Mission Statement

Mission Statement

To improve the quality of life for our residents and to protect and enhance the natural and built environment


In achieving our mission we will adhere to the following values.

Commitment to the Organisation

Councillors and employees are committed to achieving the objectives of the Council.


To provide effective community and organisational leadership through sustainable strategic planning and accountable and ethical standards of practice.

Openness, Honesty and Trust

To provide an organisational culture that expects openness, honesty and trust and engenders these principles in its work.

Best Practice, Productivity, Innovation and Continual Learning

A commitment to ongoing development of skills and knowledge of councillors and employees to deliver outcomes underpinned by continuous improvement, best practice and innovation.


To recognise the importance of maintaining a stable work environment in which councillors and employees work constructively together in a spirit of teamwork, trust and loyalty.

Customer Focus

To recognise and value the importance of our customers and to deliver excellence in services provided to both our external and internal customers.

Respect, Fairness and Ethical Behaviour

To recognise that respect, fairness and ethical behaviour should underpin all decisions made by Council and employees in dealings with internal and external customers.

Valuing People 

We recognise all members of our community and visitors as our greatest asset and value their contribution and commitment to the Burdekin Shire.

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