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Golden Plains Shire

Profile Performance

Provision of food safety services to the community including registrations, education, monitoring, inspections and compliance

Time taken to action food complaints

Average number of days it has taken for council to action food complaints received from members of the public about the safety or handling of food for sale. 2015/16 was the first year of reporting for this indicator. From 2016/17 this indicator is reported by calendar year.

Golden Plains Shire (2018-2019)

1.92 days

Similar Councils (2018-2019)

1.92 days

All Councils (2018-2019)

2.07 days

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Golden Plains Shire Similar Councils All Councils
2015-2016 1 days 1.76 days 2.06 days
2016-2017 1 days 1.82 days 2.56 days
2017-2018 1.06 days 1.7 days 1.76 days
2018-2019 1.92 days 1.92 days 2.07 days

Golden Plains Shire Council Says...

8 of the 12 complaints were actioned within one day. The others within two to three days.

Percentage of required food safety assessments undertaken

Percentage of registered class 1 and 2 food premises that receive an annual food safety assessment. From 2015/16 this indicator is reported by calendar year.

Golden Plains Shire (2018-2019)

100.00%

Similar Councils (2018-2019)

96.75%

All Councils (2018-2019)

94.82%

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Golden Plains Shire Similar Councils All Councils
2015-2016 83.17% 89.48% 90.88%
2016-2017 98.08% 92.19% 93.20%
2017-2018 100.00% 95.88% 94.61%
2018-2019 100.00% 96.75% 94.82%

Golden Plains Shire Council Says...

All 127 premises that required assessments were assessed during the year

Cost of food safety service per premises

Direct cost of the food safety service per food premises registered by council (or for which council has received notification) during the year. This indicator includes Streatrader registrations from 2015/16 onwards, which may affect a council's variance from 2014/15.

Golden Plains Shire (2018-2019)

$201.19

Similar Councils (2018-2019)

$425.17

All Councils (2018-2019)

$484.34

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Golden Plains Shire Similar Councils All Councils
2015-2016 $263.67 $449.98 $507.28
2016-2017 $272.54 $437.75 $477.02
2017-2018 $207.64 $393.26 $489.47
2018-2019 $201.19 $425.17 $484.34

Golden Plains Shire Council Says...

An additional 9 premises were registered during the year, reducing the cost per premise

Percentage of critical and major non-compliance outcome notifications followed up by council

Percentage of critical and major non-compliance outcome notifications about a food premises that are followed up by council. From 2016/17 this indicator is reported by calendar year.

Golden Plains Shire (2018-2019)

100.00%

Similar Councils (2018-2019)

97.34%

All Councils (2018-2019)

95.66%

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Golden Plains Shire Similar Councils All Councils
2015-2016 95.45% 90.31% 92.49%
2016-2017 94.12% 89.92% 91.48%
2017-2018 100.00% 90.60% 93.80%
2018-2019 100.00% 97.34% 95.66%

Golden Plains Shire Council Says...

All 45 critical and major non-compliance notifications were followed up