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Council continues to provide 20% farm rate discount and $1M drought recovery

News issued on 17 April 2019

Wellington Shire Council has allocated $1 million in its 2019/20 Budget for drought recovery and will continue its 20% discount on farming rates; the freeze on fees at the Gippsland Regional Livestock Exchange and providing free roadside grazing permits.

Balanced budget in difficult economic times

News issued on 17 April 2019

Wellington Shire Council has today released its Draft Budget 2019/20 to the community, with a fine balance struck between maintaining high standard service provision, continuation of infrastructure improvements and also acknowledging economic hardship in our region. The Draft 2019/20 Budget is now available for public feedback.

Council works to eradicate prickly pear

News issued on 8 April 2019

Wellington Shire Council recently completed annual works to help eradicate prickly pear. Two species of prickly pear are present at a small number of sites throughout the shire including roadsides and Council reserves.

Golden Beach End of Summer Surf Festival 2019 - Easter Market

Date: Sat 20 April

Venue: Golden Beach Town Center, 1-19  Surf Edge Drive,  Golden Beach

Golden Beach Easter Saturday market & more!

Golden Beach End of Summer Surf Festival 2019 - Cent Night

Date: Sat 20 April

Venue: Golden Beach Community Hall, 1-19  Surf Edge Drive,  Golden Beach

Cent Night at the Golden Beach Community Hall with $3000 worth of prizes and $500 mystery raffle prize.

Golden Beach End of Summer Surf Festival 2019

Date: Sun 21 April

Venue: Golden Beach town center, 1-19  Surf Edge Drive,  Golden Beach

Golden Beach End of Summer Surf Festival 3 day Golden Beach Surf Fishing Competition with hole-in-one competition, market and garage sales, Sunday Easter egg hunt and much more!

 

Draft Council Budget 2019/20

Closing Date for Feedback: 15 May 2019

Wellington Shire Council has prepared a draft Budget for the financial year commencing on 1 July 2019 and ending 30 June 2020 and is seeking written submissions.

 

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