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Wellington Shire

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

Wellington Shire (2018-2019)

$1,859.74

Similar Councils (2018-2019)

$2,214.24

All Councils (2018-2019)

$2,021.92

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Wellington Shire Similar Councils All Councils
2015-2016 $1,717.79 $2,037.46 $1,833.78
2016-2017 $1,814.75 $2,060.15 $1,888.36
2017-2018 $2,082.52 $2,059.29 $1,934.89
2018-2019 $1,859.74 $2,214.24 $2,021.92

Wellington Shire Council Says...

A one-off adjustment for landfill rehabilitation spiked the 2017/18 result, with 2018/19 result returning to the longer-term trend.

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

Wellington Shire (2018-2019)

$17,137.94

Similar Councils (2018-2019)

$17,409.55

All Councils (2018-2019)

$14,674.40

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Wellington Shire Similar Councils All Councils
2015-2016 $19,099.08 $16,315.41 $13,345.86
2016-2017 $17,929.49 $16,306.46 $13,619.21
2017-2018 $17,486.48 $17,056.97 $14,192.44
2018-2019 $17,137.94 $17,409.55 $14,674.40

Wellington Shire Council Says...

Wellington Shire Council's infrastructure was valued at $754 million during the 2018/19 financial year. That equates to a total value of $17,137.94 infrastructure per head of the municipality's population.

Population density per length of road

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

Wellington Shire (2018-2019)

14.13

Similar Councils (2018-2019)

16.53

All Councils (2018-2019)

110.56

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Wellington Shire Similar Councils All Councils
2015-2016 13.52 15.41 102.14
2016-2017 13.83 15.86 104.34
2017-2018 14.05 16.32 108.55
2018-2019 14.13 16.53 110.56

Wellington Shire Council Says...

There are 3,115km of sealed and unsealed local roads for an estimated municipal population of 44,019 within Wellington Shire.

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

Wellington Shire (2018-2019)

$1,680.64

Similar Councils (2018-2019)

$1,639.87

All Councils (2018-2019)

$1,493.08

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Wellington Shire Similar Councils All Councils
2015-2016 $1,475.59 $1,494.76 $1,392.91
2016-2017 $1,563.36 $1,511.51 $1,423.45
2017-2018 $1,665.30 $1,569.73 $1,458.66
2018-2019 $1,680.64 $1,639.87 $1,493.08

Wellington Shire Council Says...

Additional own source revenue received in 2018/19 included revenue from supplementary rates and a full year operations of the Gippsland Regional Livestock Exchange.

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

Wellington Shire (2018-2019)

$444.29

Similar Councils (2018-2019)

$479.99

All Councils (2018-2019)

$440.62

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Wellington Shire Similar Councils All Councils
2015-2016 $293.24 $400.13 $351.06
2016-2017 $605.65 $642.36 $569.18
2017-2018 $424.28 $507.61 $449.59
2018-2019 $444.29 $479.99 $440.62

Wellington Shire Council Says...

Additional Financial Assistance Grants for 2018/19 was received, resulting in a minor increase in the indicator.

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

Wellington Shire (2018-2019)

4.00

Similar Councils (2018-2019)

5.05

All Councils (2018-2019)

5.53

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Wellington Shire Similar Councils All Councils
2015-2016 4.00 5.16 5.47
2016-2017 4.00 5.16 5.47
2017-2018 5.00 5.11 5.56
2018-2019 4.00 5.05 5.53

Wellington Shire Council Says...

The Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) index of relative socio-economic disadvantage indicates that one is the most disadvantaged and ten is the least disadvantaged. Wellington Shire's result is four within Victoria. Reported index in 2017/18 was five within Australia and four within Victoria which is identical to 2018/19 result.