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Horsham Rural City

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Provision of indoor and outdoor aquatic facilities to the community and visitors for wellbeing, water safety, sport and recreation

Health inspections of aquatic facilities

Number of inspections by an authorised officer carried out per Council aquatic facility

Horsham Rural City (2018-2019)

0.00

Similar Councils (2018-2019)

2.13

All Councils (2018-2019)

1.90

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Horsham Rural City Similar Councils All Councils
2015-2016 0.00 2.12 1.68
2016-2017 0.00 1.92 1.71
2017-2018 0.00 2.15 1.61
2018-2019 0.00 2.13 1.90

Horsham Rural City Council Says...

No health inspections were conducted as they are not required by the Health Act 2008.

Reportable safety incidents at aquatic facilities

Number of WorkSafe reportable aquatic facility safety incidents

Horsham Rural City (2018-2019)

0.00

Similar Councils (2018-2019)

2.10

All Councils (2018-2019)

1.64

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Horsham Rural City Similar Councils All Councils
2015-2016 0.00 2.40 1.86
2016-2017 1.00 2.70 1.36
2017-2018 0.00 2.00 1.53
2018-2019 0.00 2.10 1.64

Horsham Rural City Council Says...

There were no reportable Worksafe incidents for 2018-2019.

Cost of indoor aquatic facilities per visit

Direct cost to council (less any income received) of providing indoor aquatic facilities per visit

Horsham Rural City (2018-2019)

$4.31

Similar Councils (2018-2019)

$3.50

All Councils (2018-2019)

$3.15

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Horsham Rural City Similar Councils All Councils
2015-2016 $3.71 $2.21 $2.82
2016-2017 $3.92 $2.38 $2.76
2017-2018 $3.10 $2.39 $2.79
2018-2019 $4.31 $3.50 $3.15

Horsham Rural City Council Says...

The aquatic centre contract was renegotiated at a higher cost as a result of increased competition in the local market resulting in less memberships and on the basis that a 24/7 Gym service was introduced. There was also an additional cost associated with extending outdoor pool hours as part of a trial and increases in utility costs, partially as a result of the introduction of the new 24/7 gym service.

Cost of outdoor aquatic facilities per visit

Direct cost to council (less any income received) of providing outdoor aquatic facilities per visit

Horsham Rural City (2018-2019)

Service not provided

Similar Councils (2018-2019)

$9.82

All Councils (2018-2019)

$12.08

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Horsham Rural City Similar Councils All Councils
2015-2016 Service not provided $9.22 $11.65
2016-2017 Service not provided $9.26 $12.03
2017-2018 Service not provided $8.22 $11.66
2018-2019 Service not provided $9.82 $12.08

Horsham Rural City Council Says...

Number of visits to aquatic facilities per head of municipal population

Number of visits to aquatic facilities per head of municipal population

Horsham Rural City (2018-2019)

8.77

Similar Councils (2018-2019)

6.58

All Councils (2018-2019)

5.11

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Horsham Rural City Similar Councils All Councils
2015-2016 6.70 7.01 5.26
2016-2017 6.39 6.74 5.27
2017-2018 8.20 6.75 5.10
2018-2019 8.77 6.58 5.11

Horsham Rural City Council Says...

Utilisation of aquatic facilities has increased due to the introduction of access to Gym 24/7 which has led to an increase in memberships and therefore visits, extending outdoor pool hours, an extensive summer holidays program and a greater focus on aqua based classes.