Cr Scott Rossetti

Councillor Profile

Central Ward

Elected Terms
2008, 2012, 2016, 2020
Served as Mayor
2010, 2013, 2014
Served as Deputy Mayor
Additional Notes
Current Councillor
Deputy Mayor
Former Councillor

Born and raised in Wellington Shire, after 14 years in Melbourne studying and working, Scott returned with wife Caroline and their three children in 1995 to purchase the family business, Gippsland Funeral Services.  

Scott has extensive business experience, having successfully run his own businesses for more than 45 years as well as accounting experience with KPMG Peat Marwick. He has a range of quite diverse qualifications including Master of e-Business, Bachelor of Business, Graduate Diploma in Civil Ceremonies, and is also an A Grade Electrician and Civil Celebrant.  

He has provided service on several boards, including Advance TAFE (past Chair), The Australian Funeral Directors Association, Gippsland Grammar School and 3PBS Broadcasting. Scott continues to be involved and have membership in many community groups including the Committee for Wellington (past Chair), Tanderra Ski Club Mt Hotham (past President), Sale Bowls Club (past Treasurer) and the Sale Turf Club Foundation (Current Director).  

Scott was elected to Council in 2008, 2012, 2016 and 2020, appointed Deputy Mayor in 2009 and 2021 and then Mayor in 2010, 2012 and 2013. Scott is the first Wellington Shire Councillor to hold the Mayoral office for a third term and in doing so being awarded “Mayor Emeritus”. In 2010 Scott was appointed the Chair of the Gippsland Local Government Network and was re-appointed to this position in 2013.

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