Our council

Our Vision, Values and Goals

“Moving Forward Together”

Council’s vision for the Victoria Daly region is “Moving Forward Together“, becoming a well respected and recognised leader within Australia’s Local Government. Council aims to work towards developing a broad range of strategies that will help shape its vision for the region through excellent service delivery and community engagement; assisting to build one of the most sustainable, vibrant and diverse regions in Australia. The Council strives to form partnerships that ensure strategic goals are met.

The key core values and principles that are integral in achieving our vision are Respect, Integrity, Honesty, Openness and Equality

Our Goals


The Council strives to foster partnerships that will deliver our strategic goals. Council’s goals for 2020-2021 are –


  • Quality Leadership

Provide proactive leadership with transparent and accountable governance

  • Financial Sustainability 

Enhance the Council’s financial sustainability to enable quality services and assets across the region 

  • Invest in our people

Grow our people through investment in training, skills recognition and developing regional opportunities for employment 

  • Infrastructure 

Continually improve Council’s assets and infrastructure through good forward planning 

  • Systems 

Improve the operating systems, policies and procedures 

  • Liveability 

Enhance the liveability of our communities and our regional lifestyle 

The Council aims toward ensuring all communities are strong, safe and healthy; abundant with respect for culture and heritage. The Council aspires to provide good governance, leadership and advocacy and work towards building a strong regional economy by promoting local employment and high quality services within financial resources. The Council is also striving towards maintaining and developing Council assets, natural resources and country.


18 Pearce Street,
Katherine South NT 0850

Postal Address

PO Box 19, Katherine NT 0851

Further Enquiries Please Contact

(08) 8972 0777