Ranging from aviation to oil and gas, and from agriculture to professional services, there are employment and investment possibilities for a wide variety of interests and specialties.
Wellington Shire Council's Economic Development Unit works in partnership with neighbouring Councils, State and Federal Government agencies, industry and community to support new initiatives and projects for the region.
A key function is to link business with government, facilitate supporting infrastructure and relationship management. Our focus is on enhancing competitiveness, increasing sustainable growth and improving outcomes for the community as a whole.
For a thorough understanding of Wellington Shire Council’s direction regarding economic development and tourism development, see our Economic Development Strategy on the Publications page.
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Sale is collected over multiple days - Sale residents can view the Sale Garbage Collection Map to determine their collection zone.
The region offers very real opportunities to experience a healthy and prosperous lifestyle with quality health and education facilities, coupled with high quality business and recreational opportunities. With a very stable workforce and natural wonders all nearby in every direction, Wellington Shire provides a great place to live, work and enjoy.
The services Wellington Shire Council's Economic Development Unit provides include:
Business and Tourism Associations, Chambers of Commerce and Traders and Tourism Associations do a great job in addressing local opportunities and issues and providing a unified voice to Council and other levels of Government. Associations also provide valuable networking and professional development opportunities to members. To join your local association please see the contact details below.
Contact: Emile Theodore (President)
Telephone: 0418 563 601
Contact: Linda Hunt (Secretary)
Telephone: 0488 411 021
Contact: Leanne Dugan
Telephone: 0419 518 277
For insight into our economy visit the links below:
Australian Bureau of Statistics QuickStats on our larger towns are detailed below:
Wellington Shire Council is a member of Timber Towns Victoria (TTV), an incorporated Local Government Association that represents the interests of municipal councils in relation to forestry on both public and private land.
The association is a strong advocate for the community and the forestry industry and sits on the newly formed Native Timber Taskforce (NTT), which is addressing the State Government’s decision to cease native timber harvesting.
TTV provides a forum for local governments across the state to address the management of forests and forest industries and their impact on local communities.
• To provide leadership and advocacy for the interests of local government on the impact of timber-related issues.
• To provide a forum for local government to share information and to address timber-related issues.
• To be a credible and respected stakeholder on timber issues, representing local government in working with the community, all levels of governments and the timber industry.
• To support and assist councils managing the impact of timber-related issues.
• To support sustainable communities and local government infrastructure.
For more information, visit the Timber Towns Victoria website.
Startup Gippsland is a regional accelerator program that supports entrepreneurs in Gippsland to develop, launch and scale their business. It includes public events such as meetups, one-off masterclasses and pitch showcases of local startups.
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.