Council and Committee Meeting Dates

Upcoming Council and Committee meetings for 2023 are listed in the table below. Please note that all Council, Planning Committee and Submissions Committee meetings will be held at Colac Otway Performing Arts and Cultural Centre (COPACC), Colac unless otherwise advertised. At the November 2022 Council meeting, Council resolved to take all reasonable steps to hold at least one meeting every six months at a suitable location in Apollo Bay in 2023.

Council also resolved to approve the scheduling of a Council meeting on Wednesday 8 November 2023 for the sole purpose of the term and election of the Mayor and Deputy Mayor, and determined that public question time will be restricted to questions relevant to the purpose of this meeting.

Council, Planning Committee and Submission Committee meetings are livestreamed (where the venue has the capability to do so) and members of the public can view these meetings on Colac Otway Shire Council's YouTube channel.

Council Meetings




Wednesday, 10 May 2023


Planning Committee

 Wednesday, 17 May 2023  4.00pm  Unscheduled Council
 Wednesday, 24 May 2023 4.00pm Council
 Wednesday, 7 June 2023  4.00pm Submissions Committee

Wednesday, 14 June 2023


Submissions Committee

Wednesday, 28 June 2023



 Wednesday, 5 July 2023  4.00pm Submissions Committee
Wednesday, 12 July 2023 4.00pm  Planning Committee
 Wednesday, 26 July 2023 4.00pm  Council 
 Wednesday, 2 August 2023 4.00pm Submissions Committee
 Wednesday, 9 August 2023 4.00pm  Planning Committee
 Wednesday, 23 August 2023 4.00pm  Council 
 Wednesday, 6 September 2023 4.00pm Submissions Committee
 Wednesday, 13 September 2023 4.00pm  Planning Committee
 Wednesday, 27 September 2023 4.00pm  Council 
 Wednesday, 4 October 2023 4.00pm Submissions Committee
 Wednesday, 11 October 2023 4.00pm  Planning Committee
 Wednesday, 25 October 2023 4.00pm  Council 
 Wednesday, 1 November 2023 4.00pm  Planning Committee
 Wednesday, 8 November 2023 4.00pm Council meeting to elect the Mayor and Deputy Mayor
 Wednesday, 22 November 2023 4.00pm  Council
 Wednesday, 6 December 2023 4.00pm  Planning Committee
 Wednesday, 13 December 2023 4.00pm  Council