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Wyndham City

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.

Wyndham City (2018-2019)

1.46 days

Similar Councils (2018-2019)

2.46 days

All Councils (2018-2019)

2.03 days

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Wyndham City Similar Councils All Councils
2015-2016 5.95 days 2.97 days 2.17 days
2016-2017 3.33 days 2.56 days 2.06 days
2017-2018 2.51 days 2.59 days 2.19 days
2018-2019 1.46 days 2.46 days 2.03 days

Wyndham City Council Says...

Business process improvements have resulted in a reduction in the number of days taken to action animal management requests.

Animals reclaimed from council

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

Wyndham City (2018-2019)

38.88%

Similar Councils (2018-2019)

53.61%

All Councils (2018-2019)

50.95%

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Wyndham City Similar Councils All Councils
2015-2016 42.92% 48.96% 54.57%
2016-2017 37.51% 45.64% 51.24%
2017-2018 33.53% 50.73% 50.34%
2018-2019 38.88% 53.61% 50.95%

Wyndham City Council Says...

The percentage of reclaimed animals has increased from the previous financial year despite the cat trapping program continuing. Less cats are reclaimed than dogs.

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

Wyndham City (2018-2019)

$74.21

Similar Councils (2018-2019)

$60.75

All Councils (2018-2019)

$63.27

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Wyndham City Similar Councils All Councils
2015-2016 $59.40 $45.55 $50.43
2016-2017 $70.42 $49.70 $53.75
2017-2018 $59.98 $56.37 $59.95
2018-2019 $74.21 $60.75 $63.27

Wyndham City Council Says...

The cost of animal management service has not increased significantly however the number of registered animals has decreased significantly as a result of data cleansing. This has resulted in an increased cost per registered animal.

Animal management prosecutions

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

Wyndham City (2018-2019)

23.00

Similar Councils (2018-2019)

23.00

All Councils (2018-2019)

12.32

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Wyndham City Similar Councils All Councils
2015-2016 33.00 20.44 11.24
2016-2017 23.00 20.33 10.84
2017-2018 21.00 20.44 13.73
2018-2019 23.00 23.00 12.32

Wyndham City Council Says...

Successful animal management prosecutions have increased slightly compared with the previous year ranging from unregistered animals to serious attacks on a person or animal.