This section contains information on how to lodge a petition with Council.
For a petition to be considered by Council, it should:
While all petitions will be listed for Council information, failure to follow these guidelines may negatively affect the perceived legitimacy of your petition.
Petitions lodged with Council will be listed on the agenda of the next available Ordinary Meeting of Council. The listing will include a brief description of the purpose of the petition and the number of signatories to it. To maintain privacy the names, addresses or signatures of the persons who have signed the petition will not be included in the Council meeting agenda.
A copy of the petition will also be placed in the Councillors’ Room (for their information) and circulated to relevant Council officers.
Your petition should be emailed to email@example.com or forwarded to:
The General Manager
Wingecarribee Shire Council
PO Box 141
MOSS VALE NSW 2577
A template has been provided for your convenience below. If you wish to use or design your own petition, please ensure the document meets the requirements listed above.
Please note that there is additional specific criteria that must be met if you wish to ask your local Member of Parliament to table a petition on your behalf for consideration by the State Government. Refer to
www.parliament.nsw.gov.au/about/getinvolved/Pages/Petition-the-Parliament.aspx for further information.
Petition Template (sample PDF)