Our values

Our values

The Ministry's values - respect, integrity, service and excellence - are often referred to as 'RISE'.

Our values guide everything our people do within the Ministry. They also help underpin our strategy


We value others and their contributions
  • we share our knowledge and experience generously
  • we work together towards shared goals
  • we respect diversity and support one another


We are honest and open
  • we take personal responsibility
  • we have high professional standards
  • we are fair and impartial


We deliver results
  • we understand and meet the needs of people we provide services for
  • we take good care of relationships
  • we meet the time frames we have agreed to


We focus on quality
  • we focus on finding solutions
  • we encourage innovation to achieve better results
  • we acknowledge our achievements and successes

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