Strategic Priorities

SMCT is focused on the future and has developed a five-year Strategic Plan with four overarching Strategic Priorities, which align our culture, vision and values. For more information on any of the below priorities, please see Publications for our downloadable SMCT Strategic Plan.

2016 - 2020 - Strategic Priorities - Southern Metropolitan Cemeteries Trust

Strategic Priotity 1 - Embracing Customer Centricity

Our customers are at the heart of everything we do. To remain relevant, we must ensure that every person is able to honour and celebrate life in the way that they choose.

2015 - Annual Report - Southern Metropolitan Cemeteries Trust

Strategic Priority 2 - Pursuing Strategic Growth

Our obligations are perpetual. Our relationships with families and communities surpass time and generations as we are entrusted to preserve our memorial parks for all time. Therefore, to remain sustainable in the long term, we need to pursue growth.

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Strategic Priority 3 - Enhancing Strategic Engagement

Our duty is to listen and respond to our stakeholders’ needs. All stakeholders play a vital role and we need to co-exist, complement and add value to each other, for the benefit of the mutual customers we serve.

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Strategic Priority 4 - Investing In People Development

Our people - our greatest assets. To further meet our customers’ needs, we need to build a culture that nurtures creativity, innovation and high-performance.