Council Meetings

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.

Business Papers:  

Council meeting papers can be accessed under the heading Search for council meetings agenda and minutes at the bottom of this page.  Currently, we have suspended all hard copies and the print on request of the business papers.


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.


Archived minutes

If you are searching for archived minutes pre 2015, please complete this form. Otherwise use the search below for minutes from 2015 onwards.

 

Council Meeting

06:00 PM Tuesday, 01 Sep 2020
Audio Visual platform. City of Newcastle's choice of remote meeting platform is Zoom.

AgendaPDF
Notice of Extrordinary Council Meeting
Item 62 - Activation of the Newcastle After Dark Strategy
Minutes
Minutes of Extraordinary Council Meeting

Committee

06:00 PM Tuesday, 28 Apr 2020
Audio Visual platform. City of Newcastle's choice of remote meeting platform is Zoom

AgendaPDF
Development Applications Committee Agenda
Attachments Distributed under Separate Cover
Minutes
Minutes of Development Applications Committee

Committee

06:00 PM Tuesday, 21 Apr 2020
Audio Visual platform. City of Newcastle's choice of remote meeting platform is Zoom.

AgendaPDF
Public Voice Committee Agenda
Attachments Distributed under Separate Cover (Combined)
Minutes
Minutes of Public Voice Committee

Council Meeting

07:30 PM Tuesday, 11 Feb 2020
Council Chamber, 2nd Floor, City Hall, 290 King Street Newcastle 2300

AgendaPDF
Extraordinary Ordinary Council Meeting Agenda
Minutes
Minutes of Extraordinary Council Meeting

Council Meeting

05:30 PM Tuesday, 10 Dec 2019
Council Chamber, 2nd Floor, City Hall, 290 King Street Newcastle 2300

AgendaPDF
Ordinary Council Meeting Agenda
Attachments Distributed under Separate Cover (Combined)
Item 94 - Emergency Management Centre
Minutes
Ordinary Council Meeting Minutes

Committee

05:30 PM Tuesday, 16 Jul 2019
Council Chambers, 2nd Floor, City Hall, 290 King Street Newcastle

AgendaPDF
Public Voice Committee Meeting Agenda
Attachments distributed under Separate Cover (Combined)
Minutes
Minutes of Public Voice Committee

Committee

05:30 PM Tuesday, 25 Jun 2019
Council Chamber 2nd Floor, City Hall, 290 King Street 2300

AgendaPDF
Extraordinary Development Applications Committee Agenda
Minutes
Minutes of Extraordinary Development Applications Committee 25 June 2019

Committee

05:30 PM Tuesday, 19 Mar 2019
Council Chambers 2nd Floor, City Hall 290 King Street Newcastle

AgendaPDF
Development Applications Committee Meeting Agenda
Minutes
Minutes of Development Applications Committee

Committee

05:30 PM Tuesday, 19 Feb 2019
Council Chamber, 2nd Floor, City Hall, 290 King Street Newcastle 2300

AgendaPDF
Public Voice Committee Meeting Agenda
Minutes
Minutes of Public Voice Committee

Committee

05:30 PM Tuesday, 16 Oct 2018
Council Chamber, 2nd Floor, City Hall, 290 King Street Newcastle 2300

AgendaPDF
Public Voice Committee Agenda
Minutes
Minutes of Public Voice Committee

Council Meeting

05:30 PM Tuesday, 28 Aug 2018
Council Chamber, 2nd Floor, City Hall, 290 King Street Newcastle 2300

AgendaPDF
Ordinary Council Meeting Agenda
Attachments Distributed under Separate Cover (Combined)
Item 14 - Lord Mayoral Minute - Clean Energy Funding to Reduce Power Bills
Minutes
Minutes of Ordinary Council Meeting

Council Meeting

05:30 PM Tuesday, 22 May 2018
Council Chambers 2nd Floor, City Hall, 290 King Street Newcastle

AgendaPDF
Ordinary Council Meeting Agenda
Attachments Distributed under Separate Cover (Combined)
Notice of Motion Item 10 - Solar Uptake -Attachment C
Minutes
Minutes of Ordinary Council Meeting

Council Meeting

05:30 PM Tuesday, 23 Jan 2018
Council Chambers 2nd Floor, City Hall 290 King Street Newcastle

AgendaPDF
Extraordinary Council Meeting Agenda
Next City's World Stage - World Urban Forum 9
Review of Newcastle CBD Liquor Licence Conditions
Minutes
Minutes of the Extraordinary Council Meeting

Committee

05:30 PM Tuesday, 12 Dec 2017
2nd Floor, City Hall, 290 King Street, Newcastle

AgendaPDF
Extraordinary Development Applications Committee Meeting Agenda
Minutes
Minutes of Extraordinary Development Applications Committee

Committee

05:30 PM Wednesday, 18 Oct 2017
Council Chamber, 2nd Floor, City Hall, 290 King Street Newcastle 2300

AgendaPDF
Extraordinary Public Voice Committee Meeting Agenda
Minutes
Minutes of Extraordinary Public Voice Committee Meeting

Committee

05:30 PM Tuesday, 17 Oct 2017
Council Chamber, 2nd Floor, City Hall 290 King Street Newcastle 2300

AgendaPDF
Development Applications Committee Agenda
Minutes
Minutes of Development Applications Committee Meeting

Council Meeting

05:30 PM Tuesday, 26 Sep 2017
Council Chamber, 2nd Floor, City Hall, 290 King Street Newcastle 2300

AgendaPDF
Ordinary Council Meeting Agenda
Lord Mayoral Minute Marriage Equality
Lord Mayoral Minute - Appointment of Chief Executive Officer
Minutes
Minutes of Ordinary Council Meeting

Council Meeting

05:30 PM Tuesday, 13 Jun 2017
Council Chamber, 2nd Floor, City Hall, 290 King Street Newcastle 2300

AgendaPDF
Ordinary Council Meeting Agenda
Attachments Distributed under Separate Cover (Combined)
LMM 13/06/17 - Light Rail Extension and Network
Minutes
Minutes of Ordinary Council Meeting

Council Meeting

05:30 PM Tuesday, 23 May 2017
Council Chamber, 2nd Floor, City Hall, 290 King Street Newcastle 2300

AgendaPDF
Ordinary Council Meeting Agenda
Attachments Distributed under Separate Cover (Combined)
Minutes
Minutes of Ordinary Council Meeting

Council Meeting

06:00 PM Friday, 31 Mar 2017
Council Chamber, 2nd Floor, City Hall, 290 King Street Newcastle 2300

AgendaPDF
Notice of Extraordinary Council Meeting
Minutes
Minutes of Extraordinary Council Meeting

Committee

05:30 PM Thursday, 23 Feb 2017
Council Chamber, 2nd Floor, City Hall, 290 King Street Newcastle 2300

AgendaPDF
Extraordinary Development Applications Committee Meeting Agenda
Attachment A Submitted Plans 58 Bolton Street Newcastle
Minutes
Minutes of Extraordinary Development Application Committee Meeting

Council Meeting

05:30 PM Tuesday, 14 Feb 2017
Council Chamber, 2nd Floor, City Hall, 290 King Street Newcastle 2300

AgendaPDF
Ordinary Council Meeting Agenda
Minutes
Minutes of Ordinary Council Meeting

Council Meeting

05:30 PM Tuesday, 24 Jan 2017
Council Chambers 2nd Floor City Hall 290 King Street Newcastle NSW 2300

AgendaPDF
Ordinary Council Meeting Agenda
Minutes
Minutes of Ordinary Council Meeting

Committee

06:30 PM Tuesday, 20 Dec 2016
Council Chamber 2nd Floor City Hall 290 King Street

AgendaPDF
Meeting Notice Extraordinary Development Applications Committee
Development Applications Committee Meeting Agenda (Updated)
Minutes

Committee

05:30 PM Tuesday, 20 Dec 2016
290 King Street, Newcastle

AgendaPDF
Minutes
Minutes of Development Applications Committee Meeting

Committee

08:20 AM Tuesday, 13 Dec 2016
Council Chamber, 2nd Floor, City Hall, 290 King Street Newcastle 2300

AgendaPDF
Extraordinary Development Applications Committee Agenda
Extraordinary Development Applications Committee Meeting Agenda
Supplementary Reports Distributed under Separate Cover (Combined)
Minutes

Council Meeting

05:30 PM Tuesday, 25 Oct 2016
Council Chamber, 2nd Floor, City Hall, 290 King Street Newcastle 2300

AgendaPDF
Ordinary Council Meeting Agenda
Item 86 - Adoption of 2015_16 Annual Financial Statements
Attachments Distributed under Separate Cover
Minutes
Minutes of Ordinary Council Meeting

Committee

05:30 PM Tuesday, 18 Oct 2016
Council Chamber, 2nd Floor City Hall, 290 King Street, Newcastle NSW 2300

AgendaPDF
Public Voice Committee Agenda
Briefing Committee Meeting Agenda
Minutes
Minutes of Public Voice Committee Meeting
Minutes of Briefing Committee Meeting

Committee

05:30 PM Tuesday, 20 Sep 2016
Council Chamber, 2nd Floor, City Hall, 290 King Street Newcastle 2300

AgendaPDF
Development Applications Committee Meeting
Minutes
Minutes of Development Applications Committee Meeting

Committee

05:30 PM Tuesday, 16 Aug 2016
Council Chamber, 2nd Floor City Hall, 290 King Street Newcastle 2300

AgendaPDF
Development Applications Committee Meeting Agenda
Minutes
Minutes of Development Applications Committee Meeting

Council Meeting

05:30 PM Tuesday, 26 Jul 2016
Council Chamber, 2nd Floor City Hall, King Street, Newcastle NSW 2300

AgendaPDF
Ordinary Council Meeting Agenda
Attachment A - Monthly Financial Performance Report
Report on Notice of Motion Item 14 Zoning of Rail Corridor for Public Use
Minutes
Minutes of Ordinary Council Meeting

Council Meeting

06:30 PM Tuesday, 19 Jul 2016
Council Chamber, 2nd Floor, City Hall, 290 King Street Newcastle 2300

AgendaPDF
Extraordinary Council Meeting Agenda
Minutes
Minutes of Extraordinary Council Meeting

Council Meeting

06:00 PM Thursday, 14 Jul 2016
Council Chamber, 2nd Floor City Hall, 290 King Street, Newcastle

AgendaPDF
Adjourned Extraordinary Council Meeting Agenda
Minutes
Record of the Adjourned Extraordinary Council Meeting

Council Meeting

06:00 PM Thursday, 07 Jul 2016
Council Chamber, 2nd Floor City Hall, 290 King Street

AgendaPDF
Extraordinary Council Meeting Agenda
Minutes

Council Meeting

05:30 PM Tuesday, 05 Jul 2016
Council Chamber, 2nd Floor, City Hall, 290 King Street Newcastle2300

AgendaPDF
Adjourned Extraordinary Council Meeting Agenda
Minutes
Record of the Extraordinary Council Meeting

Council Meeting

05:30 PM Monday, 04 Jul 2016
Council Chamber, 2nd Floor City Hall, 290 King Street Newcastle

AgendaPDF
Extraordinary Council Meeting Agenda
Minutes
Minutes of Extraordinary Council Meeting

Committee

05:30 PM Tuesday, 21 Jun 2016
Council Chamber, 2nd Floor, City Hall, 290 King Street, Newcastle

AgendaPDF
Public Voice Committee Agenda
Development Applications Committee Agenda
Minutes
Minutes of Development Applications Committee
Record of Public Voice Proceedings

Council Meeting

06:45 PM Tuesday, 10 May 2016
Council Chamber, 2nd Floor, City Hall, 290 King Street Newcastle 2300

AgendaPDF
Extraordinary Council Meeting Notice
Minutes
Minutes of Extraordinary Council Meeting

Committee

05:30 PM Tuesday, 19 Apr 2016
Council Chamber, 2nd Floor City Hall, 290 King Street Newcastle 2300

AgendaPDF
Public Voice Committee Meeting Agenda
Development-Applications-Committee-Agenda
Minutes
Minutes Development Applications Committee
Minutes of Public Voice Committee Meeting

Committee

05:30 PM Tuesday, 15 Mar 2016
Council Chamber, 2nd Floor, City Hall, 290 King Street Newcastle

AgendaPDF
No Committee meeting for 15 March 2016
Minutes

Council Meeting

06:00 PM Tuesday, 09 Feb 2016
Council Chamber, 2nd Floor, City Hall, 290 King Street Newcastle 2300

AgendaPDF
Extraordinary Council Meeting Agenda
Minutes
Minutes of Extraordinary Council Meeting

Committee

05:30 PM Tuesday, 01 Dec 2015
Council Chamber, 2nd Floor, City Hall, 290 King Street Newcastle 2300

AgendaPDF
Briefing Committee Meeting Agenda
Development Applications Committee Meeting Agenda
Minutes
Minutes of Briefing Committee Meeting
Minutes of Development Applications Committee Meeting

Council Meeting

06:00 PM Tuesday, 17 Nov 2015
Council Chamber, Level 2, Newcastle City Hall

AgendaPDF
Extraordinary Council Meeting Agenda
Minutes
Minutes of Extraordinary Council Meeting

Committee

05:30 PM Tuesday, 17 Nov 2015
Council Chamber, 2nd Floor, City Hall 290 King Street Newcastle 2300

AgendaPDF
Public-Voice-Agenda-17-November-2015
Minutes
Minutes of Public Voice Committee Meeting

Council Meeting

05:30 PM Tuesday, 27 Oct 2015
Council Chamber, 2nd Floor, City Hall, 290 King Street Newcastle 2300

AgendaPDF
Ordinary Council Meeting Agenda
CCL 271015 Adoption of Annual Financial Statements
Attachments Distributed under separate cover (Combined)
Minutes
Minutes of Ordinary Council Meeting

Committee

05:30 PM Tuesday, 20 Oct 2015
Council Chamber, 2nd Floor, City Hall, 290 King Street, Newcastle 2300

AgendaPDF
Briefing Committee Meeting Agenda
Development Applications Committee Meeting Agenda
Minutes
Minutes of Briefing Committee Meeting
Minutes of Development Applications Committee Meeting

Council Meeting

05:30 PM Tuesday, 22 Sep 2015
Council Chamber, 2nd Floor, City Hall, 290 King Street Newcastle 2300

AgendaPDF
Ordinary Council Meeting Agenda
Attachments distributed under separate cover part 1
Attachments distributed under separate cover part 2
Minutes
Minutes of Ordinary Council Meeting

Council Meeting

05:30 PM Thursday, 17 Sep 2015
Council Chamber, 2nd Floor, City Hall, 290 King Street Newcastle 2300

AgendaPDF
Minutes
Combined Extraordinary Council Meeting Agenda and Minutes

Committee

05:30 PM Tuesday, 15 Sep 2015
Council Chamber, 2nd Floor, City Hall, 290 King Street Newcastle 2300

AgendaPDF
Public Voice Committee Meeting Agenda
Briefing Committee Meeting Agenda
Minutes
Combined Public Voice Committee Agenda and Minutes
Combined Briefing Committee Agenda and Minutes

Council Meeting

05:30 PM Tuesday, 25 Aug 2015
Council Chamber, 2nd Floor, City Hall, 290 King Street Newcastle 2300

AgendaPDF
Minutes
Ordinary Council Agenda and Minutes
Attachments Distributed under Separate Cover (Combined)
WFRMP Attachments A-E Item 66

Council Meeting

05:30 PM Tuesday, 28 Jul 2015
Council Chamber, 2nd Floor, City Hall, 290 King Street Newcastle 2300

AgendaPDF
Minutes
Combined Ordinary Council Meeting Agenda and Minutes
Attachments distributed under separate cover

Committee

05:30 PM Tuesday, 21 Jul 2015
Council Chamber, 2nd Floor, City Hall, 290 King Street, Newcastle 2300

AgendaPDF
Minutes
Combined Agenda and Minutes Briefing Committee
Combined Agenda and Minutes Development Applications Committee

Council Meeting

05:30 PM Tuesday, 16 Jun 2015
Council Chamber, 2nd Floor, City Hall, 290 King Street, Newcastle 2300

AgendaPDF
Minutes
Combined Ordinary Council Meeting Agenda and Minutes

Committee

05:30 PM Tuesday, 09 Jun 2015
Council Chamber, 2nd Floor, City Hall, 290 King Street, Newcastle 2300

AgendaPDF
Minutes
Combined Briefing Committee Agenda and Minutes

Council Meeting

05:30 PM Tuesday, 26 May 2015
Council Chamber, 2nd Floor, City Hall, 290 King Street, Newcastle 2300

AgendaPDF
Minutes
Combined Ordinary Council Meeting Agenda and Minutes
Attachments distributed under Separate Cover (Combined)

Committee

05:30 PM Tuesday, 19 May 2015
Council Chamber, 2nd Floor, City Hall, 290 King Street, Newcastle 2300

AgendaPDF
Minutes
Combined Public Voice Agenda and Minutes

Committee

05:30 PM Tuesday, 28 Apr 2015
Council Chamber, 2nd Floor, City Hall, 290 King Street, Newcastle 2300

AgendaPDF
Minutes
Combined Development Applications Committee Agenda and Minutes

Council Meeting

05:30 PM Tuesday, 28 Apr 2015
Council Chamber, 2nd Floor, City Hall, 290 King Street, Newcastle 2300

AgendaPDF
Minutes
Combined Ordinary Council Meeting Agenda and Minutes

Committee

05:30 PM Tuesday, 21 Apr 2015
Council Chamber, 2nd Floor, City Hall, 290 King Street, Newcastle 2300

AgendaPDF
Public Voice Committee Agenda ** CANCELLED
Briefing Committee Agenda ** CANCELLED
Development Applications Committee Agenda ** DEFERRED TO 28 APRIL 2015
Minutes

Council Meeting

05:30 PM Tuesday, 24 Mar 2015
Council Chamber, 2nd Floor, City Hall, 290 King Street, Newcastle 2300

AgendaPDF
Minutes
Combined Ordinary Council Meeting Agenda and Minutes

Committee

05:30 PM Tuesday, 17 Mar 2015
Council Chamber, 2nd Floor, City Hall, 290 King Street, Newcastle 2300

AgendaPDF
Minutes
Combined Briefing Committee Agenda and Minutes

Council Meeting

05:30 PM Tuesday, 24 Feb 2015
Council Chamber, 2nd Floor, City Hall, 290 King Street, Newcastle 2300

AgendaPDF
Minutes
Combined Ordinary Council Meeting Agenda and Minutes

Committee

05:30 PM Tuesday, 17 Feb 2015
Council Chamber, 2nd Floor, City Hall, 290 King Street, Newcastle 2300

AgendaPDF
Minutes
Combined Public Voice Agenda and Minutes
Combined Briefing Committee Agenda and Minutes
Combined Development Applications Committee Agenda and Minutes