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News and Public Notices

Briag recreation reserve redevelopment officially opened

News issued on Monday 18 November 2019

The Briagolong community is celebrating the completion of its new redeveloped recreation reserve facilities.


Council seeking more detail about timber implications

News issued on Friday 8 November 2019

Wellington Shire Council is today meeting with representatives of all levels of government to gain more information about the Premier’s native timber harvesting announcement.


Proposed Intersection Treatment – Macarthur and Market Street, Sale

News issued on Thursday 7 November 2019

Wellington Shire Council is seeking funding for the installation of a roundabout at the intersection of Macarthur Street and Market Street as a result of the number of casualty crashes at this location.


Wellington to use Victorian Govt funding for farmer rate relief

News issued on Wednesday 6 November 2019

Wellington Shire Council will allocate the $3.31 million Local Government Service Support Payment to rate relief for drought affected farmers.


Alan Hall re-elected Mayor for second term, Maher deputy

News issued on Wednesday 6 November 2019

Loch Sport resident Cr Alan Hall was today re-elected for his second consecutive term as Mayor of Wellington Shire Council, with Cr Gayle Maher of Port Albert elected Deputy Mayor.


Council urges caution after increase in dog attacks

News issued on Friday 25 October 2019

Wellington Shire Council is urging pet owners to secure their animals after experiencing a 43% increase in dog attacks during the past year.


It’s on again! Free entry to ag shows for Wellington farmers

News issued on Friday 11 October 2019

Following the success of last year, Council is pleased to again announce free entry to the 2019 Maffra, Sale and Yarram agricultural shows for farmers, their families and employees.

Work begins to redevelop Maffra’s Cameron stadium

News issued on Thursday 10 October 2019

The Maffra community is celebrating the beginning of construction works for the $8.49 million Cameron Sporting Complex Stadium Redevelopment Project.


Prepare your property for fire with No Fee Green Waste month

News issued on Wednesday 9 October 2019

Wellington Shire Council is urging residents to prepare their properties for the coming bushfire season, with No Fee Green Waste disposal at all landfills and transfer stations for the month of November.


Time to protect yourself with high numbers of mozzies detected

News issued on Tuesday 8 October 2019

Council is encouraging residents to protect themselves from mosquitoes, as a high number of adult airborne mosquitoes have been detected in the area.