Council maintain a range of documents and registers for public inspection in accordance with the Local Government Act 1989, Local Government Act 2020 and the Local Government (General) Regulations 2015 - these are shown below.
Note: The Auditors Report is incorporated within the Annual Report.
In addition, the following documents are also available for public inspection at the Sale Service Centre. To arrange an inspection, please contact Council.
The documents below can also be viewed at our Sale or Yarram Service Centres.
The Local Government Act 2020 requires Councillors and Nominated Officers (nominated by the CEO) of Wellington Shire Council to complete Personal Interest Returns.
A Personal Interest Return must be completed within 30 days of the commencement in their role, and then biannually in March and September of each subsequent year.
The matters required to be disclosed in Personal Interests Returns are prescribed by the Local Government (Governance and Integrity Regulations) 2020. Penalties apply for false or incomplete Personal Interests Returns, and for failing to lodge within the legislated time frames.
Council is required to provide public access to a summary of the Personal Interest Returns which have been lodged within the two most recent reporting periods.
September 2021 Biannual Personal Interests Returns:
March 2021 Biannual Personal Interests Returns:
Initial Personal Interests Returns:
*The Councillors return has been updated in May 2021 to include the return completed by Councillor Carmel Ripper who has filled the extraordinary vacancy left by the sad passing of Councillor Malcolm Hole.