Documents Available for Public Inspection

Section 12 of the Local Government (General) Regulations 2015 states that a Council must make the following documents available for public inspection. 

 Overseas and Interstate Travel

A document containing details of overseas or interstate travel (other than interstate travel by land for less than three days) undertaken in an official capacity by any Councillor or member of Council staff in the previous 12 months including the:

  • Name of the Councillor member of Council staff
  • Dates on which the travel began and ended
  • Destination of the travel
  • Purpose of the travel
  • Total cost to Council of the travel, including accommodation costs.
     

Council Agendas and Minutes

The agendas for, and minutes of, ordinary and special meetings held in the previous 12 months which are kept under section 93 of the Act, other than those agendas and minutes relating to a part of a meeting which was closed to members of the public under section 89 of the Act and are confidential information within the meaning of section 77(2) of the Act.
Information about Council Agendas and Minutes

 Special Committee Minutes

The minutes of meetings of special committees established under section 86 of the Act and held in the previous 12 months, other than those minutes relating to a part of a meeting which was closed to members of the public under section 89 of the Act and are confidential information within the meaning of section 77(2) of the Act.
Information about Committees

 Delegations

A register of delegations kept under sections 87(1) and 98(4) of the Act, including the date on which the last review took place under section 86(6) and 98(6), respectively, of the Act.
Information about Delegations

 Leases

A document containing details of all leases involving land which were entered into by the Council as lessor, including the lessee and the terms and the value of the lease.

 Authorised Officers

A register maintained under section 224(1A) of the Act of authorised officers appointed under that section.
Information about Authorisations

Donations and Grants

A list of donations and grants made by the Council in the previous 12 months, including the names of persons who, or bodies which, have received a donation or grant and the amount of each donation or grant.
Information about Council's Community Development Grants Program

How you can inspect documents 

All documents may be inspected at Horsham Rural City Council, 18 Roberts Avenue, Horsham. Some documents are also accessible on this website .by following the relevant links above.

It is advisable to make an appointment to arrange an inspection of a document by contacting  In some instances, requests may need to be made in writing or on a specific form.