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Darebin 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

Darebin City (2018-2019)

4.00

Similar Councils (2018-2019)

2.67

All Councils (2018-2019)

1.90

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Darebin City Similar Councils All Councils
2015-2016 1.50 2.36 1.68
2016-2017 4.00 2.48 1.71
2017-2018 3.50 2.29 1.61
2018-2019 4.00 2.67 1.90

Darebin City Council Says...

Council aquatic facility numbers remained constant whilst inspections increased compared to the previous year.

Reportable safety incidents at aquatic facilities

Number of WorkSafe reportable aquatic facility safety incidents

Darebin City (2018-2019)

0.00

Similar Councils (2018-2019)

2.58

All Councils (2018-2019)

1.64

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Darebin City Similar Councils All Councils
2015-2016 1.00 2.79 1.86
2016-2017 0.00 2.26 1.36
2017-2018 3.00 2.84 1.53
2018-2019 0.00 2.58 1.64

Darebin City Council Says...

Reportable safety incidents at aquatic facilities within Darebin decreased to zero in 2018-19 due to operational changes and increased training with a focus on a proactive approach to safety.

Cost of indoor aquatic facilities per visit

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

Darebin City (2018-2019)

$1.07

Similar Councils (2018-2019)

$0.65

All Councils (2018-2019)

$3.15

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Darebin City Similar Councils All Councils
2015-2016 $-0.71 $0.54 $2.82
2016-2017 $-0.38 $0.46 $2.76
2017-2018 $0.23 $0.56 $2.79
2018-2019 $1.07 $0.65 $3.15

Darebin City Council Says...

Both Northcote Aquatic and Recreation Centre (NARC) and Reservoir Leisure Centre (RLC) experienced a number of service interruptions. This resulted in an increase in cost per visit in 2018/19 compared to previous years.

Cost of outdoor aquatic facilities per visit

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

Darebin City (2018-2019)

Service not provided

Similar Councils (2018-2019)

$5.79

All Councils (2018-2019)

$12.08

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Darebin City Similar Councils All Councils
2015-2016 Service not provided $6.22 $11.65
2016-2017 Service not provided $5.57 $12.03
2017-2018 Service not provided $6.65 $11.66
2018-2019 Service not provided $5.79 $12.08

Darebin City Council Says...

Service not provided.

Number of visits to aquatic facilities per head of municipal population

Number of visits to aquatic facilities per head of municipal population

Darebin City (2018-2019)

5.33

Similar Councils (2018-2019)

7.15

All Councils (2018-2019)

5.11

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Darebin City Similar Councils All Councils
2015-2016 5.55 6.86 5.26
2016-2017 5.41 7.32 5.27
2017-2018 5.25 7.07 5.10
2018-2019 5.33 7.15 5.11

Darebin City Council Says...

Currently two leisure centres operate within the City of Darebin: Northcote Aquatic and Recreation Centre (NARC) which is managed externally by YMCA Victoria, and Reservoir Leisure Centre (RLC) which is managed in house.