Living in Dorset

Dorset Council provides community services based on the principles of quality, equity, value and responsiveness.

Visiting Dorset

Dorset has a unique blend of wilderness, wildlife, stunning scenery, mining heritage, secluded beaches and world class golf courses.

Contact us

  • Phone (03) 6352 6500
  • Fax (03) 6352 6509
  • After hrs 1300 858 824

Business community in Dorset

Dorset Council is focused on providing support to potential investors to facilitate sustainable developments large and small.

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Council Meetings

Dorset Council Meetings are held monthly, are open to the public and commence at 6.00 pm at the Council Chambers, 3 Ellenor Street, Scottsdale (unless an alternative location is listed). Agendas for the meeting are available to the public and can be downloaded below or a hard copy collected from the Council Offices.

2019 Schedule of Ordinary Council Meetings

Monday 21 January

Monday 18 February (Pioneer Hall)

Monday 18 March

Monday 15 April (Legerwood Hall)

Monday 20 May

Monday 24 June*

Monday 15 July

Monday 19 August

Monday 16 September

Monday 21 October

Monday 18 November (Bridport Hall)

Monday 16 December

*The June Council Meeting will be held on the fourth Monday of the month

Council Meeting Documents

To view both current and historic agendas and minutes for Council Meetings, click on the links below:

Minutes of Council Meetings
Agendas of Council Meetings

Audio from each meeting (previous six months only) is publicly available upon request and can be provided via an email link or copied onto a self provided USB.

Annual General Meeting

Council is required to hold their Annual General Meeting no later than 15 December each year.  Council has scheduled their AGM to be held at the Bridport Hall on Monday 18 November, 2019 commencing at 6pm.

AGM Agenda and Attachments

Public Question Time and Deputations at a Council Meeting

Members of the public can ask questions or make a deputation (statement) at any Council Meeting.  The Public Question Time and Deputations Information Sheet gives you guidelines and the process on how to make a deputation or to speak during public question time.  You can also submit a question/s on notice to the General Manager 7 days prior to a Council Meeting.  Questions can be submitted any of the following ways:

Emailed to: or

Posted to: PO Box 21, Scottsdale 7260 marked to the attention of the General Manager, or

Dropped into the Council Offices at 3 Ellenor Street, Scottsdale