Community Profile

Wellington Shire (map) is the third largest municipality in Victoria, covering an area of 10,924 square kilometres to the east of the state. Wellington is home to more than 42,000 people spread across more than 30 different communities ranging in size from a few thousand to more than 13,000 in the regional centre, Sale.

We work alongside our communities, defining their needs and aspirations; planning, developing and advocating for the appropriate levels of growth in keeping with their needs. Many communities have their own Community Plans, developed by Community Planning Groups, who drive the community planning process.

This website contains demographic insights for Wellington Shire. For further information, contact our Coordinator Social Planning and Policy on 1300 366 244.

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