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Colac Otway Shire

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

Colac-Otway Shire (2020-2021)

1 days

Similar Councils (2020-2021)

1.48 days

All Councils (2020-2021)

1.81 days

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Colac-Otway Shire Similar Councils All Councils
2017-2018 1 days 1.46 days 2.19 days
2018-2019 1 days 1.44 days 2.03 days
2019-2020 1 days 1.36 days 1.71 days
2020-2021 1 days 1.48 days 1.81 days

Colac-Otway Shire Council Says...

Animals reclaimed from council

Percentage of all collected cats and dogs which have been reclaimed

Colac-Otway Shire (2020-2021)

61.14%

Similar Councils (2020-2021)

45.68%

All Councils (2020-2021)

46.21%

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Colac-Otway Shire Similar Councils All Councils
2017-2018 77.63% 51.69% 50.34%
2018-2019 74.52% 51.41% 50.95%
2019-2020 48.62% 44.10% 47.26%
2020-2021 61.14% 45.68% 46.21%

Colac-Otway Shire Council Says...

The number of animals reclaimed reflects the increased use of social media where impounded animals were placed on Facebook and the owners either observed their pet there, or were informed by friends etc. that their dog/cat was at the pound.

Animals rehomed

Percentage of all collected cats and dogs which have been rehomed. New indicator from July 2019.

Colac-Otway Shire (2020-2021)

23.83%

Similar Councils (2020-2021)

33.76%

All Councils (2020-2021)

34.97%

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Colac-Otway Shire Similar Councils All Councils
2017-2018 Service not provided 0 0
2018-2019 Service not provided 0 0
2019-2020 42.46% 32.67% 31.96%
2020-2021 23.83% 33.76% 34.97%

Colac-Otway Shire Council Says...

The lower figure of animals rehomed, is a result of the increase in animals being reclaimed by owners.

Cost of animal management service per population

Direct cost to council of the animal management service per population. New indicator from July 2019. Please refer to retired indicators link for previous results.

Colac-Otway Shire (2020-2021)

$14.69

Similar Councils (2020-2021)

$16.70

All Councils (2020-2021)

$12.60

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Colac-Otway Shire Similar Councils All Councils
2017-2018 Service not provided 0 0
2018-2019 Service not provided 0 0
2019-2020 $15.98 $15.60 $12.54
2020-2021 $14.69 $16.70 $12.60

Colac-Otway Shire Council Says...

Successful animal management prosecutions

Percentage of successful animal management prosecutions. New indicator from July 2019.

Colac-Otway Shire (2020-2021)

100.00%

Similar Councils (2020-2021)

61.11%

All Councils (2020-2021)

67.15%

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Colac-Otway Shire Similar Councils All Councils
2017-2018 Service not provided 0 0
2018-2019 Service not provided 0 0
2019-2020 100.00% 72.92% 63.75%
2020-2021 100.00% 61.11% 67.15%

Colac-Otway Shire Council Says...