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Community Vision

Community Vision

Vision Statement

Our Community Vision is at the heart of our Council Plan, and all the work that flows from there – our priorities, strategic plans, investments, services, partnerships and activities.

Built on strong foundations that embrace our rich history and natural environment, our region will be a place of progression and possibility, we are a community that is happy, healthy & harmonious – we are empowered, we are respectful and we are proud.

Our Mission

We will lead, advocate, partner and provide efficient services and opportunities for growth and the wellbeing of our community, environment and economy.

Our Values

Council values our residents and community and will be responsive to their needs. In pursuing our objectives, we believe in, and are committed to, the following values:

  • Community engagement
    We will ensure that our communities are consulted, listened to and informed.
  • Leadership
    We will be at the centre of our community and by actively engaging our community we will form the collective view on strategic issues and will then express our views through strong advocacy and action.
  • Fairness
    We will value and embrace the diversity of our community and ensure that all people are treated equally.
  • Accountability
    We will be transparent and efficient in our activities and we will always value feedback.
  • Trust
    We will act with integrity and earn the community’s trust by being a reliable partner in delivering services, projects and providing facilities.
Community Vision and Council Plan

Community Vision and Council Plan

The Council Plan plays an important role in shaping the future for the Swan Hill municipality, setting a broad direction for the next four years.

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