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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.
 

UNITED
We will work collaboratively as one team with common purpose and respect

PROFESSIONAL
We will act with integrity and seek opportunities to learn to grow

HONEST
We will be open and truthful with each other and our community

ACCOUNTABLE
We will own our decision as we strive for excellence

 

People






 

Achievements    

  • 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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