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Borough of Queenscliffe

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

Borough of Queenscliffe (2019-2020)

13.09%

Similar Councils (2019-2020)

11.21%

All Councils (2019-2020)

9.84%

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Borough of Queenscliffe Similar Councils All Councils
2016-2017 6.51% 10.08% 9.45%
2017-2018 11.63% 10.57% 9.29%
2018-2019 10.97% 11.92% 9.55%
2019-2020 13.09% 11.21% 9.84%

Borough of Queenscliffe Council Says...

Council resolutions made at meetings closed to the public in 2019-20 are due to the consideration and awarding of a number of tenders where components of the tenders were commercial in confidence. Other confidential items related to the awarding of honours, grants and awards.

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.

Borough of Queenscliffe (2019-2020)

59/100

Similar Councils (2019-2020)

54/100

All Councils (2019-2020)

56/100

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Borough of Queenscliffe Similar Councils All Councils
2016-2017 58/100 54/100 55/100
2017-2018 56/100 53/100 56/100
2018-2019 51/100 55/100 56/100
2019-2020 59/100 54/100 56/100

Borough of Queenscliffe Council Says...

This result reflects a significant improvement in Council's community consultation and engagement activities.

Councillor attendance at council meetings

Percentage of attendance at ordinary and special council meetings by councillors

Borough of Queenscliffe (2019-2020)

95.00%

Similar Councils (2019-2020)

93.47%

All Councils (2019-2020)

92.01%

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Borough of Queenscliffe Similar Councils All Councils
2016-2017 95.00% 94.05% 94.34%
2017-2018 90.00% 93.52% 93.23%
2018-2019 93.85% 92.62% 91.70%
2019-2020 95.00% 93.47% 92.01%

Borough of Queenscliffe Council Says...

Councillor attendance was 76 of a possible 80 instances (16 meetings x 5 councillors) in 2019-20, compared with 61 of a possible 65 instances (13 meetings x 5 councillors) in 2018-19.

Cost of elected representation

Direct cost of delivering council's governance service per councillor

Borough of Queenscliffe (2019-2020)

$36,995.57

Similar Councils (2019-2020)

$42,533.30

All Councils (2019-2020)

$49,089.27

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Borough of Queenscliffe Similar Councils All Councils
2016-2017 $38,508.12 $36,850.01 $47,978.61
2017-2018 $37,331.82 $43,261.54 $47,505.59
2018-2019 $36,299.49 $43,254.39 $48,340.83
2019-2020 $36,995.57 $42,533.30 $49,089.27

Borough of Queenscliffe Council Says...

Community satisfaction with council decisions

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

Borough of Queenscliffe (2019-2020)

54/100

Similar Councils (2019-2020)

53/100

All Councils (2019-2020)

55/100

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Borough of Queenscliffe Similar Councils All Councils
2016-2017 58/100 53/100 54/100
2017-2018 53/100 52/100 54/100
2018-2019 49/100 54/100 55/100
2019-2020 54/100 53/100 55/100

Borough of Queenscliffe Council Says...

Improvement is a result of significant improvement in community consultation and engagement activities.