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2018-10-04 9:30:00 2018-10-04 9:30:00 Australia/Melbourne Effective Meetings and Meeting Procedures Workshop This workshop focused on council meeting procedures and legislative requirements, examining meeting logistics, procedures and protocols.Program OverviewEffective Meetings and Meeting... Australia Zachary Tangey ztangey@mav.asn.au

Effective Meetings and Meeting Procedures Workshop

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This workshop focused on council meeting procedures and legislative requirements, examining meeting logistics, procedures and protocols.

Program Overview

Effective Meetings and Meeting Procedures is a full day workshop. This workshop focuses on council meeting procedures and legislative requirements, examining meeting logistics, procedures and protocols.

A key benefit of the workshop is to raise issues for discussion often providing an alternate means of resolving problems or presenting items to achieve outcomes that are more positive. The workshop is designed to guide Councillors in performing the role of a Councillor whilst acting within the constraints of the Local Government Act 1989.

Workshop Outline

The work will cover:

  • procedures and how to use them
  • amendments, amendments to the amendment and/or alternate motions
  • when to introduce a motion
  • when and how to introduce a procedure
  • discussion on what has worked/not worked
  • working within the constraints of the Local Government Act
  • opportunity to raise to any concern regarding meeting procedures
  • opportunity to talk about current issues faced in local government
  • other items as they arise.

Target Audience

  • Councillors
  • Executive/Senior Management
  • Governance Officers.

Learning Outcomes

As a result of completing this workshop, participants should have:

  • Consolidated their understanding and knowledge of meeting procedures, protocols and rules/regulations
  • A clear understanding of meeting components, such as  agenda, minutes, and the recording of proceedings
  • A sound knowledge of meeting functions in reference to confidentiality, how to address discussions, debates, and potential conflicts.

About Cheryl Bromfield

Cheryl is a corporate governance professional, she holds a Masters I Business Administration (MBA) and is a former Councillor.

Cheryl has been a trainer of choice for the MAV since 2013, providing a variety of training in the Local Government arena.

Cheryl is a specialist in Meeting Procedures and facilitates an active and engaging workshop, providing many opportunities for participation.