The primary role of a Councillor is to provide leadership for the good governance of the Wellington Shire Council in accordance with the Local Government Act 1989.
Wellington Shire comprises a three ward structure (Northern, Central and Coastal), which is represented by 9 Councillors (3 representing each ward, a map detailing the ward boundaries is available on the VEC website).
The positions of Mayor and Deputy Mayor are elected by the Council at a meeting held after the fourth Saturday in October, but not later than 30 November in each year.
The Mayor is the elected leader and is the key formal representative of Council.
Council maintain a range of documents and registers for public inspection in accordance with the Local Government Act 1989 and the Local Government (General) Regulations 2004 - these are shown below.
Note: The Auditors Report is incorporated within the Annual Report.
The documents below can also be viewed at our Sale or Yarram Service Centres.
In addition, the following documents are also available for public inspection at the Sale Service Centre:
To arrange an inspection, please contact Council.
These Councillors were appointed following Council elections held on 22 October 2016. They will serve until the next Council elections are held in 2020.