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Life at Georges River Council


Vision, Mission and Values

Vision: A progressive, environmentally and culturally rich community enjoying a unique lifestyle.

Council conducted a program of extensive community engagement to develop Georges River's first Community Strategic Plan. The Community Strategic Plan and associated documents were adopted by Council on 25 June 2018.

Mission: A leading people-focused organisation delivering outstanding results for our community and city.

Values: At Georges River Council our four values are united, professional, honest and accountable.





  • Won the Asset and Infrastructure Award (Projects over $1.5mil) sponsored by Capstone Recruitment Asia Pacific for the 'Lower Poulton Park Naturalisation and Carpark Construction' project.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              
  • Highly commended in the LG Professionals, NSW Awards 2022 in the Community Development Award for the 'Community and Culture on Wheels - Covid 19 Safe Events Program'.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             
  • ​Highly Commended in the Museums and Galleries National Awards (MAGNA) 2021 in the Best Temporary or Travelling Exhibition for our exhibition Artbomb: connect + create at Hurstville Museum & Gallery.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        
  • Won the People, Workplace, Wellbeing Award for the design and implementation of our BENE-FIT 360 program at the NSW Local Government Excellence Awards 2021.                                                      
  • Highly commended in the Special Project Initiative Award for our THRIVE! Learning Program at the NSW Local Government Excellence Awards 2021.                                                                                   
  • Highly commended in the Environmental Leadership Award for our Gannons Park Water Quality Improvement and Stormwater Harvesting Scheme at the NSW Local Government Excellence Awards 2021.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  
  • Won the City-shaping during COVID-19’ category in the 2021 Greater Sydney Commission Planning Awards for our Economic and Social Recovery Plan.                                                                                      
  • Won Best Planning Idea – Small Project for our ChillOUT Hubs in the Planning Institute of Australia National Awards for Planning Excellence 2021.                                                                                               
  • Highly commended in the Local Government NSW’s Excellence in Environment Awards, in the Towards Net Zero Emissions category in recognition of Council’s actions and commitment to achieve 100% renewable energy in its operations by 2025 and net zero carbon emissions.                                                                                                                                                                                               
  • Won the Customer Experience award at Micro Focus Realize 2020 for the implementation of Content Manager across council.                                                                                                                        
  • Highly Commended in Excellence in People Culture at the 2020 Local Government Excellence Awards for River Run.

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