Banyule rates value for money

A comparison with neighbouring and northern metropolitan Councils reveals Banyule rates are the lowest of all.

Council

Average rates 2013-2014*

$ Higher than Banyule

Banyule

$1,548

Nillumbik

$2,319

$771

Boroondara

$1,965

$417

Yarra

$1,833

$285

Manningham

$1,792

$244

Hume

$1,668

$120

Moreland

$1,580

$32

Whittlesea

$1,538

-$10

Darebin

$1,532

-$16

 

Banyule services rank highly

In the 2013 Community Satisfaction Survey which compares all Councils across the State, Banyule Council recorded an Overall Performance Index rating of 68, eight points higher than the State-wide average and two points higher than the inner-metropolitan council average.

What you said we did well

  • Parks and gardens
  • Recreational and sporting facilities
  • Waste management
  • Customer service
  • Community facilities

What you said we needed to improve

  • Traffic management (including congestion and local road safety)
  • Parking availability
  • General maintenance of public areas
  • Community consultation
  • Communication