) who will determine if the deputation will be heard at the meeting of Council, one of its Committees, or refused.

The CEO will inform the person requesting the deputation of the outcome (and provide details of the meeting to the person if the deputation is accepted and that they will be permitted to speak for up to 5 minutes with time after to respond to any questions from Elected Members).

If the Principal Member refuses to allow a deputation to appear at a meeting, the Presiding Member must report the decision to the next meeting of the council.

Please provide at least 5 business days’ notice prior to the date of the meeting to which your request relates.

* Mandatory Field

Deputation Request Form
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Contact Name*

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Organisation Name (if relevant)
Phone Number*

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Email Address*
Deputation Request Details
Meeting Details
Meeting Date*

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How many people will present the deputation

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Send a copy of the submitted form to this email address.

For further information on this topic, or if you have any questions, please call our helpful Customer Services team on 8405 6600 or email us at
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