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Wellington Shire

Profile Performance

Provision of indoor and outdoor aquatic facilities to the community and visitors for wellbeing, water safety, sport and recreation

Health inspections of aquatic facilities

Number of inspections by an authorised officer carried out per Council aquatic facility

Wellington Shire (2018-2019)

1.00

Similar Councils (2018-2019)

1.14

All Councils (2018-2019)

1.90

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Wellington Shire Similar Councils All Councils
2015-2016 1.00 1.01 1.68
2016-2017 1.00 1.15 1.71
2017-2018 1.00 0.95 1.61
2018-2019 1.00 1.14 1.90

Wellington Shire Council Says...

Wellington Shire Council operates one indoor aquatic, all year facility in Sale and five outdoor seasonal aquatic facilities (Heyfield, Maffra, Rosedale, Stratford and Yarram). All six facilities are inspected at least once per year.

Number of visits to aquatic facilities per head of municipal population

Number of visits to aquatic facilities per head of municipal population

Wellington Shire (2018-2019)

5.72

Similar Councils (2018-2019)

4.38

All Councils (2018-2019)

5.11

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Wellington Shire Similar Councils All Councils
2015-2016 4.75 4.55 5.26
2016-2017 5.01 4.88 5.27
2017-2018 5.57 4.32 5.10
2018-2019 5.72 4.38 5.11

Wellington Shire Council Says...

The combined number of visits recorded at Council's indoor and outdoor aquatic facilities during 2018/19 was 251,892. This equates to an average of over 5.7 aquatic facility visits, per Wellington Shire resident, for the year. Improvements in promotion and advertising including a dedicated Aqua Energy website, improved Facebook profile have contributed to the steady increase in utilisation during last four years.