Vision, Values and Mission

Community Vision

Community Vision

Hindmarsh: Working together to be a connected, inclusive and prosperous community.

We will achieve our Community Vision through four key themes:

  • Our Community
  • Built and Natural Environment
  • Competitive and Innovative Economy
  • Good Governance and Financial Sustainability

 

Our Community

By 2040, we want to:

  • be a friendly, welcoming, inclusive and desirable place to live,
  • provide arts and cultural activities that strengthen social connection,
  • recognise respect and support Traditional owners,
  • celebrate the diversity within our Community,
  • be safe and accessible communities,
  • support healthy living and provide services and activities for people of all ages and abilities, and
  • promote digital connectivity to support learning and work.

 

Built and Natural Environment

By 2040, we want:

  • well maintained roads, buildings and other assets that service our community needs,
  • spaces and facilities to support our recreation, socialisation and wellbeing,
  • sustainable practices that preserve our landscapes and open spaces for our future generations to enjoy, and
  • quality and affordable housing and rental accommodation suitable for our diverse community.

 

Competitive and Innovative Economy

By 2040, we want:

  • a strong tourism industry with quality accommodation for visitors,
  • a variety of commercial and other employment opportunities for all ages and abilities,
  • strong local businesses providing goods and services including retail and hospitality, and
  • a strong competitive agricultural industry.

 

Good Governance and Financial Sustainability

By 2040, we want:

  • accountable leadership to achieve a strong and shared future,
  • responsible and sustainable financial, asset and risk management,
  • continued advocacy on issues that matter to our community, and
  • consultative and engaging partnerships with the community and interest groups.

Council Values

Council Values

Council addresses key values through:

  • Transport and accountable actions and decisions
  • Inclusion and collaboration with residents
  • Showing respect and integrity to all
  • Being proactive and responsible by encouraging innovation

Council Mission

Council Mission

Council's mission is to:

  • Increase accessible services to enable the community to be healthy, active and engaged.
  • Provide infrastructure essential to support the community; and to protect and enhance our natural environment.
  • Foster a sustainable and diversified local economy where economic growth is encouraged and supported.
  • Promote user friendly services to ensure transparency, good governance and financial sustainability.
  • Advance gender equality, equity and inclusion for all.