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To provide leadership in making locally responsive and informed decisions, delivering quality services and facilities to the Hinchinbrook community.
To strengthen our vibrant regional lifestyle and prosperous economy by growing the population of and opportunities for the Hinchinbrook Shire.
INTEGRITY – We will lead our community with integrity and vision. We will embrace change, foster innovation, and be honest and transparent at all times.
PEOPLE FOCUSED – We value our community, our stakeholders and our employees. We will treat all persons with fairness and respect. Council will implement services from a customer perspective.
EXCELLENCE – We will always strive to do our best, to be industry leaders and to look for opportunities in pursuit of continuous improvement.
SUSTAINABILITY – We will be practical, focused, and effective in our delivery of services and programs for the community.
Median age - 46
Population - 11,541
Families - 3,221
Median Weekly Household Income - $916
Average Household - 2.4 persons
Local Government Area - 2,810km2
Public Parks - 46
Average Temperature - 18.8 - 27.8 degrees Celsius
Rateable Properties - 6,643
Population Density - 4.2/km2
Rates Levies and Charges - $24.1m