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Strategic Plan

Vision

'Strong Communities. We achieve our goals together by walking in both worlds.'

Purpose

We work in partnership with community towards providing meaningful employment and economic opportunities, delivering outstanding customer services and infrastructure.

Core Values

The values or behaviours that Council will embrace to support our Purpose and guide us in achieving the Vision are:

Respectful – we respect our communities and staff of all cultures. We respect elders past, present and emerging for they hold the memories, the traditions the culture and hopes of Indigenous Australia. We acknowledge that Aboriginal culture is a living culture and that Aboriginal people continue to live in spiritual and sacred relationship with country.

Inclusive – we are engaged with our communities and partners. We value diverse perspectives and voices and encourage their incorporation into our work practises

Innovative - we encourage and promote a culture of safety where innovation is celebrated and new ways of working are implemented to improve our services

Integrity – we are open, transparent and accountable

Goals

The following goals represent the priorities, interests, requirements, aspirations and needs of the communities within West Arnhem Regional Council.

In line with the Act, and in order to ensure the West Arnhem Regional Council can best provide its Core Services, the Council has developed a Strategic Plan.

The Strategic Plan sets out the Council’s six main goals:

  • Goal 1 Inclusive Community Engagement within the region

  • Goal 2 Effective and supportive Local Government Administration

  • Goal 3 Local Infrastructure which is fit for purpose

  • Goal 4 Initiatives which improve Local Environment Health

  • Goal 5 Local Civic Services which respect culture and heritage

  • Goal 6 Social and Commercial Services which contribute to the wellbeing of community members