Eastern IFCA Core Values

Our values underpin the work we do, how we interact with each other and which strategies we employ to fulfil our mission. Our core values are the basic elements of how we go about our work. They are the practices we use every day in everything we do.

The personal values of anyone interested in joining our organisation should align with the core values of Eastern IFCA, as we believe that these are as important as a person’s qualifications and experience when it comes to recruitment.

Our values:



We are responsible for our actions, work relationships and decisions. We keep ourselves informed and up to date. We have the moral courage to make difficult decisions and to stand by them. We are resilient and have the strength to bounce back from setbacks to overcome obstacles and challenges. We are tenacious and will see the job through to the end with a positive spirit and ‘can do’ approach

We behave in an open, honest and ethical manner not allowing bias, conflict of interest or undue influence of others to override our professional or business judgments. Transparent and fair in both what we say & what we do, we lead by example and treat others in the way we would want to be treated

We encourage our people to use initiative and give their best by empowering and supporting their actions and decisions We seek to release and nurture individual potential. We understand the power of delegation whilst realising where the overall responsibility for delivery rests.

We are solutions focused and creative in resolving problems and challenges. We are confident to question the status quo and use innovation to keep our organisation at the leading edge in our field.

We are caring. We care for our people, our stakeholders and their concerns. We care about fisheries and marine conservation management. We value and respect the needs and differences of our people and are courteous at all times. We work co-operatively with others sharing best practice information and knowledge.

Our advice, guidance and direction are current and relevant and are trusted because of their consistent quality, accuracy and reliability. We are professional at all times.

Adaptable & Efficient
We will adapt our practices and approach to work to ensure we provide a cost effective and efficient service at all times. We are eager to embrace new techniques and best industry practice.

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