City of Mount Gambier staff have identified core values to influence how the organisation works together to establish and maintain a positive culture and ensure the delivery of actions outlined within the 2020 - 2024 Strategic Plan.
Lead• We embrace continuous learning and strive to innovate and implement best practices within local government. • We feel safe to challenge the status quo and take healthy risks. • We consider different points of view and we use these points of difference to inform our decisions. • We use our expertise to inspire and lead by example, with a focus on flexibility. • We welcome opportunities for personal and community growth. Connect • We respect and take the time to understand the people we work and live with, including their diverse backgrounds and experiences. • We are united in being responsive to the needs of our community. • We are informed by all levels of community, with a local, regional, national and global outlook. • We communicate openly and honestly with each other and our community. • We listen and seek input and feedback to ensure inclusivity and build trust. Deliver • We work together to follow through on our commitments. • We value and acknowledge contributions from our people, our stakeholders and our community and take pride in the services we deliver. • We plan to ensure resources are used effectively to deliver sustainable outcomes. • We are accountable and ensure quality outcomes by taking the time to reflect, learn and celebrate success.