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Today Wellington's population stands at about 4,500 within the town which expands to about 8,500 people when including farming areas and surrounding villages.

A strong community spirit and relaxed lifestyle are the major attributes residents continut to enjoy year after year.

There are various restaurants, cafes, pubs and clubs, while sporting, artistic and historical groups are a strong presence in the community.

Meanwhile, a number of events are held annually including the Wellington Boot Racing Carnival, Vintage Fair and Swap Meet, SpringFest, Wellington Eisteddfod and the Mt Arthur Challenge.

Education options are strong within the township with three primary schools and two high schools, while agriculture, public administration and health and community services are classified as the major employers.

Wellington continues to have a strong link to its Aboriginal heritage and today you will find symbols and sites which define the cultural identity of the area.