Meeting Procedures and Debating

Meeting Procedures and Debating


Meeting Procedures and Debating is specifically designed for both experienced and newly Elected Members who wish to enhance their meeting skills.

Concentrating on knowledge of meeting procedures and high level debating techniques, this course is a practical tool kit for those who attend Council and committee meetings as Members or Presiding Members.

Target Audience

Suitable for Elected Members who would like to increase their knowledge and understanding of their role within Local Government.

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this program, participants should be able to:

  • critically read the agenda and evaluate Officer reports;
  • correctly use procedural motions and effectively raise ‘points of order’;
  • demonstrate chairmanship skills within legal and ethical requirements;
  • recognise the importance of checking and confirming the minutes; and
  • use knowledge of meeting procedures to move, second or foreshadow motions, use correct amendment rules where appropriate and take the right of reply.


9:00am - 4:30pm (8:45am registration)


$515.00 (GST exempt)

Additional fees apply for assessment. See the  Student Handbook for more information.

Relationship to Competency Standard

LGAGENE503 - Perform the role of an elected member


Nationally Accredited Training Part of the Diploma of Local Government (Elected Member) Elected Member Training
CLGF - Meeting Procedures and Debating
  • Wednesday, 28 February 2018
  • Registration from 8:45AM
  • City of Karratha
    Welcome Road
    KARRATHA, WA 6714
  • $50.00 (GST Exempt)
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CLGF - Meeting Procedures and Debating
  • Tuesday, 20 March 2018
  • Registration from 8:45AM
  • Shire of Mingenew
    PO Box 120
    MINGENEW, WA 6522
  • $50.00 (GST Exempt)
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CLGF - Meeting Procedures and Debating
  • Tuesday, 27 March 2018
  • Registration from 8:45AM
  • Shire of Broome
    27 Weld & Cnr Weld & Haas Street
    BROOME, WA 6725
  • $50.00 (GST Exempt)
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Meeting Procedures and Debating
  • Thursday, 29 March 2018
  • Registration from 8:45AM
  • ONE70, LV1, 170 Railway Parade, West Leederville, WA 6007
  • $515.00 (GST Exempt)
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