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Darebin City

Profile Performance

Provision of good governance to the community including making and implementing decisions with reference to community engagement, policy frameworks and agreed practice

Council decisions made at meetings closed to the public

Percentage of council resolutions made at an ordinary or special meeting of council (or at a meeting of a special committee consisting only of councillors) closed to the public

Darebin City (2018-2019)

3.07%

Similar Councils (2018-2019)

8.58%

All Councils (2018-2019)

9.55%

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Darebin City Similar Councils All Councils
2015-2016 5.14% 9.45% 11.53%
2016-2017 6.37% 7.17% 9.45%
2017-2018 4.11% 7.40% 9.29%
2018-2019 3.07% 8.58% 9.55%

Darebin City Council Says...

This result reflects Council's commitment to transparent governance and decision making.

Community satisfaction with community consultation and engagement

Community satisfaction rating out of 100 with the consultation and engagement efforts of the council. This includes consulting and engaging directly with the community on key local issues requiring decisions by council.

Darebin City (2018-2019)

70/100

Similar Councils (2018-2019)

61/100

All Councils (2018-2019)

56/100

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Darebin City Similar Councils All Councils
2015-2016 66/100 59/100 55/100
2016-2017 65/100 58/100 55/100
2017-2018 68/100 60/100 56/100
2018-2019 70/100 61/100 56/100

Darebin City Council Says...

During 2018-2019, Council undertook more than 30 engagement projects, including the Preston Market Precinct, Darebin Graffiti Management Strategy, Darebin Integrated Weed Management Strategy, and a number of play space improvements such as DR Atkinson Reserve in Reservoir.

Councillor attendance at council meetings

Percentage of attendance at ordinary and special council meetings by councillors

Darebin City (2018-2019)

97.08%

Similar Councils (2018-2019)

91.75%

All Councils (2018-2019)

91.70%

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Darebin City Similar Councils All Councils
2015-2016 92.63% 91.42% 91.32%
2016-2017 94.02% 94.55% 94.34%
2017-2018 95.24% 92.66% 93.23%
2018-2019 97.08% 91.75% 91.70%

Darebin City Council Says...

Cost of governance per councillor

Direct cost of delivering council's governance service per councillor

Darebin City (2018-2019)

$54,342.78

Similar Councils (2018-2019)

$53,933.69

All Councils (2018-2019)

$48,340.83

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Darebin City Similar Councils All Councils
2015-2016 $45,771.89 $55,843.69 $48,411.16
2016-2017 $52,913.78 $53,354.08 $47,978.61
2017-2018 $53,774.22 $51,982.49 $47,505.59
2018-2019 $54,342.78 $53,933.69 $48,340.83

Darebin City Council Says...

Community satisfaction with council decisions

Community satisfaction rating out 100 with how council has performed in making decisions in the interests of the community

Darebin City (2018-2019)

70/100

Similar Councils (2018-2019)

61/100

All Councils (2018-2019)

55/100

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Darebin City Similar Councils All Councils
2015-2016 66/100 60/100 54/100
2016-2017 65/100 59/100 54/100
2017-2018 67/100 59/100 54/100
2018-2019 70/100 61/100 55/100

Darebin City Council Says...