Staff values and behaviours

They are aligned with our strategic documents such as the Council Plan and Community Vision. This ensures that they are meaningful for our organisation, as well as for our staff.

A shared commitment to living our values and behaviours will help us to build the type of culture we need to be able to work together and support each other to deliver the best possible outcomes for our community.

Our values are:

We Lead

  • We have a clear vision and understand our purpose
  • We encourage each other to be the best we can
  • We listen and think things through
  • We work together to make a difference in our community

We Learn

  • We talk to each other and share information and knowledge
  • We nurture ideas, creativity and innovation
  • We use feedback to improve our performance
  • We work together to continuously improve what we do

We Contribute

  • We plan and deliver quality programs, projects and services
  • We help each other to make informed decisions and take action
  • We make the best use of our resources
  • We work together as a team

We Care

  • We support each other
  • We recognise contributions, performance and achievement
  • We take responsibility for our actions
  • We work together to create a safe and healthy workplace

We Respond

  • We get to know our customers and understand their needs
  • We do what we say we will do
  • We follow our policies and procedures
  • We work together to provide great service

We Respect

  • We are friendly, professional and treat each other with courtesy
  • We recognise and value diverse backgrounds and perspectives
  • We gain the trust of others by acting fairly and with integrity
  • We work together to create and maintain a positive culture