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News and Public Notices

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

News issued on Wednesday 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 Wednesday 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 Monday 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.

Women in Agriculture Luncheon Winners

News issued on Friday 5 April 2019

Congratulations to the following women who have won tickets to the Women in Agriculture Luncheon at Lardner Park Farm World on Thursday 11 April.


Wellington women encouraged to get active and have fun

News issued on Thursday 28 March 2019

Women in Wellington are invited to get active and empowered with the launch of This Girl Can in Sale.


A day out for drought affected women in agriculture

News issued on Wednesday 27 March 2019

Wellington Shire Council is looking for deserving rural women in our community who need or would love a day out!


Free conflict resolution training for community groups

News issued on Tuesday 19 March 2019

Free conflict management training for community groups and volunteers is coming to Wellington, facilitated by the Dispute Settlement Centre.


West Sale to become key player in Victorian aviation

News issued on Tuesday 26 February 2019

West Sale Airport is set to become a key player in the aviation sector for Victoria. Wellington Shire Council can today announce partnerships with RAAF Air Academy and Federation Training that will ensure West Sale Airport is a leader in aviation and the facility is ripe for further investment.

Free hearing checks at Wellington libraries

News issued on Monday 25 February 2019

In partnership with Australian Hearing, the Wellington Library Service is hosting free, professional hearing checks for members of the public during National Hearing Awareness Week.

Special Charge Scheme - Bruce Street, Yarram

Public Notice issued on Tuesday 12 February 2019

Wellington Shire Council advises a Notice of Intention to declare a Special Charge for the construction of part of Bruce Street, Yarram.