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Boroondara City

Profile Performance

Provision of animal management and responsible pet ownership services to the community including monitoring, registration, enforcement and education

Time taken to action animal management requests

Average number of days it has taken for council to action animal management requests. 2015/16 was the first year of reporting for this indicator.

Boroondara City (2018-2019)

1.42 days

Similar Councils (2018-2019)

1.89 days

All Councils (2018-2019)

2.03 days

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Boroondara City Similar Councils All Councils
2015-2016 3.53 days 2.91 days 2.17 days
2016-2017 3.86 days 2.55 days 2.06 days
2017-2018 2.43 days 2.28 days 2.19 days
2018-2019 1.42 days 1.89 days 2.03 days

Boroondara City Council Says...

Further system enhancements have enabled improved reliability and accuracy in capturing events that directly impact responses to requests.

Animals reclaimed from council

Percentage of all collected cats and dogs (feral and registered) which have been reclaimed

Boroondara City (2018-2019)

50.96%

Similar Councils (2018-2019)

54.46%

All Councils (2018-2019)

50.95%

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Boroondara City Similar Councils All Councils
2015-2016 42.86% 55.19% 54.57%
2016-2017 64.42% 54.69% 51.24%
2017-2018 44.35% 52.68% 50.34%
2018-2019 50.96% 54.46% 50.95%

Boroondara City Council Says...

Cost of animal management service per registered animal

Direct cost to council of the animal management service per domestic animal (i.e. cats and dogs) that has been registered

Boroondara City (2018-2019)

$71.53

Similar Councils (2018-2019)

$61.18

All Councils (2018-2019)

$63.27

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Boroondara City Similar Councils All Councils
2015-2016 $59.43 $48.31 $50.43
2016-2017 $62.43 $52.89 $53.75
2017-2018 $63.55 $57.21 $59.95
2018-2019 $71.53 $61.18 $63.27

Boroondara City Council Says...

The Local Laws department was reviewed in 2018-19 to better reflect the allocation of animal management costs resulting in a shift in expenditure between cost centres.

Animal management prosecutions

Number of animal management charges (excluding unpaid fines) that result in a prosecution in favour of council

Boroondara City (2018-2019)

6.00

Similar Councils (2018-2019)

13.62

All Councils (2018-2019)

12.32

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Boroondara City Similar Councils All Councils
2015-2016 14.00 11.05 11.24
2016-2017 3.00 11.71 10.84
2017-2018 17.00 15.52 13.73
2018-2019 6.00 13.62 12.32

Boroondara City Council Says...

A reduction in the number of serious dog attacks in 2018-19 resulted in less animal management prosecutions.