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Wollongong City Council

Councillor Briefing Sessions

We regularly hold Briefing Sessions for our city's Councillors and Lord Mayor.

These sessions provide information and updates to help Councillors make decisions on behalf of our community.

Councillor Briefing Sessions are closed to the public.

A list of topics covered in recent Briefing Sessions is shown below.

7 September 2020

  • City Beach Function Centre - Update
  • Wollongong CBD Night Time Economy - Council Policy
  • Invest Wollongong
  • Destination Wollongong Contractual Update
  • Updated Model Code of Conduct
  • COVID-19 Operations - Outdoor Pools

10 September 2020

  • WIN Block Proposal
  • Confidential - GM Performance Discussion

14 September 2020

  • Wollongong Cycling Strategy 2030 Post Exhibition
  • Concept Design – Warrawong District Library and Community Centre
  • City Deals – Update on Collaboration

12 October 2020

  • West Dapto Development Contributions 2020
  • West Dapto Suburbs Boundary Review
  • Innovation Campus
  • Sustainable Wollongong 2030 Strategy (Post-Exhibition)
  • Climate Change Mitigation (Emissions Reduction) Plan (Post-Exhibition)
  • Electric Vehicle Charging Station Infrastructure

19 October 2020

  • Draft Reconciliation Action Plan
  • Confidential - City Centre Strategy, Draft Planning Proposal and Draft DCP

22 October 2020

  • Strategic Planning Cycle - Development of 2021-2022 Operational Plan

2 November 2020

  • Illawarra Shoalhaven Regional Plan
  • ITeC Loan Guarantee
  • Wollongong Tennis Courts Administration (WTCA) – Update on Licence and Structure Issues
  • Wollongong Waste – Fees and Exemptions Policy, FOGO and Landfill Gas Extraction – Update
  • Confidential - Animal Pound Services Update

9 November 2020

  • SWIRL Briefing - Illawarra Business Chamber (IBC)
  • Mountain Bike Strategy and Criterium Cycling Track - Update
  • COVID Response Update
  • September 2020 Quarterly Review

30 November 2020

  • Destination Wollongong - Major Events Strategy
  • Funding Agreement with the Housing Trust
  • Draft Planning Proposal - Former Bulli Bowling Club
  • RVGC Pro Shop
  • Variable Messaging Boards

14 December 2020

  • King George V Park Master Plan – Phase 1 Engagement Findings and Draft Master Plan
  • Bike Trails in Natural Areas
  • Pop-up Cycleways
  • Draft Illawarra-Shoalhaven Regional Transport Plan

8 February 2021

  • WLPP Draft Submissions Policy – Post Exhibition
  • Safety Around Schools
  • Unsolicited Proposals
  • Flood Risk Management Studies and Plans Update
  • Supporting Documents (Budget Planning)

15 Febraury 20201

  • Quarterly Review Update
  • City Centre Rates Review
  • New Helensbourgh Community Centre and Library Site Investigations
  • New Warrawong Community Centre and Library - Precinct Opportunity

1 March 2021

  • UCI - RWC
  • Revised Draft Planning Proposal - Former Corrimal Coke Works Site
  • Budget Session

8 March 2021

  • Innovation Campus Update
  • CBD Markets Review
  • Renewable Energy Power Purchase Agreements
  • Annual Planning Workshop Continued

22 March 2021

  • IPAC/Merrigong Update
  • Bulli Miners Cottage – Background and Progress Update
  • Invest Wollongong / Post-COVID Peak Bodies Taskforce
  • Wollongong City Centre Update
  • Meanwhile Use and Temporary Supportive Accommodation Pilot

29 March 2021

  • Draft Operational Plan 2021-2022 and Budget
  • City Centre Access and Movement Strategy
  • Retail and Business Centres Study
  • Draft Plan of Management - Council Owned Community Land

26 April 2021

  • New Warrawong Community Centre & Library – Concept Design
  • FOGO Update
  • Home Ground for Stingrays Football Club
  • Wollongong City Centre – Heritage Study and Draft Planning Proposal

3 May 2021

  • CONFIDENTIAL – Land & Housing Corporation Strategic Program for Wollongong
  • OLG – Remote Attendance at Meetings
  • CONFIDENTIAL – Mobile Food Vending Trial
  • Community Engagement Policy Review
  • Wollongong LGA Wellbeing Survey 2021 Results

17 May 2021

  • King George V Park Draft Master Plan Update
  • IMT Strategy 2021-2024
  • CONFIDENTIAL - Hewitts Lane (Lane 52), Thirroul
  • CONFIDENTIAL - WEC Masterplan Update
  • CONFIDENTIAL – EA Negotiation Update

24 May 2021

  • Parking Options for Keiraville – Dallas Street Precinct
  • Quarterly Review Update
  • Rock Fishing Safety Update
  • Customer Service Standards

Monday 7 June 2021

  • Draft Operational Plan 2021-22 – Feedback Post Exhibition
  • Tourism Accommodation Review
  • West Dapto Planning Controls Review
  • Confidential - Affordable Housing

Tuesday 15 June 2021

  • Draft Crown Lands Plan of Management
  • Development of Community Strategic Plan – Engagement Approach and Plan
  • Procurement Australia Power Purchase Agreement
  • Housing Strategy
  • Confidential - WEC Update

Monday 12 July 2021

  • CONFIDENTIAL – Lead and Other Heavy Materials Literature Review
  • New Warrawong Community Centre and Library – DA Lodgement
  • Proposed Coastal Management Program for the Open Coast
  • CONFIDENTIAL – Strategic Land Acquisition Proposal

Monday 26 July 2021

  • Informal Bike Tracks Update
  • Rates Submission
  • Council Submission on Proposed Traffic Management options for Bulli and Thirroul
  • Proposed Heritage Listing – 14 Acacia Avenue, Gwynneville
  • COVID Assistance Package

Monday 9 August 2021

  • Delegations to the General Manager
  • Wollongong Vaccination Hub
  • COVID Response Update
  • Landfill Gas Capture Update
  • FOGO Update - Performance and Multi-Unit Dwellings Trial

Monday 16 August 2021

  • Community Strategic Plan Update
  • Cyber Security
  • COVID Update
  • Confidential: UOW Property Sales

Monday 30 August 2021

  • South West Sydney Study
  • Keira Mine Road – Bank Rehabilitation and Replacement of Stormwater Infrastructure
  • Update on Infrastructure and Works Projects
  • COVID Update
  • CONFIDENTIAL - UCI 2022 Update

Monday 6 September

  • West Dapto Urban Release Area – Bio Certification
  • Community Strategic Plan – Discussion Paper
  • Confidential – Update on Hewitts Lane, Thirroul
  • Confidential – Stanwell Park Kiosk Write-Off of Debt
  • COVID Update

Tuesday 5 October 2021

  • Feedback from Public Exhibition – Former Corrimal Coke Works
  • Climate Change Adaptation Plan
  • Affordable Housing
  • COVID Update including Beach Services Update

Monday 11 October 2021

  • Tree Management Workshop (including on Public Tree Management)
  • Post Exhibition – West Dapto Suburbs Review
  • Pensioner and Charity Waste Exemptions
  • Utility Service Providers – Work Within Council Roads
  • COVID Update