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News and Public Notices

Free agricultural show entry to farming families and staff

News issued on Thursday 11 October 2018

Farmers, their families and staff will enjoy a free trip to their local agricultural show in Wellington this year, with assistance from the State Government drought funding and Wellington Shire Council.

Time to re-register your pets or face a fine

News issued on Monday 8 October 2018

Wellington Shire Council is reminding pet owners to re-register their animals or face a fine. This year, about 700 cats and dogs were not re-registered, despite reminder letters being sent out to owners.

Prepare yourself and your property this Fire Action Week

News issued on Friday 5 October 2018

Wellington Shire Council is encouraging all residents who haven’t already done so, to prepare for the fire season this Fire Action Week. Now is the time to speak to family, friends and neighbours about local bushfire risks and what you plan to do in a bushfire emergency.

Reminder about Rosedale landfill closure

News issued on Friday 5 October 2018

Rosedale residents are reminded that the Rosedale Landfill in Merton Vale Road will close permanently at 5pm on Monday, 29 October.


Yarram swimming pool successful in blanket funding

News issued on Thursday 4 October 2018

Wellington Shire Council is thrilled with the Rotary Club of Yarram’s success in attracting funding for pool blankets via the Pick My Project scheme. The project attracted 266 votes from the local community and will receive a total of $31,866 from the State Government.

African Love Grass removal continues at Providence Ponds

News issued on Thursday 4 October 2018

Wellington Shire Council is continuing to work with the West Gippsland Catchment Management Authority to target roadside African Love Grass at Providence Ponds and the Perry River catchment area.

Get walking, riding or scooting to school this October!

News issued on Thursday 4 October 2018

Wellington school students are gearing up for Walk to School 2018. The VicHealth Walk to School 2018 campaign will begin Monday 8 October, with the majority of Wellington schools already registered.

Council to ensure Minister hears community concerns

News issued on Wednesday 3 October 2018

Wellington Shire Council will ensure the State Government hears the concerns of the local community in its submission to the Minister for Planning regarding the Alberton wind farm proposal.

Sale Botanic Gardens - Garden for Life Project

News issued on Friday 28 September 2018

Work is beginning on the exciting Garden for Life project at the Sale Botanic Gardens. The Garden for Life looks at the myriad of ways plants support life and how we interact and use them.

Volunteer Community Representative Positions

Public Notice issued on Tuesday 25 September 2018

Expressions of Interest are currently being sought by Wellington Shire Council for people with the skills, experience and interest required to actively represent the public as a community representative on several Special Committees of Council.