Guiding Principles

WSJC Guiding Principles

diversityIconGuiding Principle 1 -Diversity

Who we are, race, ethnic background, gender, age, physical ability, religion, political belief, socio-economic status. Without diversity Wyndham would not be the multicultural city that it has become.

aboriginalIconGuiding Principle 2 - Social Justice and human rights for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples

 A life of opportunity and dignity, free from discrimination and disadvantage, should not be an ideal. It is, in fact, a basic human right – one that we all share in common.

communityIconGuiding Principle 3 - Community Strengthening

Building a fair & sustainable Wyndham involving the community and collaborating with its' members are cornerstones of efforts to improve engagement.

humanRightsIconGuiding Principle 4 - Human Rights

All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights. They are endowed with reason and conscience and should act towards one another in a spirit of brotherhood. (The Universal Declaration of Human Rights, 1948).

childrenIconGuiding Principle 5 - Children and Young People

The Parliament of Australia Senate Committee and Wyndham City Council defines children and young people as those aged 0-24 years. Wyndham has experienced the largest and fastest growth in all Victorian local government areas and is the third fastest growing in Australia. Its estimated residential population is set to exceed 245,000 people by 2021.