Know your Council is a website designed to share each local government’s performance data, and allows people to compare the performance of similarly grouped councils, with data for 2019/2020 now available.
Horsham Rural City Council is compared with nine other councils under a grouping of ‘Regional Cities’. This group includes Greater Geelong which has a population of over 250,000, with Horsham Rural City Council being the smallest, with a population of about 20,000.
The public are able to compare any four councils within this group at a time, with Wangaratta the next smallest council, with a population of 29,000.
Service areas that are assessed and compared include animal management, food safety, governance, maternal and child health, roads, waste collection and statutory planning.