Local Government Performance Excellence Program

The Local Government Performance Excellence Program (PEP) is a complete suite of innovative benchmarking tools designed to support councils to understanding their operating costs, identify opportunities for performance improvement and allow the like for like comparison with other councils within the state and across the country.  The program provides councils with insights from their own data, promoting knowledge based decision making, and providing statistical data to solve real issues. 

With over 150 councils joining the program since its inception, it is now the most comprehensive and best supported local government performance measurement and benchmarking tool of its kind - designed by local government professionals for the local government sector.

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Be a part of the program and track your council's performance over time and against other like sized councils

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Performance Excellence Program

Find out about more about the key content and benefits of the program

Council Comparative Analysis Tool

Find out about more about accessing the Tool and what data you can unlock

The Program at Your Council

Find out more about the report and resource requirements for participation


Access a range of instructional videos and council case studies