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Local man sentenced on 155 charges against animals

News issued on Tuesday 11 December 2018

Wellington Shire Council is pleased at the outcome of today’s court hearing against Bertram Cooke relating to illegal dog breeding activities. The offender pleaded guilty and was convicted of 155 charges.

Adults now required to be in the water with children under five

News issued on Monday 26 November 2018

Parents of children under five years old will have to be in the water with their children at Wellington pools this summer swim season, in line with new Safer Public Pools Code of Practice. The Code of Practice reinforces the professional expectation of the Victorian Aquatic Industry.

Councillor Alan Hall new Mayor, with Malcolm Hole deputy

News issued on Thursday 8 November 2018

Loch Sport resident Cr Alan Hall was today elected the new Mayor of Wellington Shire Council, with Cr Malcolm Hole elected Deputy Mayor.


Port of Sale Temporary Closure (Sunday 18 November, 2018)

Public Notice issued on Friday 2 November 2018

The Port of Sale facility which includes the Sale Library, Gippsland Art Gallery, Visitor Information Centre and Dock 70 Café (along with The Wedge Performing Arts Centre and Portside Food + Wine) will be closed for business on Sunday, 18 November 2018 due to an AusNet Services power outage. All buildings will reopen Monday, 19 November.

New home for local hockey opens in Sale today

News issued on Tuesday 30 October 2018

A new multi-use synthetic hockey pitch and pavilion was officially opened at the Gippsland Regional Sports Complex (GRSC) today.


Final piece of the puzzle for Cameron Sporting revamp

News issued on Thursday 25 October 2018

A redevelopment of the Cameron Sporting Complex stadium in Maffra will now progress, thanks to funding through the State Government.


Mayor receives service award from Municipal Association

News issued on Friday 19 October 2018

Wellington Shire Council Mayor Carolyn Crossley last night was presented with a Mayor Emeritus Award by the Municipal Association of Victoria.


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.