The Council elected in November 2020 will set a new Vision, Mission and Values as part of its 2021-2025 Council Plan.
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The below Vision, Mission and Values were set by the Council elected in November 2016.
East Gippsland is the most liveable region in Australia. A place of natural beauty, enviable lifestyles, and opportunities.
A leading local government that works together with our communities to make East Gippsland the most liveable region in Australia.
Council will strive to deliver the outcomes and objectives identified in the 2017-21 Council Plan, while continuing to provide the services our community needs.
In doing so, elected members and officers of Council will be guided by the following values:
We will take responsibility for our actions and decisions in an open and transparent way.
We will value, support and help to develop our diverse community. We will respect the views and contributions of others and act with courtesy and consideration in all our interactions.
We will honour our commitments and conduct ourselves in an honest, ethical way.
We will be accessible and active in engaging with our community. We will invite, listen to and seek to understand the views of others, and proactively share information about Council’s plans, projects, services and activities.
We will turn the challenges faced by our community into opportunities by being flexible and innovative in our response. We will actively seek better and more cost-effective ways to achieve the best outcomes for East Gippsland.