is an independent website that provides ratepayers financial information about local governments across Australia, including how each council spends, raises and manages its money.

A State Government initiative, is designed to help improve financial transparency across the local government sector.

Ratepayers across the State now have access to information about:

  • how a local government manages and spends its money
  • the long term health of the organisation
  • the local government's ability to sustain service levels to the community

City of Melville Financial Health Indicator*

The City of Melville is currently ranked as the highest performing council in the State for Financial Health for the second year running, scoring 98 /100 in 2015/2016.

  • 99/100 in 2014/2015
  • 93 in 2013/2014
  • 82 in 2012/2013

*The Financial Health Indicator score is calculated from seven financial ratios that local governments are required to report on annually. Each financial ratio is scored and the weighted average then calculated to give an overall score out of 100. The benchmark score is 70, with a highest possible score of 100.

For more detailed information and to compare the City's scores with other local councils please visit