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Greater Dandenong City

Profile Performance

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

Expenses per property assessment

Amount of council expenditure for each property

Greater Dandenong City (2019-2020)

$2,991.75

Similar Councils (2019-2020)

$2,773.81

All Councils (2019-2020)

$3,402.81

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Greater Dandenong City Similar Councils All Councils
2016-2017 $2,644.92 $2,517.44 $3,076.54
2017-2018 $2,701.55 $2,605.13 $3,173.85
2018-2019 $2,889.34 $2,717.81 $3,322.88
2019-2020 $2,991.75 $2,773.81 $3,402.81
2020-2021 $2,948.05 $2,819.33 $3,387.06
2021-2022 $2,890.17 $2,815.93 $3,325.18
2022-2023 $2,936.03 $2,845.76 $3,361.73
2023-2024 $2,972.48 $2,891.12 $3,407.05

Greater Dandenong City Council Says...

Average rate per property assessment

Amount of rates charged on average for each property. New indicator from July 2019. Please refer to retired indicators link for previous results.

Greater Dandenong City (2019-2020)

$1,838.75

Similar Councils (2019-2020)

$1,794.85

All Councils (2019-2020)

$1,774.72

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Greater Dandenong City Similar Councils All Councils
2019-2020 $1,838.75 $1,794.85 $1,774.72
2020-2021 $1,911.98 $1,815.05 $1,800.94
2021-2022 $1,944.85 $1,861.38 $1,837.61
2022-2023 $1,981.07 $1,892.63 $1,871.38
2023-2024 $2,017.66 $1,926.30 $1,905.41

Greater Dandenong City Council Says...

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)

Greater Dandenong City (2019-2020)

205.46%

Similar Councils (2019-2020)

252.00%

All Councils (2019-2020)

291.35%

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Greater Dandenong City Similar Councils All Councils
2016-2017 202.31% 258.38% 293.07%
2017-2018 219.30% 277.19% 317.53%
2018-2019 217.50% 271.25% 319.74%
2019-2020 205.46% 252.00% 291.35%
2020-2021 167.91% 207.28% 256.19%
2021-2022 171.27% 185.31% 237.21%
2022-2023 163.07% 180.59% 233.01%
2023-2024 163.76% 181.99% 230.24%

Greater Dandenong City Council Says...

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)

Greater Dandenong City (2019-2020)

103.14%

Similar Councils (2019-2020)

77.12%

All Councils (2019-2020)

88.99%

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Greater Dandenong City Similar Councils All Councils
2016-2017 81.02% 66.92% 96.18%
2017-2018 86.14% 79.81% 101.05%
2018-2019 91.68% 94.64% 94.27%
2019-2020 103.14% 77.12% 88.99%
2020-2021 62.94% 81.73% 125.03%
2021-2022 66.36% 67.89% 113.21%
2022-2023 61.99% 66.49% 107.84%
2023-2024 61.20% 67.20% 103.97%

Greater Dandenong City Council Says...

The 2020 result is higher due to the reclassification of Development Contribution Plan (DCP) liabilities from trust funds to unearned income as per the new Accounting Standard AASB 1058 'Income of Not-For-Profit Entities'. Future years are not comparable to prior year actual results as forecast years do not project capital expenditure delays or unspent grants.

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

Greater Dandenong City (2019-2020)

41.72%

Similar Councils (2019-2020)

12.35%

All Councils (2019-2020)

15.03%

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Greater Dandenong City Similar Councils All Councils
2016-2017 43.62% 18.25% 20.75%
2017-2018 39.60% 15.69% 18.05%
2018-2019 42.15% 14.57% 16.44%
2019-2020 41.72% 12.35% 15.03%
2020-2021 37.66% 16.32% 20.35%
2021-2022 34.93% 20.70% 20.87%
2022-2023 41.27% 23.02% 20.76%
2023-2024 46.29% 22.63% 19.72%

Greater Dandenong 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

Greater Dandenong City (2019-2020)

8.16%

Similar Councils (2019-2020)

3.52%

All Councils (2019-2020)

4.73%

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Greater Dandenong City Similar Councils All Councils
2016-2017 5.44% 3.05% 3.62%
2017-2018 4.99% 2.97% 3.38%
2018-2019 4.65% 2.35% 2.68%
2019-2020 8.16% 3.52% 4.73%
2020-2021 4.10% 2.96% 3.19%
2021-2022 4.04% 2.99% 4.00%
2022-2023 3.94% 2.84% 3.18%
2023-2024 4.89% 2.61% 2.76%

Greater Dandenong City Council Says...

The 2020 result is higher due to the full repayment of the $4.9 million Local Government Funding Vehicle (LGFV) in November 2019.

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

Greater Dandenong City (2019-2020)

34.74%

Similar Councils (2019-2020)

12.34%

All Councils (2019-2020)

21.38%

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Greater Dandenong City Similar Councils All Councils
2016-2017 34.57% 14.00% 22.64%
2017-2018 31.45% 12.16% 20.63%
2018-2019 30.69% 10.49% 17.93%
2019-2020 34.74% 12.34% 21.38%
2020-2021 31.94% 14.21% 23.21%
2021-2022 28.75% 17.12% 23.31%
2022-2023 33.32% 18.83% 22.91%
2023-2024 36.93% 18.17% 21.93%

Greater Dandenong City Council Says...

The 2020 result is higher due to new borrowings of $10 million in 2019-20 to part fund the Springvale Community Hub major project, partly offset by the full repayment of the $4.9 million Local Government Funding Vehicle in November 2019. The forecast ratio result for 2023 and 2024 also include new borrowings of $15 million in each of those years to part fund the redevelopment of Dandenong Oasis.

Asset renewal and asset upgrade as a percentage of depreciation

Expenditure on renewing existing assets or upgrading assets divided by the amount of depreciation on all assets. New indicator from July 2019. Please refer to retired indicators link for previous results.

Greater Dandenong City (2019-2020)

113.10%

Similar Councils (2019-2020)

138.09%

All Councils (2019-2020)

115.25%

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Greater Dandenong City Similar Councils All Councils
2019-2020 113.10% 138.09% 115.25%
2020-2021 114.06% 163.92% 145.11%
2021-2022 109.97% 173.59% 127.27%
2022-2023 181.63% 161.22% 117.87%
2023-2024 164.30% 141.66% 111.75%

Greater Dandenong City Council Says...

The forecast ratio result in 2023 and 2024 are due to increased renewal works as a result of the redevelopment of Dandenong Oasis.

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

Greater Dandenong City (2019-2020)

0.61%

Similar Councils (2019-2020)

4.24%

All Councils (2019-2020)

-0.05%

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Greater Dandenong City Similar Councils All Councils
2016-2017 12.82% 12.63% 9.00%
2017-2018 10.89% 10.20% 4.80%
2018-2019 7.15% 9.09% 4.24%
2019-2020 0.61% 4.24% -0.05%
2020-2021 4.66% -0.03% -3.27%
2021-2022 9.06% 5.91% 1.69%
2022-2023 9.12% 6.80% 1.90%
2023-2024 9.20% 7.00% 2.22%

Greater Dandenong City Council Says...

The 2020 ratio result is due mainly to higher expenditure compared to the prior year mainly in relation to capital payments expensed because they were not able to be capitalised to the asset register, an increase in salaries as per the Enterprise Agreement, higher depreciation on fixed assets due to revaluations and capitalisations and higher waste costs particularly recycling.

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

Greater Dandenong City (2019-2020)

71.56%

Similar Councils (2019-2020)

69.00%

All Councils (2019-2020)

61.87%

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Greater Dandenong City Similar Councils All Councils
2016-2017 64.71% 65.08% 57.59%
2017-2018 66.44% 65.51% 59.55%
2018-2019 67.67% 65.52% 59.45%
2019-2020 71.56% 69.00% 61.87%
2020-2021 73.15% 71.30% 64.72%
2021-2022 71.55% 69.49% 64.15%
2022-2023 71.75% 69.46% 64.63%
2023-2024 72.21% 69.57% 64.81%

Greater Dandenong 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

Greater Dandenong City (2019-2020)

0.29%

Similar Councils (2019-2020)

0.23%

All Councils (2019-2020)

0.41%

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Greater Dandenong City Similar Councils All Councils
2016-2017 0.32% 0.24% 0.45%
2017-2018 0.33% 0.25% 0.46%
2018-2019 0.28% 0.21% 0.42%
2019-2020 0.29% 0.23% 0.41%
2020-2021 0.30% 0.23% 0.40%
2021-2022 0.30% 0.23% 0.41%
2022-2023 0.30% 0.24% 0.41%
2023-2024 0.30% 0.24% 0.42%

Greater Dandenong City Council Says...