The Victorian Department of Health & Human Services is the best place to keep up to date with information regarding COVID-19 (Coronavirus).
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.
Information and links for support services is available from our COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Community Support page.
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.
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.
The following changes to Wellington Shire Council operated facilities will occur from midnight on Wednesday 5 August 2020 following the reinstatement of Stage 3 COVID-19 restrictions by the Victorian Premier and Chief Health Officer.
Our Customer Service Centres will be CLOSED for face-to-face operations as of Thursday 6 August. Customer requests can be made online, by email to email@example.com or by calling 1300 366 244.
All libraries will be CLOSED as of Thursday 6 August. You can access library e-resources here.
The Click and Deliver library delivery service will resume from Friday 7 August. Contact your nearest library branch for more information.
The Aqua Energy Leisure Centre will be CLOSED as of Thursday 6 August.
The Gippsland Regional Sports Complex will be CLOSED as of Thursday 6 August. This includes both indoor and outdoor facilities and facility hire is no longer being accepted.
The Wedge Performing Arts Centre (including Box Office) will be CLOSED as of Thursday 6 August.
The Gippsland Art Gallery will be CLOSED as of Thursday 6 August.
The Port of Sale (Wellington Centre) will be CLOSED as of Thursday 6 August.
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.
Council operated Caravan and RV parks throughout the municipality will be closed as of Thursday 6 August.
Playgrounds and public outdoor gym equipment throughout the municipality will be closed as of Thursday 6 August.
Public toilets throughout the municipality will remain open for use.
Skateparks will remain open until further advice is received from the Victorian Department of Health & Human Services. Please maintain appropriate physical distancing and hand hygiene when using a skatepark to exercise.