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West Wimmera 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. 2015/16 was the first year of reporting for this indicator.

West Wimmera Shire (2018-2019)

No data supplied

Similar Councils (2018-2019)

2.17 days

All Councils (2018-2019)

2.03 days

Performance Trend

Reporting Period West Wimmera Shire Similar Councils All Councils
2015-2016 No data supplied 1.69 days 2.17 days
2016-2017 No data supplied 1.5 days 2.06 days
2017-2018 No data supplied 1.61 days 2.19 days
2018-2019 No data supplied 2.17 days 2.03 days

West Wimmera Shire Council Says...

The position Ranger has been vacant for a significant period of the reporting period, backfilled by casual staff. Only the essential animal control service has been provided therefore any data collected is considered inaccurate by Council.

Animals reclaimed from council

Percentage of all collected cats and dogs (feral and registered) which have been reclaimed

West Wimmera Shire (2018-2019)

50.00%

Similar Councils (2018-2019)

46.45%

All Councils (2018-2019)

50.95%

Performance Trend

Reporting Period West Wimmera Shire Similar Councils All Councils
2015-2016 77.78% 58.40% 54.57%
2016-2017 32.56% 51.03% 51.24%
2017-2018 34.83% 49.31% 50.34%
2018-2019 50.00% 46.45% 50.95%

West Wimmera Shire Council Says...

The position Ranger has been vacant for a significant period of the reporting period, backfilled by casual staff. Only the essential animal control service has been provided therefore any data collected is considered inaccurate by Council.

Cost of animal management service per registered animal

Direct cost to council of the animal management service per domestic animal (i.e. cats and dogs) that has been registered

West Wimmera Shire (2018-2019)

$90.48

Similar Councils (2018-2019)

$64.39

All Councils (2018-2019)

$63.27

Performance Trend

Reporting Period West Wimmera Shire Similar Councils All Councils
2015-2016 $53.45 $56.28 $50.43
2016-2017 $72.22 $60.80 $53.75
2017-2018 $103.42 $65.68 $59.95
2018-2019 $90.48 $64.39 $63.27

West Wimmera Shire Council Says...

The position Ranger has been vacant for a significant period of the reporting period, backfilled by casual staff.

Animal management prosecutions

Number of animal management charges (excluding unpaid fines) that result in a prosecution in favour of council

West Wimmera Shire (2018-2019)

Not applicable for this reporting period

Similar Councils (2018-2019)

1.13

All Councils (2018-2019)

12.32

Performance Trend

Reporting Period West Wimmera Shire Similar Councils All Councils
2015-2016 Not applicable for this reporting period 4.00 11.24
2016-2017 Not applicable for this reporting period 4.00 10.84
2017-2018 Not applicable for this reporting period 5.00 13.73
2018-2019 Not applicable for this reporting period 1.13 12.32

West Wimmera Shire Council Says...

No animal management prosecutions