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EOI - Independent Audit & Risk Committee

Public Notice issued on Thursday 2 August 2018

Expressions of interest are invited from suitably qualified persons interested in becoming an independent member of Wellington Shire Council’s Audit & Risk Committee. Two vacancies will exist on the Committee in October 2018.

Council to consider future of Rosedale landfill

News issued on Monday 30 July 2018

Wellington Shire Council will consider the future of the Rosedale Landfill in an upcoming council meeting. Council officers have prepared a report for Council that recommends the closure of the facility as of 30 October 2018.

Abandoned/Unregistered Vehicles

Public Notice issued on Wednesday 25 July 2018

Wellington Shire Council invites tenders for the purchase of seven (7) abandoned vehicles currentlyimpounded by Council.


Four Gippsland Councils commit to explore shared services

News issued on Wednesday 25 July 2018

Bass Coast, East Gippsland, South Gippsland and Wellington Shire Councils have all committed to explore the potential establishment of a ‘shared services’ entity that may eventually deliver their combined back-office/corporate services and IT functions into the future.

Designer dogs and their puppies seized in shocking conditions

News issued on Monday 16 July 2018

Wellington Shire Council rescued 39 designer breed dogs and puppies from a rural property last week, after a tip-off from the public. The dogs and puppies were living in filthy, cramped conditions and were seized by local laws officers who are authorised under the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act 1986.

Port of Sale Temporary Closure (Sunday 15 July, 2018)

Public Notice issued on Thursday 12 July 2018

The Port of Sale facility (along with The Wedge Performing Arts Centre and Portside Food + WineCafé) will be closed for business on Sunday, 15 July 2018 due to an AusNet Services power outage. All buildings will reopen Monday, 16 July.

Maffra Solar Farm receives planning approval

News issued on Tuesday 3 July 2018

Wellington Shire Council has approved a planning permit for the development of a $40m solar farm, located north of Maffra. The project applicant, ARP Australian Solar Pty Ltd, plans to construct the farm on a 63-hectare property located at 148 Brewers Hill Road.

Change of location for Sale immunisation sessions

News issued on Tuesday 26 June 2018

Those accessing immunisation sessions through Wellington Shire Council should note the change of location. From 11 July 2018, the sessions will be held in the Carang Carang room at the new Port of Sale building, instead of the previous location in an ancillary building at Central Gippsland Health.

Farmers urged to recycle silage wrap

News issued on Thursday 21 June 2018

With most supplementary feeding due to the dry conditions, Wellington Shire Council is urging farmers to collect the wrapping from their silage for recycling. Council is offering a subsidised fee for disposal, at $11 per Bulka bag.

Disabled and able bodied to come together for huge tournament

News issued on Thursday 21 June 2018

Gippsland Regional Sports Complex is gearing up for a massive inaugural 3v3 Basketball Invitational on Sunday, 8 July.