Vision, Mission and Values

The establishment of the formation of the Municipality of Forbes Shire Council celebrated 150 years in 2020. The Council services the communities of Forbes, Bedgerabong, Garema, Wirrinya, Corninella and Ootha.


"The Forbes Shire is a safe, connected and welcoming community. We aspire to create job opportunities, improve our infrastructure and support a diverse and thriving economy."


"A properous rural community where residents and visitors enjoy a clean, safe environment enhanced by our unique heritage and country lifestyle."


Authentic - We are trusted, accountable and predictable in all of our engagements.

Connected - We connect with each other, our community and our stakeholders to listen, understand and deliver.

Decisive - We act with clear purpose, plans and sound judgement to courageously create and seize opportunities.

Consistent - We have clear and transparent frameworks and processes governing our directions.