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Nillumbik 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

Nillumbik Shire (2018-2019)

13.92%

Similar Councils (2018-2019)

8.66%

All Councils (2018-2019)

9.55%

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Nillumbik Shire Similar Councils All Councils
2015-2016 15.20% 17.41% 11.53%
2016-2017 13.28% 11.38% 9.45%
2017-2018 14.00% 10.50% 9.29%
2018-2019 13.92% 8.66% 9.55%

Nillumbik Shire Council Says...

Council made 316 resolutions at 28 Council and Committee meetings, of which 44 were made in a meeting closed to the public under section 89(2) of the Local Government Act 1989. As required by the Act, the reasons why a meeting was closed to the public are recorded in the public version of the minutes.

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.

Nillumbik Shire (2018-2019)

63/100

Similar Councils (2018-2019)

59/100

All Councils (2018-2019)

56/100

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Nillumbik Shire Similar Councils All Councils
2015-2016 66/100 58/100 55/100
2016-2017 58/100 56/100 55/100
2017-2018 63/100 58/100 56/100
2018-2019 63/100 59/100 56/100

Nillumbik Shire Council Says...

Satisfaction with Council's community consultation and engagement improved slightly in 2018-2019 (up 0.2 percentage points), continuing the upward trend since 2016-2017.

Councillor attendance at council meetings

Percentage of attendance at ordinary and special council meetings by councillors

Nillumbik Shire (2018-2019)

99.16%

Similar Councils (2018-2019)

87.36%

All Councils (2018-2019)

91.70%

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Nillumbik Shire Similar Councils All Councils
2015-2016 93.33% 87.27% 91.32%
2016-2017 97.96% 93.36% 94.34%
2017-2018 94.90% 90.25% 93.23%
2018-2019 99.16% 87.36% 91.70%

Nillumbik Shire Council Says...

Council held 12 Ordinary meetings and five Special meetings in 2018-2019.

Cost of governance per councillor

Direct cost of delivering council's governance service per councillor

Nillumbik Shire (2018-2019)

$43,461.99

Similar Councils (2018-2019)

$55,256.32

All Councils (2018-2019)

$48,340.83

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Nillumbik Shire Similar Councils All Councils
2015-2016 $51,874.20 $51,639.67 $48,411.16
2016-2017 $54,858.83 $53,566.29 $47,978.61
2017-2018 $39,726.43 $52,888.10 $47,505.59
2018-2019 $43,461.99 $55,256.32 $48,340.83

Nillumbik Shire Council Says...

The cost of governance includes training, conference and seminar costs, travel, mobile, internet, Councillor allowances and other miscellaneous expenditure. Total cost increased slightly in 2018-2019, primarily due to some additional voluntary training undertaken by some Councillors to support their duties.

Community satisfaction with council decisions

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

Nillumbik Shire (2018-2019)

64/100

Similar Councils (2018-2019)

59/100

All Councils (2018-2019)

55/100

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Nillumbik Shire Similar Councils All Councils
2015-2016 64/100 58/100 54/100
2016-2017 57/100 56/100 54/100
2017-2018 63/100 57/100 54/100
2018-2019 64/100 59/100 55/100

Nillumbik Shire Council Says...

Satisfaction with Council decisions improved slightly by 1.9 percentage points) in 2019, returning to the level of satisfaction in earlier years, and continuing the upward trend since 2016-2017.