Wellington Shire Council encourages all residents to recycle, and provides a range of recycling methods and locations.

Wellington Shire Pools Operating Status (Temperature Trigger)

Pools will only open if forecast BOM temperature is 25°C or higher for Sale at 4.30pm on the day prior.
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*NOTICE: Due to necessary works the Sale Toddler Pool opens Friday 27 November 2020 and the Sale 50m Outdoor Pool opens Friday 4 December 2020.

Kerbside Recycling

For information on which townships receive kerbside recycling service and what day to put your recycle bin out, visit our Bin Collection page.

Recycling at Transfer Stations

Recyclable items may be disposed of at Wellington Shire Council's Waste Facilities.

The following items may be recycled free of charge:

  • Sorted recyclables (Plastics labelled with codes 1-7 (No polystyrene foam), glass bottles and jars, paper and cardboard (No waxed fruit boxes) and aluminium and steel cans (including aerosol cans and paint tins)
  • Scrap metal
  • Motor oil
  • Farm chemical drums  - See the Farm Waste section on our Waste page for details
  • Gas cylinders
  • Car batteries
  • E-Waste

The following items will incur a fee:

  • Car tyres
  • Concrete
  • Green waste
  • Mattresses  

Free Recycling (Domestic)

Residents may take recyclable items directly to Towards Zero's Sale Depot at Wellington Park Way, Sale from Monday to Friday between 8.30am - 5.00pm.

There are separate recycling bins available for paper and cardboard, scrap steel and co-mingled recyclables (glass bottles and jars, steel and aluminium cans, plastics with Recycle Codes 1 to 7).

Other Recycling Options

Alternative recycling programs and locations are shown below:

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Documents Available for Public Inspection

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.

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In addition, the following documents are also available for public inspection at the Sale Service Centre:

  • Authorised Officers
  • Council Meeting Agendas and Minutes
  • Councillor Code of Conduct
  • Councillor Reimbursement Policy
  • Delegations
  • Election Campaign Donation Returns Register
  • List of all Leases
  • List of Donations and Grants
  • Procurement Policy
  • Record of Assembly of Councillors
  • Register of Interests Travel Register
  • Details of Chief Executive Officer reappointment and total remuneration

To arrange an inspection, please contact Council.

Annual Report

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Council Budget

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Council Plan and Vision

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Council Strategies and Plans

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Thursday, December 19, 2019
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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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Wellington Shire Council acknowledges the Gunaikurnai People as the traditional owners of the land that is now Wellington Shire.