Managing Development Contributions

Tabled: 18 March 2020

Appendix B. Survey results

Figure B1
Response rate for councils to VAGO survey

Council type

Invitations sent

Responses

Response rate (%)

GIE

7

7

100

Interface

3

3

100

Large shire

18

17

94.4

Metropolitan

22

16

72.7

Regional city

11

7

63.6

Small shire

18

15

83.3

Note: Interface and large shire results exclude councils in the GIE council category.
Source: VAGO.

Figures B2 to B10 detail the responses to survey questions that we used to support our audit findings.

Figure B2
Question 5: Do you currently have or have had a DCP? (select one response)

Question 5: Do you currently have or have had a DCP? (select one reponse)

Source: VAGO.

Figure B3
Question 6: (when the answer to Question 5 is ‘Yes’) To what extent do you agree with the following statements? (rate from strongly disagree to strongly agree)

  • The administration needed to set-up a DCP is reasonable.
  • The time taken to set-up a DCP is reasonable.
  • The upfront costs of a DCP are reasonable.

Question 6 of the survey

Source: VAGO.

Figure B4
Question 7: (to local councils that are eligible to use the ICP program) Do you currently have or are you developing an ICP?

Question 7 of the survey

Note: While GIE councils administer ICPs, VPA currently develops them with council input.
Source: VAGO.

Figure B5
Question 8: (when the answer to Question 7 is ‘Yes’) To what extent do you agree with the following statements? (rate from strongly disagree to strongly agree)

  • The administration needed for an ICP setup is reasonable.
  • The time taken to setup an ICP is reasonable.
  • The upfront costs of an ICP are reasonable.

Question 8 of the survey

Note: VPA has developed all ICPs to date with council input.
Source: VAGO.

Figure B6
Question 10: (to local councils that are not eligible to use the ICP program) If the ICP program were available to your council, would you create an ICP? (select one response)

Question 10 of the survey

Source: VAGO.

Figure B7
Question 14: Do you use the VA/s173 systems to obtain development contributions to support infrastructure delivery? (select one response)

Question 14 of the survey

Source: VAGO.

Figure B8
Question 15: (when the answer to Question 5 is ‘Yes’) Do you use VA/s173 to support the implementation of your DCP/ICPs?

Question 15 of the survey

Source: VAGO.

Figure B9
Question 19: To what extent do you agree with the following statement (rate from strongly disagree to strongly agree)

  • I have received the required information/advice from state agencies to make an informed decision about my councils’ participation in the DCP or ICP program/s.

Question 19 of the survey

Source: VAGO.

Figure B10
Question 20: Who would you approach to understand the development contributions system?

Question 20 of the survey

Note: Councils could select multiple options.
Source: VAGO.

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