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Greater Dandenong 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

Greater Dandenong City (2018-2019)

0.00%

Similar Councils (2018-2019)

8.58%

All Councils (2018-2019)

9.55%

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Greater Dandenong City Similar Councils All Councils
2015-2016 0.50% 9.45% 11.53%
2016-2017 0.00% 7.17% 9.45%
2017-2018 0.00% 7.40% 9.29%
2018-2019 0.00% 8.58% 9.55%

Greater Dandenong City Council Says...

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.

Greater Dandenong City (2018-2019)

62/100

Similar Councils (2018-2019)

61/100

All Councils (2018-2019)

56/100

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Greater Dandenong City Similar Councils All Councils
2015-2016 62/100 59/100 55/100
2016-2017 63/100 58/100 55/100
2017-2018 60/100 60/100 56/100
2018-2019 62/100 61/100 56/100

Greater Dandenong City Council Says...

Councillor attendance at council meetings

Percentage of attendance at ordinary and special council meetings by councillors

Greater Dandenong City (2018-2019)

84.58%

Similar Councils (2018-2019)

91.75%

All Councils (2018-2019)

91.70%

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Greater Dandenong City Similar Councils All Councils
2015-2016 98.81% 91.42% 91.32%
2016-2017 95.65% 94.55% 94.34%
2017-2018 90.51% 92.66% 93.23%
2018-2019 84.58% 91.75% 91.70%

Greater Dandenong City Council Says...

All Councillor absences since 2016 have met requirements under the Local Government Act 1989; i.e., all requested leaves of absence have been endorsed by Council. Higher than anticipated absences were reported in 2018-19 due to the resignation of one councillor and a delay in the VEC countback to fill the vacancy over the holiday season break.

Cost of governance per councillor

Direct cost of delivering council's governance service per councillor

Greater Dandenong City (2018-2019)

$57,710.09

Similar Councils (2018-2019)

$53,933.69

All Councils (2018-2019)

$48,340.83

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Greater Dandenong City Similar Councils All Councils
2015-2016 $53,269.18 $55,843.69 $48,411.16
2016-2017 $54,821.09 $53,354.08 $47,978.61
2017-2018 $55,960.73 $51,982.49 $47,505.59
2018-2019 $57,710.09 $53,933.69 $48,340.83

Greater Dandenong 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

Greater Dandenong City (2018-2019)

61/100

Similar Councils (2018-2019)

61/100

All Councils (2018-2019)

55/100

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Greater Dandenong City Similar Councils All Councils
2015-2016 61/100 60/100 54/100
2016-2017 63/100 59/100 54/100
2017-2018 63/100 59/100 54/100
2018-2019 61/100 61/100 55/100

Greater Dandenong City Council Says...