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Ararat Rural City

Profile Performance

Provision of indoor and outdoor aquatic facilities to the community and visitors for wellbeing, water safety, sport and recreation

Health inspections of aquatic facilities

Number of inspections by an authorised officer carried out per Council aquatic facility

Ararat Rural City (2018-2019)

0.00

Similar Councils (2018-2019)

1.19

All Councils (2018-2019)

1.90

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Ararat Rural City Similar Councils All Councils
2015-2016 1.00 1.17 1.68
2016-2017 1.00 1.08 1.71
2017-2018 1.00 1.13 1.61
2018-2019 0.00 1.19 1.90

Ararat Rural City Council Says...

There were no authorised officer inspections carried out at Council aquatic facilities during the 2018/2019 financial year. The contract is managed with water quality assessed 4 times daily and records of results maintained. This area requires improvement and inspections have been scheduled for 2019/2020.

Reportable safety incidents at aquatic facilities

Number of WorkSafe reportable aquatic facility safety incidents

Ararat Rural City (2018-2019)

0.00

Similar Councils (2018-2019)

0.12

All Councils (2018-2019)

1.64

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Ararat Rural City Similar Councils All Councils
2015-2016 0.00 0.33 1.86
2016-2017 0.00 0.00 1.36
2017-2018 0.00 0.00 1.53
2018-2019 0.00 0.12 1.64

Ararat Rural City Council Says...

There were no WorkSafe notifiable incidents during the reporting period. Aquatic facility staff undertake regular training and have systems of work in place to minimise the likelihood of an incident occurring.

Cost of indoor aquatic facilities per visit

Direct cost to council (less any income received) of providing indoor aquatic facilities per visit

Ararat Rural City (2018-2019)

$5.45

Similar Councils (2018-2019)

$6.74

All Councils (2018-2019)

$3.15

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Ararat Rural City Similar Councils All Councils
2015-2016 $6.71 $7.43 $2.82
2016-2017 $6.98 $6.99 $2.76
2017-2018 $5.53 $7.05 $2.79
2018-2019 $5.45 $6.74 $3.15

Ararat Rural City Council Says...

This rate remains steady, within the expected range.

Cost of outdoor aquatic facilities per visit

Direct cost to council (less any income received) of providing outdoor aquatic facilities per visit

Ararat Rural City (2018-2019)

$9.39

Similar Councils (2018-2019)

$12.80

All Councils (2018-2019)

$12.08

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Ararat Rural City Similar Councils All Councils
2015-2016 $17.92 $11.13 $11.65
2016-2017 $12.14 $11.66 $12.03
2017-2018 $13.03 $12.04 $11.66
2018-2019 $9.39 $12.80 $12.08

Ararat Rural City Council Says...

This decrease in subsidy reflects an increase in visitation at the outdoor pools, along with a decrease in operational costs.

Number of visits to aquatic facilities per head of municipal population

Number of visits to aquatic facilities per head of municipal population

Ararat Rural City (2018-2019)

8.68

Similar Councils (2018-2019)

3.54

All Councils (2018-2019)

5.11

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Ararat Rural City Similar Councils All Councils
2015-2016 7.14 3.73 5.26
2016-2017 7.98 3.52 5.27
2017-2018 8.81 3.58 5.10
2018-2019 8.68 3.54 5.11

Ararat Rural City Council Says...

This number remains steady, with an increase in visitation at outdoor pools offset by slightly decreased visitation to Council's indoor facilities.