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Mission statement


The Island community is strong and sustainable and the Island environment is protected and enhanced for the benefit of all.


To provide leadership, services and support which contribute to the wellbeing and sustainability of the Lord Howe Island community and its environment pursuant to the Charter in the Act. 

Strategic directions

Corporate Values Statement 

The commitment of the Board members and officers of the Lord Howe Island Board to its residents and stakeholders is underpinned by the following corporate values and principles: 

  • Effective service delivery to the community.
  • Advocacy on behalf of the community.
  • Continuous improvement which encourages initiative, creativity and innovation and values new ideas.
  • Transparency and accountability in all our dealings.
  • Respect and fairness to all persons.
  • Teamwork and loyalty and recognition of effort and achievement.
  • Responsible civic leadership.