This better practice guide was published in June 2008.
The document on this page is historical only and does not represent current better practice.
The guide is divided into three main sections. First, a discussion of performance reporting concepts—without understanding these, the rest of the guide will be of less use. Second, consideration of the practicalities in applying the concepts. Third, appendices that include checklists and tools that can be used to apply the principles and practices outlined in the guide to your council. A template for a model performance statement is also included to promote consistency in presentation of performance data, which will aid comparison between councils. The selective bibliography highlights some of the sources of data used to compile this guide. They are recommended reading for all interested in improving performance measurement in local government.
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