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.
Public attendance at Council and Committee of Council meetings
Council encourages the community to participate in City decision making. As part of our Covid safe practices we strongly encourage member of the public to watch the proceedings of Council Meetings live as well as view past meetings via the Council Meeting webcasting page.
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, no later than the day before the meetings take place.
Council meeting papers can be accessed under the heading Search for council meetings agenda and minutes at the bottom of this page.
Our Council Meetings are governed by the Code of Meeting Practice.
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.
If you are searching for archived minutes pre 2015, please complete this form. Otherwise use the search below for minutes from 2015 onwards.
Search for council meetings agenda & minutes