The Guiding Principles (as launched on 1 July 2012) have been established to shape our thinking and behaviours to help achieve our organisational goals now, and into the future. Adopting this approach will enhance our reputation as a progressive, inclusive organisation that strives for success.
- A safe, secure and resilient Tasmania.
- To deliver quality policing and emergency management services.
- What we do and how we do it.
BEHAVIOURS > Behaviours reflect our values
Our values of Integrity, Equity and Accountability shape what we do, what we say and how we do our business.
- Integrity: We value integrity because we believe in honest, professional, transparent and ethical behaviour in all aspects of our business.
- Equity: We value equity because we believe in fair, consistent and inclusive behaviour when interacting with our people and our community.
- Accountability: We value accountability because we believe in being answerable for our decisions and actions, behaving professionally and being responsible for our outcomes.
PRIORITIES > Leadership drives organisational priorities
Leadership at all levels will focus us on our People, Innovation and Business.
People: We strive for:
- effective communication
- workplace capacity
- safe and healthy workplaces
because we value our people.
Innovation: We aspire to:
- innovative opportunities and initiatives
- lateral thinking and problem-solving abilities
- effective and efficient development and use of resources and systems
because we value an organisation with innovation.
Business: We aim to:
- continuously improve current business processes to enhance our service
- develop business opportunities and processes to streamline and assist front-line service delivery
- enhance collaboration, coordination and cooperation in key business ventures
because we believe in continually improving our business.
For further information view theDepartment of Police and Emergency Management ‘Guiding Principles’.