Designer dogs and their puppies seized in shocking conditions

News issued on 16 July 2018

Wellington Shire Council rescued 39 designer breed dogs and puppies from a rural property last week, after a tip-off from the public. The dogs and puppies were living in filthy, cramped conditions and were seized by local laws officers who are authorised under the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act 1986.

Port of Sale Temporary Closure (Sunday 15 July, 2018)

Public Notice issued on 12 July 2018

The Port of Sale facility (along with The Wedge Performing Arts Centre and Portside Food + WineCafé) will be closed for business on Sunday, 15 July 2018 due to an AusNet Services power outage. All buildings will reopen Monday, 16 July.

Maffra Solar Farm receives planning approval

News issued on 3 July 2018

Wellington Shire Council has approved a planning permit for the development of a $40m solar farm, located north of Maffra. The project applicant, ARP Australian Solar Pty Ltd, plans to construct the farm on a 63-hectare property located at 148 Brewers Hill Road.

Pre-School Storytime at Maffra Library

Date: Thu 19 July

Venue: Maffra Library, 159  Johnson Street,  Maffra

Stories, rhymes, songs and craft for pre-school aged children.

Pre-School Storytime at Yarram Library

Date: Thu 19 July

Venue: Yarram Library, 156  Grant Street,  Yarram

Stories, rhymes, songs and craft for pre-school aged children

Rock, Rhythm and Rhyme at Stratford Library

Date: Fri 20 July

Venue: Stratford Library, 70  Tyers Street,  Stratford

Nursery rhymes, action songs, music and simple stories designed to entertain and develop pre-literacy skills for babies and toddlers.


Draft Age-Friendly Communities Strategy 2018-22

Closing Date for Feedback: 3 August 2018

This Strategy is intended to assist Wellington Shire Council to implement an Age- Friendly approach, as developed and encouraged by the World Health Organisation, Age-friendly Cities and Communities and the Victorian State Government, Age Friendly Victoria.

Website Feedback

Closing Date for Feedback: 31 December 2018

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.