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Moorabool Shire

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

Moorabool Shire (2018-2019)

21.95%

Similar Councils (2018-2019)

7.98%

All Councils (2018-2019)

9.55%

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Moorabool Shire Similar Councils All Councils
2015-2016 9.97% 12.71% 11.53%
2016-2017 4.93% 10.62% 9.45%
2017-2018 5.68% 8.66% 9.29%
2018-2019 21.95% 7.98% 9.55%

Moorabool Shire Council Says...

Of these 36, 16 reports considered confidential tender information, 3 considered the appointment of the CEO and 3 considered award recipients

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.

Moorabool Shire (2018-2019)

49/100

Similar Councils (2018-2019)

53/100

All Councils (2018-2019)

56/100

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Moorabool Shire Similar Councils All Councils
2015-2016 49/100 51/100 55/100
2016-2017 48/100 52/100 55/100
2017-2018 50/100 53/100 56/100
2018-2019 49/100 53/100 56/100

Moorabool Shire Council Says...

Whilst within accepted range, the Annual Community Satisfaction Survey indicates an index score significantly lower than both State-wide and Large Rural group council averages for lobbying and consultation and engagement. Moorabool Shire Council is committed to best practice community engagement as an essential foundation of good governance and will be looking for opportunities to improve.

Councillor attendance at council meetings

Percentage of attendance at ordinary and special council meetings by councillors

Moorabool Shire (2018-2019)

91.07%

Similar Councils (2018-2019)

92.49%

All Councils (2018-2019)

91.70%

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Moorabool Shire Similar Councils All Councils
2015-2016 93.14% 92.56% 91.32%
2016-2017 91.60% 94.68% 94.34%
2017-2018 93.23% 94.40% 93.23%
2018-2019 91.07% 92.49% 91.70%

Moorabool Shire Council Says...

The attendance rate exhibits a high level of commitment by the elected members in representing their community.

Cost of governance per councillor

Direct cost of delivering council's governance service per councillor

Moorabool Shire (2018-2019)

$44,574.95

Similar Councils (2018-2019)

$44,461.78

All Councils (2018-2019)

$48,340.83

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Moorabool Shire Similar Councils All Councils
2015-2016 $40,298.92 $46,294.98 $48,411.16
2016-2017 $37,878.78 $42,625.38 $47,978.61
2017-2018 $45,402.28 $42,861.71 $47,505.59
2018-2019 $44,574.95 $44,461.78 $48,340.83

Moorabool Shire Council Says...

The cost of governance sits at the lower end of the expected range and exhibits a slight decrease from last year. The cost of governance has remained consistent over the past 5 years.

Community satisfaction with council decisions

Community satisfaction rating out 100 with how council has performed in making decisions in the interests of the community

Moorabool Shire (2018-2019)

49/100

Similar Councils (2018-2019)

50/100

All Councils (2018-2019)

55/100

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Moorabool Shire Similar Councils All Councils
2015-2016 48/100 49/100 54/100
2016-2017 49/100 51/100 54/100
2017-2018 51/100 51/100 54/100
2018-2019 49/100 50/100 55/100

Moorabool Shire Council Says...

Whilst within accepted range, the Annual Community Satisfaction Survey indicates an index score of 49. Moorabool Shire Council is committed to increasing this score over the coming years.