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Pet of the Week
Hello! My name is Tut. I’m a 1 year old
boy who is easy going and enjoys a pat.
I am comfortable with other cats and
even small dogs. Please take me home!
To adopt Tut please contact
Animal Aid on 5144 5940.
(Microchip number 956 000 005 583 453)
Sale Service Centre
18 Desailly Street, Sale
Business Hours 8.30am to 5.00pm
Phone 1300 366 244
Yarram Service Centre
156 Grant Street, Yarram
Business Hours 10.00am to 2.00pm (Closed Wednesday)
Phone (03) 5182 5100
Web www.wellington.vic.gov.au Email firstname.lastname@example.org
General Council Notices
We currently have vacancies
in the following roles:
Digital Media Officer
Closes: Friday 16 February,
Closes: Monday 2 April,
Group Fitness Instructor
Closes: EOI Ongoing
Swim School Teacher
Closes: EOI Ongoing
To find out more visit
careers or scan the QR code
Your Weekly Wellington Shire Council Update
Wellington Shire libraries are offering an amnesty on all
library items between now and 28 February 2018.
Visit your local library in Sale, Maffra, Heyfield, Stratford,
Rosedale, Yarram or the Outreach Library and your long-
lost, damaged and overdue fines will be waived.
Simply return the items, no questions asked and receive a
replacement library card for free. Exclusions may apply, ask
your local library staff.
Applications are now open for Wellington Shire Council’s
2018 Community Assistance Grants (March round).
The grants are available bi-annually to local community
groups and organisations who need assistance funding
initiatives that build capacity, promote participation and
working together to maintain community assets and
support cultural development.
Funding applications are currently being invited from not
for profit groups seeking funding of between $2,001 to
$5,000 in the Community Event and Community Projects
Further information and application forms are available from
close Thursday 1 March, 2018.
Shire Libraries Book Amnesty
Assistance Grants Now Open
We invite suitably qualified
contractors to tender for
the following projects:
Irrigation Supply Works,
Closes: 2.00pm Wednesday
21 February 2018
Closes: 2.00pm Friday
23 February 2018
To find out more visit
The next meeting of
Council takes place on:
Tuesday 6 February 2018
From 3.00pm at the
Members of the public
are welcome to all open
sessions of the Council.
Alternatively you can view
any Council Meeting live
online via our website.
Almost 3,000 people from
Shire and beyond joined the
celebrations for the official Port of
Sale opening on Saturday.
The Port of Sale precinct was
officially opened by Wellington
Shire Mayor Carolyn Crossley,
Member for Eastern Victoria
Harriet Shing, Federal Member
for Gippsland The Hon Darren
Chester and Brian Castles from
the John Leslie Foundation.
Festivities began with an official
Smoking Ceremony and Welcome
to Country by Gunaikurnai
Elders, the traditional owners of
Gippsland. This was followed by
official speeches, cutting of a cake
and flyover by the RAAF Roulettes.
Visitors were then welcomed in to
the new building and entertained
by live musicians, singers and
other activities throughout the
day including a special visit by
much loved children’s author
Alison Lester in the children’s
Children were fascinated with the
computer coding and robotics
displays, skills sessions at the
skate park, along with ongoing
art gallery and library activities
throughout the day.
There was also plenty
for the adults with
local history and
displays, art gallery
curator talks, building
tours, various come-
including yoga and
kirtan and much more.
Mayor Carolyn Crossley hailed the
opening a resounding success.
“It was so great to see all the
smiling faces and to hear the
positive feedback about the new
precinct,” she said.
“Many people commented to
me that they couldn’t believe we
have such a fantastic facility in
Council’s free monthly immunisation sessions for all eligible
infants, school children and adults will be held at:
Yarram - Wednesday 7 February, 11.00am - 11.30am
Yarram District Hub, 156 Grant Street, Yarram
Immunisations are offered in accordance with the National Immunisation
Schedule. For a copy of the most up to date list of immunisations required,
a copy of the session dates and times or for any immunisation enquiries,
please contact the Environmental Health Unit on 1300 366 244 or visit our
Upcoming Immunisation Sessions
Pictured above (L-R): John Leslie Foundation representative Brian Castles, Federal Member for Gippsland The Hon Darren Chester, Member for Eastern
Victoria Harriet Shing and Wellington Shire Council Mayor Carolyn Crossley cut the cake to officially open the redeveloped Port of Sale precinct.
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