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Whitehorse City

Profile Performance

Sealed local road requests per 100km of sealed local roads

Number of sealed local road requests received by council per 100 kilometres of sealed local road

Whitehorse City (2018-2019)

94.98

Similar Councils (2018-2019)

80.07

All Councils (2018-2019)

45.30

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Whitehorse City Similar Councils All Councils
2015-2016 44.41 68.40 36.84
2016-2017 69.92 82.56 47.10
2017-2018 80.22 78.53 45.89
2018-2019 94.98 80.07 45.30

Whitehorse City Council Says...

Requests relate to minor defects in the road and number of requests are increasing as a result of the ease in reporting defects through mobile technology solutions such as Snap Send Solve.

Sealed local roads maintained to condition standards

Percentage of sealed local roads that are below the renewal intervention level set by council and therefore do not require renewal

Whitehorse City (2018-2019)

98.59%

Similar Councils (2018-2019)

95.16%

All Councils (2018-2019)

96.48%

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Whitehorse City Similar Councils All Councils
2015-2016 99.03% 95.17% 96.64%
2016-2017 98.90% 94.97% 96.12%
2017-2018 98.59% 94.57% 95.71%
2018-2019 98.59% 95.16% 96.48%

Whitehorse City Council Says...

This result reflects the continuing high-quality standard of local roads in the City of Whitehorse.

Cost of sealed local road reconstruction per square metre

Direct cost to council of sealed local road reconstruction per square metre reconstructed

Whitehorse City (2018-2019)

$169.64

Similar Councils (2018-2019)

$157.22

All Councils (2018-2019)

$89.97

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Whitehorse City Similar Councils All Councils
2015-2016 $166.44 $135.52 $82.05
2016-2017 $216.78 $153.53 $83.91
2017-2018 $185.45 $141.06 $84.34
2018-2019 $169.64 $157.22 $89.97

Whitehorse City Council Says...

Council reconstructs roads, when required, to a high standard and at the same time renews associated infrastructure like kerb and channel, drainage and vehicle crossings. The cost of local road resealing changes every year and dependent on the project requirements, market forces and material prices.

Cost of sealed local road resealing per square metre

Direct cost to council of sealed local road resealing per square metre resealed

Whitehorse City (2018-2019)

$29.46

Similar Councils (2018-2019)

$26.91

All Councils (2018-2019)

$13.24

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Whitehorse City Similar Councils All Councils
2015-2016 $23.84 $26.28 $13.16
2016-2017 $19.18 $25.04 $11.97
2017-2018 $27.20 $26.56 $13.53
2018-2019 $29.46 $26.91 $13.24

Whitehorse City Council Says...

The cost of sealed local road resealing changes every year, and it depends on the project requirements, market forces and material prices. The resurfacing projects for the 2018/19 financial year were awarded using the Procurement Australia Road Resurfacing and Associated Services Eastern RPEN to obtain quotes to achieve the best value for money for the program.

Community satisfaction with sealed local roads

Community satisfaction rating out of 100 with how council has performed on the condition of sealed local roads

Whitehorse City (2018-2019)

72/100

Similar Councils (2018-2019)

68/100

All Councils (2018-2019)

57/100

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Whitehorse City Similar Councils All Councils
2015-2016 73/100 67/100 55/100
2016-2017 73/100 66/100 54/100
2017-2018 70/100 67/100 55/100
2018-2019 72/100 68/100 57/100

Whitehorse City Council Says...

Satisfaction with sealed local roads remains largely consistent for the past four years. In the 2019 Community Satisfaction Survey, Whitehorse City Council performed strongly in the area of sealed local roads, significantly exceeding the metropolitan group and state-wide averages.