What are Australian values?

What are Australian values?

The Australian Department of Immigration and Border Protection asks applicants for visas to confirm that they understand that “Australian society values respect for the freedom and dignity of the individual, freedom of religion, commitment to the rule of law,...
Why are values important?

Why are values important?

Our values reflect what is important to us in life. They are often referred to as our personal guiding principles or life goals. While we may have a variety of shorter term goals that are specific to a situation, like getting a job or a promotion, running a marathon, or visiting Hawaii, our values are life-goals that not specific to any one situation. Values guide our behaviour in all aspects of our life, including our home life, our work life and our social life.

What are personal values?

What are personal values?

Personal values indicate what matters most to people, such as having security, or freedom, or pleasure, or to promote the welfare of other people. Obviously, all of these things are “good”, but it is important to know that people differ on what is most important to them.