Our approach

Aerial view of crops in Stage 1 of the Ord River Irrigation Area. Crops cover the land in orderly pattern as far as the eye can see.
Ord water is a key resource for maintaining crops so that farmers in the Ord River Irrigation Area can produce high-quality yields.

Our vision

Our vision is to be a strong, resilient irrigation water business.

Our purpose

We provide water supply and drainage services to our members at a fair and sustainable cost.

Our mission

We will achieve our vision by:

  • supplying sufficient irrigation water at an appropriate cost
  • growing our business, maximising our opportunities and building strong partnerships
  • ensuring a sustainable irrigation industry
  • delivering quality services with:
    • competent and committed staff
    • efficient systems
    • up-to-date technology.

Our values

The values of Ord Irrigation Cooperative are:

  • to build strong partnerships with key stakeholders
  • to maintain and improve irrigation infrastructure
  • to pursue appropriate opportunities and fulfil legal requirements to improve our business
  • to empower staff to achieve excellence.

Corporate objectives

Some of our corporate objectives include:

  • liaising and communicating with the Federal Minister’s Chief of Staff and other personnel in the Minister’s office
  • continuing to be represented on the Northern Australia Development Group
  • building strong collaborative partnerships with the Kimberley agricultural and horticultural industries
  • developing a strong and respectful partnership with the Department of Water.
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