Public Question Time

Public Question Time is held during Ordinary Council Meetings that are open to the public. An individual may submit up to two questions at any Council meeting.

A member of Council's Executive Leadership Team will read out and respond to your question/s during Public Question Time at the Council Meeting. Complex questions may be taken on notice with a written response provided once available.

Submit your question

Public Questions must not:

  • Relate to a matter outside the duties, functions and powers of Council
  • Be defamatory, indecent, abusive, offensive, irrelevant or objectionable in language or substance
  • Concern subject matter already answered
  • Be aimed at embarrassing Council or a member of Council staff
  • Concern information that is publicly available
  • Relate to personal matters
  • Relate to the personal hardship of any resident or ratepayer
  • Relate to industrial matters
  • Relate to contractual matters
  • Relate to proposed developments
  • Relate to legal advice
  • Relate to matters affecting the security of Council property, or 
  • Relate to any other matter which is considered would prejudice Council or any person

Submission of Public Questions

Questions submitted to Council must:

  • Be in writing and state the name and address of person submitting the question
  • Be lodged by 12 noon on the day of a Council meeting, either 
    - electronically using the web form below, or
    - submitted in writing at the Civic Centre, 399 Whitehorse Road, Nunawading