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Horsham Rural City

Profile Performance

Provision of animal management and responsible pet ownership services to the community including monitoring, registration, enforcement and education

Time taken to action animal management requests

Average number of days it has taken for council to action animal management requests. 2015/16 was the first year of reporting for this indicator.

Horsham Rural City (2018-2019)

1 days

Similar Councils (2018-2019)

2.87 days

All Councils (2018-2019)

2.03 days

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Horsham Rural City Similar Councils All Councils
2015-2016 1 days 1.58 days 2.17 days
2016-2017 1 days 2.38 days 2.06 days
2017-2018 1.01 days 4.04 days 2.19 days
2018-2019 1 days 2.87 days 2.03 days

Horsham Rural City Council Says...

Animals reclaimed from council

Percentage of all collected cats and dogs (feral and registered) which have been reclaimed

Horsham Rural City (2018-2019)

62.91%

Similar Councils (2018-2019)

48.54%

All Councils (2018-2019)

50.95%

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Horsham Rural City Similar Councils All Councils
2015-2016 38.00% 50.80% 54.57%
2016-2017 55.81% 50.03% 51.24%
2017-2018 45.31% 44.27% 50.34%
2018-2019 62.91% 48.54% 50.95%

Horsham Rural City Council Says...

2018-2019 saw a marked increase in animals being reclaimed by their owners.

Cost of animal management service per registered animal

Direct cost to council of the animal management service per domestic animal (i.e. cats and dogs) that has been registered

Horsham Rural City (2018-2019)

$117.43

Similar Councils (2018-2019)

$70.28

All Councils (2018-2019)

$63.27

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Horsham Rural City Similar Councils All Councils
2015-2016 $68.07 $45.17 $50.43
2016-2017 $66.70 $47.15 $53.75
2017-2018 $72.43 $64.54 $59.95
2018-2019 $117.43 $70.28 $63.27

Horsham Rural City Council Says...

Costs have increased significantly due to staff turnover resulting in an increased use of casual and contract labour.

Animal management prosecutions

Number of animal management charges (excluding unpaid fines) that result in a prosecution in favour of council

Horsham Rural City (2018-2019)

1.00

Similar Councils (2018-2019)

20.63

All Councils (2018-2019)

12.32

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Horsham Rural City Similar Councils All Councils
2015-2016 2.00 4.14 11.24
2016-2017 1.00 4.57 10.84
2017-2018 Not applicable for this reporting period 11.80 13.73
2018-2019 1.00 20.63 12.32

Horsham Rural City Council Says...

Council had one successful animal prosecution for the period.