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Darebin City

Profile Performance

Provision of relevant information about the effectiveness of financial management in local government including efficiency, liquidity, obligations, operating position and stability

Average residential rate per residential property assessment

Amount of rates charged on average for each residential property

Darebin City (2018-2019)

$1,553.45

Similar Councils (2018-2019)

$1,670.64

All Councils (2018-2019)

$1,669.82

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Darebin City Similar Councils All Councils
2015-2016 $1,448.24 $1,538.99 $1,524.82
2016-2017 $1,487.05 $1,564.95 $1,571.58
2017-2018 $1,519.32 $1,607.36 $1,625.06
2018-2019 $1,553.45 $1,670.64 $1,669.82
2019-2020 $1,569.97 $1,685.62 $1,708.62
2020-2021 $1,576.92 $1,717.82 $1,743.39
2021-2022 $1,583.90 $1,747.10 $1,780.84
2022-2023 $1,590.91 $1,781.49 $1,818.86

Darebin City Council Says...

Expenses per property assessment

Amount of council expenditure for each property

Darebin City (2018-2019)

$2,342.44

Similar Councils (2018-2019)

$2,717.81

All Councils (2018-2019)

$3,322.88

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Darebin City Similar Councils All Councils
2015-2016 $2,087.47 $2,472.81 $2,949.21
2016-2017 $2,174.62 $2,517.44 $3,076.54
2017-2018 $2,288.76 $2,605.13 $3,173.85
2018-2019 $2,342.44 $2,717.81 $3,322.88
2019-2020 $2,415.64 $2,728.93 $3,247.86
2020-2021 $2,379.93 $2,751.83 $3,248.25
2021-2022 $2,396.59 $2,776.95 $3,283.87
2022-2023 $2,454.89 $2,815.62 $3,335.79

Darebin City Council Says...

Total expenditure increased by $6.7 million from previous year.

Percentage of staff turnover

Number of staff resignations and terminations divided by the average number of staff employed for the year

Darebin City (2018-2019)

14.16%

Similar Councils (2018-2019)

13.45%

All Councils (2018-2019)

14.07%

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Darebin City Similar Councils All Councils
2015-2016 4.96% 11.26% 11.56%
2016-2017 9.59% 11.80% 12.10%
2017-2018 12.03% 11.94% 13.20%
2018-2019 14.16% 13.45% 14.07%
2019-2020 9.30% 10.97% 10.28%
2020-2021 9.30% 10.95% 10.09%
2021-2022 9.30% 11.10% 10.11%
2022-2023 9.30% 10.97% 10.03%

Darebin City Council Says...

Terminations and resignation impacted by ongoing organisational reviews during 2018/19.

Current assets as a percentage of current liabilities

Value of current assets at the end of the year (i.e. assets that can easily be converted to cash within 12 months) divided by the value of current liabilities at the end of year (i.e. obligations due or payable by cash within the next 12 months)

Darebin City (2018-2019)

261.82%

Similar Councils (2018-2019)

271.25%

All Councils (2018-2019)

319.74%

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Darebin City Similar Councils All Councils
2015-2016 226.78% 224.65% 241.76%
2016-2017 259.63% 258.38% 293.07%
2017-2018 241.96% 277.19% 317.53%
2018-2019 261.82% 271.25% 319.74%
2019-2020 188.60% 228.63% 250.74%
2020-2021 131.25% 192.77% 227.10%
2021-2022 62.38% 188.71% 228.98%
2022-2023 -7.64% 196.32% 236.93%

Darebin City Council Says...

Current liabilities impacted by holding less trade payables and deposits than previous year. Current assets impacted by increased cash and cash equivalents arising mainly from delays in completing the planned capital works program and receipt of 50% of the 2019/20 Victorian Grants Commission funding. Future years are impacted by the planned capital expenditure for the Multi-sport Stadium, Northcote Aquatic and Recreation Centre, and Reservoir Leisure Centre.

Unrestricted cash as a percentage of current liabilities

Amount of cash at the end of the year which is free of restrictions divided by the value of current liabilities at the end of year (i.e. obligations due or payable by cash within the next 12 months)

Darebin City (2018-2019)

130.74%

Similar Councils (2018-2019)

94.64%

All Councils (2018-2019)

94.27%

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Darebin City Similar Councils All Councils
2015-2016 91.54% 87.78% 95.85%
2016-2017 116.84% 66.92% 96.18%
2017-2018 126.47% 79.81% 101.05%
2018-2019 130.74% 94.64% 94.27%
2019-2020 68.20% 115.30% 138.87%
2020-2021 16.40% 93.97% 123.19%
2021-2022 -30.20% 87.76% 121.11%
2022-2023 -97.90% 95.80% 125.13%

Darebin City Council Says...

Delays in completing the planned capital works program and receipt of the 2019/20 Victorian Grants Commission funding has impacted unrestricted cash balances. Future years are impacted by the planned capital expenditure for the Multi-sport Stadium, Northcote Aquatic and Recreation Centre, and Reservoir Leisure Centre.

Asset renewal as a percentage of depreciation

Expenditure on renewing existing assets or replacing existing assets to their original capability divided by the amount of depreciation on all assets

Darebin City (2018-2019)

83.45%

Similar Councils (2018-2019)

94.82%

All Councils (2018-2019)

86.80%

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Darebin City Similar Councils All Councils
2015-2016 66.13% 85.90% 76.33%
2016-2017 78.95% 91.75% 77.30%
2017-2018 101.58% 90.39% 78.86%
2018-2019 83.45% 94.82% 86.80%
2019-2020 112.07% 112.38% 100.63%
2020-2021 113.22% 106.78% 88.32%
2021-2022 139.36% 103.96% 86.34%
2022-2023 147.70% 97.82% 84.91%

Darebin City Council Says...

The previous year renewal expenditure was impacted by the resurfacing of the Darebin International Sports Centre synthetic surfaces.

Loans and borrowings as a percentage of rates

Value of interest bearing loans and borrowings at the end of the year divided by rates raised for the year

Darebin City (2018-2019)

0.00%

Similar Councils (2018-2019)

14.57%

All Councils (2018-2019)

16.44%

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Darebin City Similar Councils All Councils
2015-2016 0.00% 20.42% 22.66%
2016-2017 0.00% 18.25% 20.75%
2017-2018 0.00% 15.69% 18.05%
2018-2019 0.00% 14.57% 16.44%
2019-2020 0.00% 15.64% 18.18%
2020-2021 0.00% 16.18% 18.97%
2021-2022 0.00% 17.32% 18.12%
2022-2023 0.00% 15.97% 16.91%

Darebin City Council Says...

Loans and borrowings repayments as a percentage of rates

Interest bearing loan and borrowing repayments for the year divided by rates raised for the year

Darebin City (2018-2019)

0.00%

Similar Councils (2018-2019)

2.35%

All Councils (2018-2019)

2.68%

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Darebin City Similar Councils All Councils
2015-2016 0.16% 3.37% 4.60%
2016-2017 0.00% 3.05% 3.62%
2017-2018 0.00% 2.97% 3.38%
2018-2019 0.00% 2.35% 2.68%
2019-2020 0.00% 3.22% 4.46%
2020-2021 0.00% 1.93% 2.54%
2021-2022 0.00% 4.25% 4.23%
2022-2023 0.00% 2.97% 2.88%

Darebin City Council Says...

Non-current liabilities as a percentage of own source revenue

Value of non-current liabilities at the end of year (i.e. obligations not due or payable by cash within the next 12 months) divided by total revenue excluding government grants, contributions for capital works and the value of assets received from developers

Darebin City (2018-2019)

1.15%

Similar Councils (2018-2019)

10.49%

All Councils (2018-2019)

17.93%

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Darebin City Similar Councils All Councils
2015-2016 1.22% 16.36% 24.65%
2016-2017 1.22% 14.00% 22.64%
2017-2018 1.32% 12.16% 20.63%
2018-2019 1.15% 10.49% 17.93%
2019-2020 1.10% 12.84% 20.75%
2020-2021 1.11% 11.67% 19.58%
2021-2022 1.09% 13.56% 19.64%
2022-2023 1.07% 12.96% 18.92%

Darebin City Council Says...

Adjusted underlying surplus (or deficit) as a percentage of underlying revenue

Surplus or deficit for the year excluding non-recurrent government grants received for capital purposes, contributions for capital works and the value of assets received from developers divided by total revenue excluding non-recurrent government grants received for capital purposes, contributions for capital works and the value of assets received from developers

Darebin City (2018-2019)

7.90%

Similar Councils (2018-2019)

9.09%

All Councils (2018-2019)

4.24%

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Darebin City Similar Councils All Councils
2015-2016 8.03% 8.78% -1.22%
2016-2017 8.65% 12.63% 9.00%
2017-2018 6.18% 10.20% 4.80%
2018-2019 7.90% 9.09% 4.24%
2019-2020 5.81% 6.65% 0.50%
2020-2021 6.23% 7.75% 2.94%
2021-2022 6.45% 7.90% 3.32%
2022-2023 5.08% 8.31% 4.54%

Darebin City Council Says...

Adjusted underlying surplus has increased by $3.8 million from previous year.

Rates as a percentage of adjusted underlying revenue

Rates raised for the year divided by total revenue excluding non-recurrent government grants received for capital purposes, contributions for capital works and the value of assets received from developers

Darebin City (2018-2019)

69.64%

Similar Councils (2018-2019)

65.52%

All Councils (2018-2019)

59.45%

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Darebin City Similar Councils All Councils
2015-2016 73.90% 67.51% 63.99%
2016-2017 72.28% 65.08% 57.59%
2017-2018 71.51% 65.51% 59.55%
2018-2019 69.64% 65.52% 59.45%
2019-2020 71.90% 68.58% 64.05%
2020-2021 71.25% 68.43% 63.74%
2021-2022 71.52% 68.83% 64.23%
2022-2023 71.77% 68.90% 64.09%

Darebin City Council Says...

Rates as a percentage of property values in municipality

Rates raised for the year divided by the total capital improved value (i.e. market value) of all rateable properties

Darebin City (2018-2019)

0.21%

Similar Councils (2018-2019)

0.21%

All Councils (2018-2019)

0.42%

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Darebin City Similar Councils All Councils
2015-2016 0.25% 0.48% 0.53%
2016-2017 0.26% 0.24% 0.45%
2017-2018 0.25% 0.25% 0.46%
2018-2019 0.21% 0.21% 0.42%
2019-2020 0.24% 0.23% 0.42%
2020-2021 0.24% 0.23% 0.42%
2021-2022 0.24% 0.23% 0.43%
2022-2023 0.25% 0.23% 0.43%

Darebin City Council Says...