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Published on 16 August 2017
The upgrade of Colac’s central business area has begun ahead of schedule, with works crews removing garden beds at the Austral Hotel corner in the first stage of upgrading Colac’s main street
Published on 08 August 2017
Colac Otway Shire Council wants to hear the community’s views on the possibility of Colac becoming an ‘RV friendly town’.
Published on 07 August 2017
The flood-damaged banks of the Barongarook Creek near Murray Street will be rock beached to protect the Lions Park and Scout Hall against future flood events.Designed to withstand a one in 100 year flood, large round basalt rocks will be strategically positioned along the Barongarook Creek in the areas that sustained the most damage in last year’s September 14 flood.
Celebrating 10 years of the Community Hub Inc. and the enormous contribution from volunteers and stakeholders across the Shire.
Join over 5,500 riders as they take on Australia's Grandest Fondo riding on Australia's greatest road, the Great Ocean Road. With new events for 2017 their is an event and distance for everyone.
Now in it's tenth year, Light the Night is a unique event bringing together Australia's blood cancer community to remember and reflect during a moving ceremony and short lantern walk.
Draft Council Plan available until 2 June
On display until
21 September 2017
Colac Otway Shire Council wants to hear the community’s views on the possibility of Colac becoming an ‘RV friendly town’.Cr Joe McCracken, who moved a notice of motion calling for Council to consider becoming an RV friendly town, said that if Colac were to become and RV friendly town, it would be one of the few towns in our region to meet the criteria.
On display until
07 September 2017
The Choose to Change Colac Community workshop is an exciting new and innovative approach about making the healthy choice the easy choice for everyone in the Colac Otway Shire.
On display until
25 August 2017
We’d like our community to help us make Bluewater even better. Fill out the survey and tell us what you think’s great about the centre, what you’d like to see improved, and any ideas you have for its future.
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.
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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.
The roundabouts on the corner of Bromfield and Hesse, and Bromfield and Gellibrand streets are getting a facelift.
Discover your local events, parks, facilities, projects, Councillors, bin dates and more.
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