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    Council has allocated $1 million from the 2019/20 Budget for direct financial support, with a $700 pre-loaded Mastercard available for eligible farmers.

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Successful drought card uptake – still time to claim yours!

News issued on 19 September 2019

More than 480 drought-affected local farmers have received a $700 pre-loaded debit card from Wellington Shire Council to assist with living expenses.


Free financial information for older Australians

News issued on 17 September 2019

A free seminar about financial support options whilst making the transition into retirement will be held at the Sale Library on 30 September.


Free children’s activities and book launch

News issued on 12 September 2019

Gippsland children’s author Rebecca McGregor will launch her new picture book No More Kisses and host pre-schooler reading sessions at Wellington libraries next month.


Cool Cars Kickin' Cancer

Date: Sun 22 September

Venue: Gippsland Vehicle Collection, 1A   Maffra-Sale Road,  Maffra

Annual fund raiser for the Maffra unit of the Cancer Council, hosted by Gippsland Vehicle Club in conjunction with the Newry 8's Rod & Muscle Club, Gippsland Motorplex and Shannons. Prizes to be won on the day and catering available.

School Holiday Pool Inflatable

Date: Sun 22 September

Venue: Aqua Energy, 1  Brayakoloong Close,  Sale

Our giant pool inflatables are in operation during the spring school holidays on selected days and times.

Rock, Rhythm and Rhyme at Maffra Library

Date: Mon 23 September

Venue: Maffra Library, 150  Johnson Street,  Maffra

Nursery rhymes, songs, basic music and simple easy to follow stories that are designed to entertain, while contributing to pre-literacy learning for babies and toddlers.


Sustainability Survey

Closing Date for Feedback: 31 August 2019

Wellington Shire Council is seeking contributions to the Wellington Shire Council Sustainability Survey in preparation of the Wellington Shire Draft Environmental Sustainability Strategy 2020-2024.


Website Feedback

Closing Date for Feedback: 31 December 2019

Council is seeking your feedback and suggestions regarding our current website. By completing the feedback survey, you will assist us in further improving our site to ensure it meets your needs and remains easy to navigate.