Our vision, mission and values

Our community vision

In 2040, Maroondah will be a vibrant and diverse city with a healthy and active community, living in green leafy neighbourhoods which are connected to thriving and accessible activity centres contributing to a prosperous economy within a safe, inclusive and sustainable environment.

The Maroondah 2040 Community Vision captures the aspirations, desires, dreams, and priorities of the community looking ahead to the year 2040 and beyond.

This long term vision provides a roadmap for the community, Council and other levels of government to partner together and create a future that enhances Maroondah as a great place to live, work, play and visit.

Find out more about our community vision: Maroondah 2040: Our future together.

Organisational vision

We will foster a prosperous, healthy and sustainable community.

Our mission

We are dynamic and innovative leaders, working in partnership to enhance community wellbeing.

Our values

These values guide the behaviour of employees and service areas across the organisation, contributing to Council’s ability to meet community needs and expectations.

  • We are ACCOUNTABLE to each other and our community.
  • We collaborate in an adaptable and SUPPORTIVE workplace.
  • We PERFORM at our best.
  • We are open, honest, INCLUSIVE and act with integrity.
  • We ensure every voice is heard, valued and RESPECTED.
  • We are brave, bold and achieve EXCELLENCE.

An LGBTQIA+ inclusive organisation


Maroondah City Council is an inclusive organisation that recognises and supports the diverse needs of our community.

Council acknowledges the challenges that can be faced by those who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans*, queer, intersex or asexual (LGBTQIA+), and is committed to providing excellent service to people of all sexualities, gender identities and sex identities.

Council’s facilities and service centres display rainbow stickers to show our commitment to providing inclusive services to our LGBTQIA+ community.

Find out about the background of our support of the LGBTQIA+ community.

Child Safe organisation

Maroondah City Council is committed to being a child safe organisation where all children and young people are valued and protected from harm and abuse.

Council is required by law to implement the Victorian Child Safe Standards to protect children and young people from harm and abuse. 

Read more about child safety and wellbeing or view our Child Safety and Wellbeing Policy

Refugee Welcome Zone

Maroondah City Council is a Refugee Welcome Zone. We have made a commitment in spirit to welcome refugees into the community, uphold the human rights of refugees, demonstrate compassion for refugees and enhance cultural and religious diversity in the community.