• Christmas Period Bin Collection

    Find out more about changes to kerbside rubbish and recycling bin collections in Wellington Shire over the 2017 Christmas period.

  • Careers at Wellington

    Considering a career in local government? Wellington offers many career choices across a variety of fields. Check out our current employment vacancies.

  • Looking for a Council Facility?

    Our Facility Listing contains Parks, Waste Facilities, Libraries, Pools, Halls, Reserves and more!

  • Port of Sale Project

    This redevelopment project incorporates the Sale Public Library, Gippsland Art Gallery, Wellington Visitor Information Centre, Council Chambers, broad use community spaces and a café.

Christmas/New Year Operating Hours

News issued on 18 December 2017

Please note that our Wellington Shire Council Service Centres in Sale and Yarram are closed over the holiday period. We will close at 12.00 noon on Friday 22 December and reopen normal business hours on Tuesday 2 January, 2018.

Work to control African Love Grass in our ponds

Public Notice issued on 15 December 2017

Work is currently being undertaken to control African Love Grass along roadsides in the Providence Ponds/Perry River catchment areas. Our horticulture staff have been working with West Gippsland Catchment Management Authority, with funding from Victorian Government’s Our Catchments, Our Communities Program.

Steve Pendrick awarded Citizen of the Year

News issued on 13 December 2017

Stratford free-range egg farmer Steve Pendrick was announced as Wellington Shire Council’s Citizen of the Year for 2018. Awarded during a luncheon in Sale, Mr Pendrick was shocked at the honour, telling those gathered that he had no idea he had been nominated.

Carols in the Park - Heyfield

Date: Mon 18 December

Venue: Apex Park, Gordon Street,  Heyfield

Relax with friends and family, meet Santa and sing along to your favourite Christmas Carols. Bring chairs, cushions or rugs. Free BBQ from 6.30pm, carols from 7pm. Santa will be there to hand out lollies to the kids.

This Summer, the Library wants you back!

Date: Tue 19 December

From 1 December to 28 February, visit your local Library to have ALL FINES and most Lost charges forgiven.

Summer Reading Club at your local library

Date: Tue 19 December

These summer holidays, read books, participate in fun online and in-library activities, and go into the draw to win cool prizes!


Website Feedback

Closing Date for Feedback: 31 December 2017

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.

Draft Recreational Vehicle Strategy and Consultation Plan

Closing Date for Feedback: 19 January 2018

Wellington Shire Council welcomes comments and feedback from stakeholders and community on the draft Recreational Vehicle Strategy and Consultation Plan (the draft Strategy).