Preparing Agendas and Minutes

Preparing Agendas and Minutes


Preparing Agendas and Minutes in Local Government outlines the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to organise meetings, make arrangements, liaise with participants and develop and distribute meeting-related documentation.

This course is directed to those involved in the collation of agenda and preparation of minutes for Council meetings and committee meetings. Individuals employed in a range of work environments who organise a variety of meetings will also gain benefit from attending this course. They may provide administrative support or have responsibility for these tasks in the context of a particular team, work group or project.

Target Audience

Staff involved in the organisation of Council meetings and maintenance of records of Local Government meetings

Learning Outcomes

As a result of completing this program, participants should be able to:

  • prepare a notice of meeting, agenda and minutes
  • explain financial, proximity and impartiality interests
  • record motions, amendments and voting outcomes
  • understand the minute taker’s role, importance and legal responsibilities
  • identify what to include and exclude from minutes; and
  • use standing orders to clarify meeting procedures.


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


$578.00 (Incl GST)

Cancellations, transfers and substitutions
  • Requested must be received in writing via email, letter or fax.
  • Cancellations received within 5 working days of the start of the course will incur a 20% administration fee of the full course cost.
  • Non-attendance or cancellations received within 2 working days of the start of the course will incur the full course fee.
  • Participants can only transfer course dates once without incurring the full fee.
  • Substitutions can be made at any time and no fee will be incurred.
Preparing Agendas and Minutes
  • Monday, 16 August 2021
  • Registration from 8:30AM
  • via Zoom
    Session 1: 16 August - 9am to 12.30pm
    Session 2: 23 August - 9am to 12.30pm
  • $578.00 (Inc GST)
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