Our vision and values

Our Strategic Direction formalises our vision of ‘enhancing life and liveability’ for our region. It establishes our commitment to achieve this by working with others to overcome the challenges we face.

Enhancing Life and Liveability


Achieving our vision

At Melbourne Water, we are committed to ‘enhancing life and liveability’ for the Melbourne region. Our Strategic Direction defines why we exist and describes our pillars that together deliver our unique contribution to enhancing life and liveability:

Healthy Community

Strengthening the wellbeing of the community.

Healthy Places

Co-creating the world’s most desirable places to live.

Healthy Environment

Enhancing the natural environment.

View our full Strategic Direction

Our values

Our three core values of care, integrity and courage represent the guiding beliefs of our organisation and are closely linked to our vision of 'enhancing life and liveability. They guide what we do and how we treat each other, and are integral to the way we do business.

We believe in care, integrity and courage


We put safety and wellbeing first at all times, and seek the best for our colleagues, community, customers and environment.


We are open and transparent in everything we do, treating people with respect and taking full responsibility for our words and actions.


We encourage each other to be confident, think innovatively, and learn from experience so that we can achieve the best possible results, individually and as an organisation.

Melbourne Water 101

Who we are, what we do and who we work with.

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