COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Community Information

Community Alert
Alert Issued:
September 17, 2020 9:43 AM
Current Status:
Some services facilitated by Wellington Shire Council have been affected by the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) disease.

Current Information

The Victorian Department of Health & Human Services is the best place to keep up to date with information regarding COVID-19 (Coronavirus).

Please continue to monitor the Victorian Department of Health & Human Services web page or Facebook page for updates.

COVID-19 Local Testing

Wellington Respiratory Clinic is now fully operational, from the rear of Inglis Medical Centre in Sale.

Swabbing criteria follows the state government guidelines.

Patients can book online.

All patients will be seen in a safe, private and completely confidential clinic with the highest possible infection control standards. Alternatively, tests can be conducted for COVID-19 via local General Practitioners. Patients are encouraged to ring their regular GP for guidance.

Community Support

Information and links for support services is available from our COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Community Support page.

Local Business Support

Information and links for businesses in Wellington Shire is available from our COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Business Support page. This also includes details of Wellington Shire Council's COVID-19 Support Package.

COVID-19 Relief Line

Wellington Shire Council has launched a COVID-19 Relief Information Line for members of the public who require assistance as a result of the current pandemic. The Wellington COVID-19 Relief Information Line number is 1300 137 218 and is open 9am-4.30pm Monday to Friday. The Line will operate until it is no longer required.

For all relief queries outside the normal business hours please contact Coronavirus state-based hotline available 24 hours each day on 1800 675 398.

Wellington Shire Council Operated Facilities

The following changes to Wellington Shire Council operated facilities will occur from midnight on Wednesday 16 September 2020 under Step 3 of the State Government's roadmap to re-opening.

Wellington Shire Council Service Centres

Our Customer Service Centres in Sale and Yarram are OPEN for face-to-face operations. Use our Contact Us page to make a request or report an issue online.


All libraries are CLOSED. You can access library e-resources here.

The Click and Deliver service and Click and Collect library services are available by placing books on hold using the online Catalogue. Contact your nearest library branch for more information.

Aqua Energy Leisure Centre

The Aqua Energy Leisure Centre is CLOSED. Outdoor fitness classes held at the Gippsland Regional Sports Complex will recommence soon. More information is available here.

Gippsland Regional Sports Complex

The Gippsland Regional Sports Complex is CLOSED. This includes both indoor and outdoor facilities and facility hire is no longer being accepted.

The Wedge Performing Arts Centre

The Wedge Performing Arts Centre (including Box Office) is CLOSED.

Gippsland Art Gallery

The Gippsland Art Gallery is CLOSED.

Port of Sale (Wellington Centre)

The Port of Sale (Wellington Centre) remains closed, however the Central Gippsland Visitor Centre, gift shop and café in the Wellington Centre building are open with entry via Foster Street, Sale.

Gippsland Regional Livestock Exchange

The Gippsland Regional Livestock Exchange is OPEN for only essential people to attend sales. Essential people include agents, saleyard staff, transporters and pre-registered buyers.

Caravan/RV Parks

Council owned Caravan and RV parks throughout the municipality are OPEN.


Playgrounds throughout the municipality are OPEN.

Skateparks and Outdoor Gym Equipment

Skateparks and public outdoor gym equipment throughout the municipality are OPEN.

Public Toilets

Public toilets throughout the municipality will remain OPEN for use.

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Page last updated:
Thursday, September 17, 2020
Contact Us
Wellington Shire Council
After Hours Emergency
Service Centres
Sale Service Centre
18 Desailly Street (PO Box 506)
Sale VIC 3850
Operating Hours
Monday to Friday 8.30am - 5.00pm
Yarram Service Centre
156 Grant Street
Yarram VIC 3971
Operating Hours
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 10.00am - 2.00pm (Closed Wednesday)
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Wellington Shire Council acknowledges the Gunaikurnai People as the traditional owners of the land that is now Wellington Shire.