We will demonstrate leadership, particularly in the areas of reconciliation, promotion of cultural diversity, communication about the effects of climate change, learning and through the development of our staff.
We will acknowledge and respect the diverse nature of the Victorian community and its views. We will demonstrate respect for the environment by increasing public awareness about the effects of climate change on biodiversity and human societies, and through responsible use of our resources.
We will build on our strong commitment to the achievement of reconciliation between Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples. By working in partnership with Indigenous communities, we will increase understanding of and respect for Indigenous history, culture and traditions.
We will embrace the values of fairness, equity and social justice in all we do. By acknowledging and acting in accordance with the principles of fundamental human rights, we will contribute to social inclusion for all members of the community.
We will engage with the Victorian community in a spirit of openness to encourage access and participation. We will deliver high quality services and continually seek opportunities for improvement.
We will maintain our reputation for trustworthiness and authority by being professional and transparent in our actions and decisions. Our research program will be carried out according to the highest standards of scholarship.
Our staff will act in accordance with Museum Victoria’s policies, procedures and strategic directions. We will disseminate our knowledge in an equitable manner and take an unbiased approach in the delivery of information that contributes to public debate.
Our stewardship of the State collection will be undertaken in a manner that preserves and augments this important public inheritance for future generations. We will demonstrate accountability through our service to the community and through efficient and sustainable use of our resources.