Our Vision, Mission and Values

City of Melville Vision

A vision sets out the reasons for an organisation's existence and the ideal state that it aims to achieve. It expresses goals that are worth striving for and appeals to those ideals and values that are shared by the organisation and community.

Our Vision Statement

"Engaging with our diverse community to achieve an inclusive, vibrant and sustainable future."

The City of Melville’s purpose is set out in the Local Government Act 1995 (Section 1.3 (3) Role of the Local Government):
“In carrying out its functions, a local government is to use its best endeavours to meet the needs of current and future generations [in its district] through an integration of environmental protection, social advancement and economic prosperity."

Our Mission Statement

To provide good governance and quality services for the City of Melville community.

Our Values

A 'great workplace' is one where our values and behaviours are reflected in our actions and decisions and are actively promoted, displayed, recognised and rewarded. 

In everything we do, we seek to adhere to our values that guide our behaviours. 



Acting with honesty, openness and with good intent


Striving for the best possible outcomes


Demonstrating empathy, kindness and genuine concern


Involving, collaborating and partnering

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