Skip to content Know Your Council

Moonee Valley 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.

Moonee Valley City (2018-2019)

1.37 days

Similar Councils (2018-2019)

1.89 days

All Councils (2018-2019)

2.03 days

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Moonee Valley City Similar Councils All Councils
2015-2016 1.73 days 2.91 days 2.17 days
2016-2017 1.58 days 2.55 days 2.06 days
2017-2018 1.79 days 2.28 days 2.19 days
2018-2019 1.37 days 1.89 days 2.03 days

Moonee Valley City Council Says...

The employment of an additional full time City Compliance officer helped Moonee Valley City Council reduce the time taken to action animal management requests.

Animals reclaimed from council

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

Moonee Valley City (2018-2019)

47.29%

Similar Councils (2018-2019)

54.46%

All Councils (2018-2019)

50.95%

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Moonee Valley City Similar Councils All Councils
2015-2016 49.87% 55.19% 54.57%
2016-2017 40.69% 54.69% 51.24%
2017-2018 42.63% 52.68% 50.34%
2018-2019 47.29% 54.46% 50.95%

Moonee Valley City Council Says...

The increase in the percentage of animals reclaimed was due to both an improvement in the internal processes of Moonee Valley City Council's pound provider, and to pet owners reclaiming more animals in 2018/19 than in previous years.

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

Moonee Valley City (2018-2019)

$41.48

Similar Councils (2018-2019)

$61.18

All Councils (2018-2019)

$63.27

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Moonee Valley City Similar Councils All Councils
2015-2016 $29.86 $48.31 $50.43
2016-2017 $38.93 $52.89 $53.75
2017-2018 $37.81 $57.21 $59.95
2018-2019 $41.48 $61.18 $63.27

Moonee Valley City Council Says...

The increase in costs for 2018/19 was due to Moonee Valley City Council's pound provider increasing their fees during the period.

Animal management prosecutions

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

Moonee Valley City (2018-2019)

4.00

Similar Councils (2018-2019)

13.62

All Councils (2018-2019)

12.32

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Moonee Valley City Similar Councils All Councils
2015-2016 4.00 11.05 11.24
2016-2017 6.00 11.71 10.84
2017-2018 8.00 15.52 13.73
2018-2019 4.00 13.62 12.32

Moonee Valley City Council Says...

Council has proactively patrols parks and reserves, advocating to dog owners the importance of 'Effective Control'. In addition, Council has installed new signage which listed the requirements set out in our Order made pursuant to the Domestic Animals Act 1994. These initiatives have added to the reduction in reported dog attack incidents and subsequently prosecutions, and has also increased the public's awareness.