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Our values


We will seek to be accountable in all our dealings. Our actions and our words will serve the Council and the people.


We will exercise our powers lawfully and serve the public interest in all our dealings.

Cultural diversity

We will have respect and regard for all members of our community, fellow staff and those requiring our services.

Leading change

We will be leaders of change by providing a work environment that is progressive, creative and innovative.

Grass roots representation

We will always listen to the people; we only exist to serve the community.

Ailan Kastom

We will exercise Ailan Kastom, always ensuring that it is the building block of our service to the community.


We will provide our staff with the ability to make decisions and provide feedback in a constructive manner.


We will actively listen to our community, our stakeholders and our staff and seek to understand their position.


We will work together with State and Federal Government, stakeholders and the community to achieve goals not possible on our own.