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Information about the bushfire rebuild
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Background about rates, including how to lodge a valuation objection.
Find playgrounds, parks and reserves within the Colac Otway Shire.
Published on 25 July 2017
Colac Otway Shire Council’s Chief Executive Officer Sue Wilkinson has announced her resignation as she prepares to take up the top job at the rapidly growing City of Darebin in Melbourne’s suburban north.
Published on 12 July 2017
Council expects to break ground on the CBD Revitalisation Project in August with a revised approach intended to ensure the project is delivered within the budget available.
Published on 29 June 2017
Affordable rates and reliable, quality services are the hallmarks of the new Colac Otway Shire Council’s first budget and four-year plan.
The Apollo Bay Writers Festival is a weekend of workshops and literary events to appeal to everyone interested in stories.
WinterWild is a new after-dark arts festival held over four wintry weekends. Apollo Bay will come alive during the wintry months of July and August with beach bonfires, music gigs, film screenings, dance performances, artist workshops, seasonal dinners and street performers.
Draft Council Plan available until 2 June
On display until
19 August 2017
The Colac 2050 Growth Plan sets an aspiration to grow Colac’s population to 20,000 by 2050.The community’s views on how and where Colac should grow are important to Council. Council has therefore designed a comprehensive community engagement program to provide opportunities for people to participate in a variety of ways to help inform the Colac 2050 Growth Plan.
Want to make a submission to any of Council's current community consultations? Here's how.
Write to us at PO Box 283, Colac, 3250.
Email us at firstname.lastname@example.orgCall us on (03) 5232 9400
Work is underway to complete the Bluewater stadium, with the aim to have it open by March.
The Revitalisation Project includes major streetscape enhancements along Murray Street, from Queen Street to Corangamite Street, with improvements to the centre median, footpaths and landscaping.
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COPACC is a contemporary performing arts centre located in the civic heart of Colac.
Bluewater is a modern, first-class aquatic centre, gym and stadium complex.
Colac service centre
Apollo Bay Service Centre