These are the core values underpinning the work of the Coroner's Court.

Commitment to the community

  • Deliver all services in a professional and timely manner
  • Be proactive wherever possible
  • Be reliable and responsible
  • Demonstrate understanding and sensitivity in relation to religious and cultural issues
  • Facilitate informed and effective access to appropriate bereavement intervention options for bereaved families and individuals
  • Correct service issues quickly and efficiently
  • Innovate to improve services

Respect for

  • The dignity of the person who has died
  • The family and friends of the deceased person
  • Cultural and religious beliefs
  • The rights of individuals


  • Be accountable for our actions
  • Be honest, fair and reliable
  • Apply sound judgement and common sense in all situations
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