Democratic Principles

CARE AND COMPASSION
Care for self and others

DOING YOUR BEST
Seek to accomplish something worthy and admirable, try hard, and pursue excellence

FAIR GO
Pursue and protect common good where all people are treated fairly for a just society

FREEDOM
Enjoy all the rights and privileges of Australian citizenship free from unnecessary interference or control, and stand up for the rights of others

HONESTY AND TRUSTWORTHINESS
Be honest, sincere and seek the truth

INTEGRITY
Act in accordance with principles of moral and ethical conduct, ensure consistency between words and deeds

RESPECT
Treat others with consideration and regard, respect another person’s point of view

RESPONSIBILITY
Be accountable for one’s own actions, resolve differences in constructive non-violent and peaceful ways, contribute to society and to civic life, take care of the environment

UNDERSTANDING, TOLERANCE AND INCLUSION
Be aware of others and their cultures, accept diversity within a democratic society, being included and including others