a) encourages the use of locally-grown, manufactured or value added products;
b) values all the human and natural resources of the Shire;
c) transitions the Shire to become a resilient local economy in the Northern Rivers region;
d) encourages economic activity and decision-making to be carried out in a socially and environmentally responsible and accountable manner; and
e) pursues and achieves desired social, environmental and economic benefits.