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Community Bushfire Information

Emergency issued on Tuesday 12 February 2019

Current information and advice regarding the Walhalla-Stoney Creek Road and Rosedale bushfires.



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.


Deputy PM talks drought with Wellington Shire

News issued on Thursday 7 February 2019

The ongoing impacts of the drought and recent bushfires were top of the agenda when Deputy Prime Minister Michael McCormack met with Wellington Shire Council, and local Federal member Darren Chester.

Parks Week 2019

News issued on Wednesday 6 February 2019

Wellington Shire Council have lined-up an exciting range of activities for the community to celebrate Parks Week 2019! This year's program will take place from Saturday 2 - Sunday 10 March and has events catered to all levels and abilities.

Preserving a piece of aboricultural history

News issued on Monday 4 February 2019

Wellington Shire Council is proud to have worked with the local health service to preserve a piece of history in Yarram.


Hot weather proves perfect breeding ground for algae

News issued on Friday 25 January 2019

Signs warning of a blue green algae outbreak have been positioned around Lake Guyatt in Sale. The alert has been issued following testing of the water has detected levels of algae that could pose a threat to pets if they swim in the water.

Agencies to report fire trespassers to police

News issued on Wednesday 23 January 2019

The bushfire south east of Rosedale is now under control, but many local roads and tracks in the direct vicinity of the fire are still closed to the public.


Community Assistance Grants open for 2019

News issued on Tuesday 22 January 2019

Wellington Shire Council is ready to assist community groups with their applications for our 2019 Community Assistance Grants. We know the task of applying for a grant can be daunting, so we have staff available to walk you through the process and help with your application during an information session.

Council partnership to provide water to farmers

News issued on Tuesday 22 January 2019

Wellington Shire Council is partnering with local water authorities and water carters to deliverhousehold water to drought affected families. Council was successful in an application for $1 million from the Commonwealth’s Drought Communities Program, which is targeted at drought affected communities.

New artwork adorns Sale Botanic Gardens

News issued on Tuesday 15 January 2019

Visitors to Sale Botanic Gardens will notice a new sculpture and mural has been unveiled. A germinating seed made from stainless and Corten steel rests majestically on a colourful circular mosaic, adjacent to the adventure playground.