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Armidale Dumaresq Council


About Armidale Dumaresq Council

Community Vision

Excellent Lifestyle - Sustainable Growth

Community Aspirations - Visioning Outcomes

  • We have a prosperous and learning community
  • We have access to a wide range of quality recreational, social and cultural activities
  • Our environment is enhanced, protected and conserved for future generations
  • Our community feels a high sense of well being, is healthy, safe and engaged

Council's Mission

To provide community leadership and excellent local Government services in a sustainable and efficient manner, to enhance our area's social, economic and environmental qualities.

Council's Corporate Values


We will respect other people's values and acknowledge the views of others, through active listening, showing understanding and compassion.


We will act honestly in the conduct of Council's operations by encouraging open and transparent communication and being accountable to our community.


We will encourage achievement by supporting colleagues, developing skills and knowledge, encouraging new ideas and innovation, striving for goals and performance targets, and use of good governance.


We will aspire to establish trust by being open and transparent in decision making, being reliable, honouring our commitments and accepting responsibility for decisions made.