NSWCCL is a democratic, community based organisation managed by a Committee of 26 persons elected annually from its members. The Committee meets on the 4th Wednesday of every month in the Council Chambers of the Sydney Town Hall.
The Committee includes an Executive of seven elected officers and two other members of the committee. The Executive conducts business in between Committee meetings and meets on the 2nd Wednesday of each month in the NSWCCL office.
An annual general meeting of members held in October elects Executive and Committee members and approves broad policies.
NSWCCL is an incorporated organisation. Its rules are set out in its Constitution.