Council

Woorabinda Aboriginal Shire Council is located in the heart of the business area of its' community and has approximately 60 employees, both Indigenous and Non-Indigenous. The Councillors' future vision for Woorabinda, is that it becomes self-sustainable and self-managed.

Council set out within its Corporate Plan the Vision, Purpose and Values under which it would operate as follows:

Our Vision

To operate as an exemplary Council; which is able to balance the compliance requirements of Government with the diverse needs of our community

Our Purpose

Woorabinda Aboriginal Shire Council will:

    • Provide adequate infrastructure to support the needs of the community
    • Facilitate and support the development of employment and business opportunities
    • Work with local service providers, State and Federal Government to  maximise the effectiveness of its services
    • Protect Country and maintain strong cultural identity

Our Values

Respect – We respect and value our country, our culture, our people and our neighbours

Strong Creative Leadership – We welcome the responsibilities given to Council by the State and  Commonwealth Governments and we are committed to maximising the Council’s role in community advancement.

Fairness – We recognise that all residents must be treated equally with sincerity and honesty while respecting the rights of individuals

Honesty – We value honesty and appreciate its importance in the development of trust

Efficiency – We value efficiency because it allows us to achieve more