Council calls for community input on growth management plan

The strategy outlines the long-term plan for the development of the six primary urban centres in Wellington including Sale/Wurruk/Longford, Maffra, Stratford, Heyfield, Rosedale and Yarram – outlining key opportunities for job creation and investment to drive economic growth.

The strategy also covers important factors like population changes, economic growth, state government policies, climate change, and housing costs. These are crucial for planning land use throughout Wellington.

Wellington Shire Council Mayor, Cr Ian Bye urged the community to review the draft strategy and share their views.

“Input from our residents is essential to align the strategy with the needs and aspirations of our communities.

“The strategy will give Council, agencies, investors, and more importantly, the community a clear direction on our plans for long-term development. By working together, we can create a plan for growth that boosts the liveability, sustainability, and the success of our municipality”. Cr Bye said.

The community is invited to provide feedback on the draft strategy, which will be used to inform preparation of the final strategy.

To have your say, visit Council’s online community engagement platform Your Wellington Your Say at

Submissions can also be emailed directly to [email protected] or posted to Wellington Shire Council, 18 Desailly Street (PO BOX 506) Sale, VIC 3850.

Consultation will close at 5pm on Friday 21 June 2024.

Raymond Street in Sale

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