Build a better organisation

News issued on 27 April 2017

Members of local community groups, clubs, committees, event organisers and local businesses are invited to attend a series of free informative workshops hosted by Council on Sunday 4 and Monday 5 June from 9.30am to 3.00pm at the Ibis Styles Conference Centre in Sale.

Wellington Shire’s newest Australian citizens

News issued on 27 April 2017

The latest residents of Wellington Shire to take Australian citizenship were sworn in by Wellington Shire Mayor Carolyn Crossley at a citizenship ceremony at the Wellington Entertainment Centre in Sale on Wednesday 26 April 2017.

Boisdale Playground upgrade complete

News issued on 26 April 2017

Council have completed works on a $30,000 refurbishment to the Boisdale Playground. The playground was identified as needing an upgrade as part of Council’s playground renewal program.

Newry Community Film Night Hunt for the Wilderpeople

Date: Fri 28 April

Venue: Newry Hall, Main Street,  Newry

People, young and old, of Newry and surrounds coming together for a community event, reconnecting with each other, enjoying the films and the showcasing of local businesses through advertisements made by local young people. Together raising funds to reinstate a bore at the hall.

Gallery Exhibition (Maffra) - Justin Holt - Scenes from Here

Date: Fri 28 April

Venue: Maffra Exhibition Space, 150  Johnson Street,  Maffra

until Monday 29 May 2017. Just Holt presents his latest exhibition, Scenes from Here at the Maffra Exhibition Space.

Gallery Exhibition (Sale) - Close Encounters...with the Collection

Date: Fri 28 April

Venue: Gippsland Art Gallery, 64-66  Foster Street,  Sale

until Sunday 21 May 2017. Close Encounters invites visitors to explore a range of recent Gallery acquisitions to discover their individual stories and their meanings within the wider collection.


Road Management Plan Review

Closing Date for Feedback: 30 April 2017

Council is currently reviewing the Road Management Plan 2013 to ensure that the standards and priorities that we are responsible for, as required under the Road Management Act 2004, are relevant and appropriate.

Seeking feedback on Silage Wrap usage and volumes

Closing Date for Feedback: 8 May 2017

Council is seeking feedback from farmers to understand the volume of waste silage wrap created across the Shire to help determine the feasibility of the private sector establishing a plastic reprocessing facility in Gippsland for the recycling of silage wrap.

Draft Council Plan & Budget

Closing Date for Feedback: 17 May 2017

Wellington Shire Council is seeking submissions on it's draft Council Plan 2017-21 and draft Council Budget 2017/18. Submissions are open now and will close at 5.00pm on Wednesday 17 May 2017. Any person can make a submission.