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Borough of Queenscliffe

Profile Performance

Provision of relevant information about whether local governments have the capacity to meet the agreed service and infrastructure needs of their community

Expenses per head of municipal population

Expenses divided by the population of the municipality

Borough of Queenscliffe (2019-2020)

$4,018.20

Similar Councils (2019-2020)

$3,167.84

All Councils (2019-2020)

$2,047.98

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Borough of Queenscliffe Similar Councils All Councils
2016-2017 $3,439.56 $2,937.68 $1,888.36
2017-2018 $3,592.64 $3,086.32 $1,934.89
2018-2019 $3,704.56 $3,188.49 $2,021.92
2019-2020 $4,018.20 $3,167.84 $2,047.98

Borough of Queenscliffe Council Says...

Queenscliffe has a very small population base of 2,940 when compared to other municipalities. Over 55% of rateable properties in Queenscliffe are nonpermanent residences that are not considered in this indicator.

Infrastructure per head of municipal population

Value of property, plant and equipment excluding land at the end of the year divided by the population of the municipality

Borough of Queenscliffe (2019-2020)

$12,565.28

Similar Councils (2019-2020)

$25,372.87

All Councils (2019-2020)

$15,070.92

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Borough of Queenscliffe Similar Councils All Councils
2016-2017 $11,973.66 $22,939.12 $13,619.21
2017-2018 $12,187.12 $24,350.82 $14,192.44
2018-2019 $12,038.23 $25,229.93 $14,674.40
2019-2020 $12,565.28 $25,372.87 $15,070.92

Borough of Queenscliffe Council Says...

Population density per length of road

Population of the municipality divided by the total kilometres of roads under the control of council

Borough of Queenscliffe (2019-2020)

68.37

Similar Councils (2019-2020)

10.03

All Councils (2019-2020)

111.87

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Borough of Queenscliffe Similar Councils All Councils
2016-2017 67.53 9.74 104.34
2017-2018 68.23 9.88 108.55
2018-2019 69.35 9.99 110.56
2019-2020 68.37 10.03 111.87

Borough of Queenscliffe Council Says...

Queenscliffe has a comparatively low population (the smallest in the state) and a comparatively low length of road.

Own-source revenue per head of municipal population

Total revenue excluding government grants, contributions for capital works and the value of assets received from developers divided by the population of the municipality

Borough of Queenscliffe (2019-2020)

$3,257.73

Similar Councils (2019-2020)

$1,936.44

All Councils (2019-2020)

$1,488.38

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Borough of Queenscliffe Similar Councils All Councils
2016-2017 $3,155.27 $1,815.55 $1,423.45
2017-2018 $3,199.44 $1,882.51 $1,458.66
2018-2019 $3,264.32 $1,905.92 $1,493.08
2019-2020 $3,257.73 $1,936.44 $1,488.38

Borough of Queenscliffe Council Says...

The Borough's own source revenue includes municipal rates, and a comparatively high level of user fees and charges income, particularly with respect to fees from Tourist parks.

Recurrent grants per head of municipal population

Government grants expected to be received on an ongoing basis for the year divided by the population of the municipality

Borough of Queenscliffe (2019-2020)

$562.83

Similar Councils (2019-2020)

$982.60

All Councils (2019-2020)

$453.45

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Borough of Queenscliffe Similar Councils All Councils
2016-2017 $321.71 $1,218.55 $569.18
2017-2018 $343.97 $937.94 $449.59
2018-2019 $403.09 $946.51 $440.62
2019-2020 $562.83 $982.60 $453.45

Borough of Queenscliffe Council Says...

Council's recurrent grant funding largely consists of the allocation of the Financial Assistance Grant (FAG) program and grant funding for Aged Services. Though there has been an increase in the FAG allocation, Queenscliffe still receives the lowest FAG funding allocation in the State.

Relative Socio-Economic Disadvantage of the municipality

Score out of ten measuring the relative socio-economic disadvantage of the area in which the municipality is located as reported by the Australian Bureau of Statistics

Borough of Queenscliffe (2019-2020)

10.00

Similar Councils (2019-2020)

3.95

All Councils (2019-2020)

5.53

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Borough of Queenscliffe Similar Councils All Councils
2016-2017 9.00 3.68 5.47
2017-2018 10.00 3.89 5.56
2018-2019 10.00 3.95 5.53
2019-2020 10.00 3.95 5.53

Borough of Queenscliffe Council Says...

Queenscliffe's relative socioeconomic disadvantage has improved, from 9 at the 2011 Census to 10 in the 2016 Census.

Percentage of workforce turnover

Number of workforce resignations and terminations divided by the average number of staff employed for the year. New indicator from July 2019. Please refer to retired indicators link for previous results.

Borough of Queenscliffe (2019-2020)

15.38%

Similar Councils (2019-2020)

14.24%

All Councils (2019-2020)

12.52%

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Borough of Queenscliffe Similar Councils All Councils
2019-2020 15.38% 14.24% 12.52%

Borough of Queenscliffe Council Says...