Strategic Purpose Statement

As part of our Capability Statement which has been in existence for many years the Ethnic Council defines its Vision, Mission and Values.

A Community For All Communities

The Ethnic Council of Shepparton and District Inc. is a peak body whose mission is to promote and represent the social, cultural and economic well-being of ethnic communities in the Goulburn Valley Region through the provision of quality and innovative settlement, refugee support, community development, Ethnic landcare and information and advocacy services.


  • Respect for Diversity
  • Valuing Equality
  • Acting with Integrity
  • Acting Sustainably
  • Striving for Excellence
  • Harmony & Unity
  • Leadership

The Ethnic Council will put into practice the following guiding principles:

  • Provide quality services to its clients and Members
  • Be an advocate for the resolution of issues impacting our multicultural communities
  • Celebrate the cultural diversity of our region
  • Promote cultural awareness and understanding in the broader community
  • Support and empower multicultural communities to be active participants in our community.






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