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Page Last Updated:
April 8, 2020 1:39 PM
Location:
Shire-wide
Alert Issued:
April 8, 2020 1:35 PM
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.

Wellington Shire Council Operated Facilities

Wellington Shire Council Service Centres

Face-to-face operations at Wellington Shire Council Service Centres have ceased due to COVID-19 (Coronavirus) recommendations. Customer service is still be available via phone on 1300 366 244, email to enquiries@wellington.vic.gov.au and by completing a Customer Action Request Form.

Customer Service will continue processing credit card transactions that are emailed through to enquiries@wellington.vic.gov.au however there may be a delay of up to 1 week. Payments received via cheque will be processed, and there may also be a delay of up to 1 week. We appreciate your patience.

Libraries

All Wellington Shire Libraries in Sale, Yarram, Heyfield, Stratford, Maffra and Rosedale (including library events) are CLOSED. Our e-Resources can still be accessed via our Library e-Resources page.

Aqua Energy Leisure Centre

The Aqua Energy Leisure Centre (including swimming pools, swim school, gym and group fitness classes) is CLOSED.

Gippsland Regional Sports Complex

The Gippsland Regional Sports Complex (including social sport programming) is CLOSED.

The Wedge Performing Arts Centre

The Wedge Performing Arts Centre is CLOSED (please see The Wedge website for ticketing/refund information).

Gippsland Art Gallery

The Gippsland Art Gallery is CLOSED.

Port of Sale (Wellington Centre)

The Port of Sale (Wellington Centre) is CLOSED.

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.

Wellington Shire Council Services

Bin Collections

Bin Collections are taking place as per usual.

Waste Facilities (Tips)

Operating as per usual.

Public Toilets

Three public toilets remain OPEN to the general public (one cubicle, disabled only) at Heyfield (Apex Park), Maffra (Macalister Park) and Yarram (Memorial Park). Toilet paper is not guaranteed at the toilets that do remain open, so we recommend bringing your own supply.
Unfortunately due to ongoing vandalism and theft (of toilet paper) all other Council-managed public toilets will be CLOSED until further notice.

Camp Sites and Caravan Parks

All public caravan parks and camp sites in Wellington Shire are CLOSED.

Playgrounds and Skate Parks

All public playgrounds and skate parks in Wellington Shire are CLOSED.

Boat Ramps

All public boat ramps in Wellington Shire are CLOSED.

Aerodromes

The West Sale and Yarram aerodromes are OPEN.

Public Water Fountains/Bubblers

Public drinking water supplies are safe to drink, however the surfaces around drinking fountains/bubblers including the spout and button/lever could pose a transmission risk for COVID-19 (Coronavirus). Please practise good hygiene when using these devices.

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.

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Page last updated:
Wednesday, April 8, 2020
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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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