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Curtin values


To act ethically, honestly and with fairness.

The characteristics of integrity:

  • Honour commitments.
  • Engender trust through openness honesty and consistency.
  • Lead by example and act with due care.
  • Make informed decisions and be accountable for outcomes.


To listen, value and acknowledge.

The characteristics of respect:

  • Ensure safety, health and wellbeing are paramount.
  • Act professionally with courtesy and consideration of others.
  • Give and be responsive to constructive feedback.
  • Value diversity and promote equity and inclusion.


To lead, take responsibility and question.

The characteristics of courage:

  • Embrace challenges and opportunities with agility and purpose.
  • Support intellectual freedom and value bold ideas.
  • Take ownership of decisions and learn from experience.
  • Live our values and uphold our signature behaviours.


To strive for excellence and distinction.

The characteristics of excellence:

  • Reflect, learn and improve.
  • Advance creativity and innovation.
  • Offer exceptional levels of service.
  • Acknowledge success and the achievements of others.


To empower, enable and inspire.

The characteristics of impact:

  • Deliver outcomes that make a difference.
  • Inspire others to fulfil their potential.
  • Work together to achieve common goals.
  • Build partnerships that create opportunities.