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Surf Coast Shire

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

Surf Coast Shire (2019-2020)

0 days

Similar Councils (2019-2020)

1.36 days

All Councils (2019-2020)

1.71 days

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Surf Coast Shire Similar Councils All Councils
2016-2017 1 days 1.61 days 2.06 days
2017-2018 1 days 1.46 days 2.19 days
2018-2019 1 days 1.44 days 2.03 days
2019-2020 0 days 1.36 days 1.71 days

Surf Coast Shire Council Says...

Council continues to initiate responses to animal management requests same day.

Animals reclaimed from council

Percentage of all collected cats and dogs which have been reclaimed

Surf Coast Shire (2019-2020)

57.48%

Similar Councils (2019-2020)

44.10%

All Councils (2019-2020)

47.26%

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Surf Coast Shire Similar Councils All Councils
2016-2017 91.07% 50.75% 51.24%
2017-2018 90.85% 51.69% 50.34%
2018-2019 77.02% 51.41% 50.95%
2019-2020 57.48% 44.10% 47.26%

Surf Coast Shire Council Says...

These figures were significantly skewed by one situation in 2019-2020 where 22 cats that were unregistered and free roaming at one address where impounded and taken to the Geelong Animal Welfare Society, they had no owner to reclaim them.

Animals rehomed

Percentage of all collected cats and dogs which have been rehomed. New indicator from July 2019.

Surf Coast Shire (2019-2020)

0.00%

Similar Councils (2019-2020)

32.67%

All Councils (2019-2020)

31.96%

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Surf Coast Shire Similar Councils All Councils
2019-2020 0.00% 32.67% 31.96%

Surf Coast Shire Council Says...

Council does not rehome animals. All unclaimed animals are referred to the Geelong Animal Welfare Society.

Cost of animal management service per population

Direct cost to council of the animal management service per population. New indicator from July 2019. Please refer to retired indicators link for previous results.

Surf Coast Shire (2019-2020)

$12.17

Similar Councils (2019-2020)

$15.60

All Councils (2019-2020)

$12.54

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Surf Coast Shire Similar Councils All Councils
2019-2020 $12.17 $15.60 $12.54

Surf Coast Shire Council Says...

The overall expenses in Animal Management declined by $70k mainly in staff allowances, and contract expenses; while there was an increase in the population of 1200.

Successful animal management prosecutions

Percentage of successful animal management prosecutions. New indicator from July 2019.

Surf Coast Shire (2019-2020)

No data supplied

Similar Councils (2019-2020)

72.92%

All Councils (2019-2020)

63.75%

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Surf Coast Shire Similar Councils All Councils
2019-2020 No data supplied 72.92% 63.75%

Surf Coast Shire Council Says...

There were no animal management prosecutions during 2019-2020.