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Published on 20 September 2017
Popular Seekers’ member Athol Guy will take the audience on a journey through a musical and visual spectacular as part of the 2017 annual Colac Otway Shire Seniors Festival.
Published on 19 September 2017
Colac Otway Shire Council will install four solar smart bins in Apollo Bay as part of a commitment to improve waste management in the coastal town.
Published on 12 September 2017
Colac Otway Shire Mayor Chris Potter has encouraged south-west Victorian farmers to support fortnightly sheep and lamb sales at the Colac Regional Saleyards, starting on Monday 18 September.
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.
Join us amongst the vines to watch The Dressmaker on the big outdoor screen. The Dressmaker is a 2015 Australian revenge comedy-drama film written and directed by Jocelyn Moorhouse, based on the novel by Rosalie Ham.
The weekly Apollo Bay market is an excellent opportunity for a pleasant morning with quality handmade goods, conversations and coffee from the local shops, all on the foreshore.
Draft Council Plan available until 2 June
On display until
13 October 2017
On the weekend of 16 and 17 September 2017 over 6,000 riders visited the region to participate in the Amy's Gran Fondo. Council is conducting a post event review and collecting feedback from the community about the event's impact.
Colac Otway Shire has prepared a four year Domestic Animal Management (DAM) Plan and is seeking community feedback on the plan for a six week period, until 13 October 2017.
On display until
24 September 2017
This once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for residents and ratepayers is a new, democratic style of community engagement. The elected Jury has an important role to play. Together they must:- Evaluate ideas contributed by the community- Develop their own goals & plans- Making recommendations to Council for the final Colac 2050 Growth Plan.
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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.
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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