Council Meetings


Agenda Briefing Sessions

At the 25 July 2018 Ordinary Council Meeting, Council resolved to amend the adopted  Agenda Briefing Session Guidelines to the extent that these forums are open to the public to observe.

Agenda Briefing Sessions are held the third Wednesday of the month at 2.00pm in the Shire of Donnybrook Balingup Council Chambers, Collins Street, Donnybrook. These sessions are open to the public to attend, however there is no opportunity for public participation.

Agenda Briefing Sessions provide an opportunity for staff to brief Councillors on the upcoming agenda items and for Councillors to ask questions. There is no debate and no decisions are made in this forum.

Agenda Briefing Guidelines

Agenda Briefing Dates for 2020


Council Meetings

Ordinary Council meetings are held every fourth Wednesday of each month at 5.00pm, however the February 2019 Ordinary Council meeting is the 13 February 2019 and the December 2019 Ordinary Council meeting is the 18 December 2019 to observe the Christmas Day public holiday.  Meetings will be held in the Council Chamber, Collins Street, Donnybrook, except where otherwise indicated.

Council Meetings are open to the public to attend.

Public Question Time

If you wish to ask a question, you can do so during Public Question Time at the start of the meeting. Each member of the public with a question is entitled to ask up to 2 questions and shall have two minutes to submit each question. If a question is unable to be answered at the meeting, it may be taken on notice by the Council for a later response. Members of the public shall have two minutes to submit a question.


A person or group that wishes to make a deputation to Council is to apply to the Chief Executive Officer in writing prior to the meeting for approval, or request the Presiding Member’s approval at the meeting. Deputations are not to exceed five persons, only 2 of whom may address the Council, although others may respond to specific questions from Members. The deputation is not to exceed 10 minutes without the agreement of the Council.

Council Meeting Dates

Meeting Details

November Council Meeting 2020

Wednesday, November 25, 2020

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December Council Meeting 2020

Wednesday, December 16, 2020

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