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     Bushfire Update
Notice Board
 Connect with Council on facebook
 Colac Otway Community Matters newsletter
 Link to Bushfire Recovery information
 Council approves rates relief package for Wye River and Separation Creek
 Community Recovery Newsletter - Wye River Fire
 Barongarook Creek restoration project
 Council to introduce fast track planning service to speed up planning permit processing times
 Council outlines plan for a more agile and responsive planning department
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Upcoming Events
 Giant Odyssey MTB Marathon - 20/2/2016
 Apollo Bay Seafood and Produce Festival - 20/2/2016
 Gellibrand Blues and Blueberry Festival - 27/2/2016
 Stonyford Market - 28/2/2016
 AUSTSWIM Swimming and Water Safety Course - 5/3/2016
 Cultural Connections - 5/3/2016
 OCR FM Open Mic - 12/3/2016
 Birregurra Sunday Market in the Park - GARDEN HARVEST - 13/3/2016
 More Events...
  For a range of questions and answers about the bushfire recovery process, including information about water tank contamination and returning to your property, click on the BUSHFIRE RECOVERY INFORMATION icon below.

Council has also established a BUSHFIRE RECOVERY INFORMATION LINE.
Call (03) 5232 9400 and dial 1 at the prompt to access this service.

Bushfire affected residents:
Do we have your details?
We are updating our records to ensure we can contact you quickly about recovery issues. If you havenít already done so, please send an email with your contact details, including mobile phone number and preferred email address to


Colac Otway Shire Bushfire Recovery and Emergency Management Victoria are working together to develop a schedule of Community Meetings both in Wye River/Separation Creek and in Melbourne. A meeting is scheduled for Melbourne on Monday 15th February at 5:30pm. The meeting will be held at Treasury Theatre, 1 Macarthur Street, East Melbourne.


DELWP will be continuing the escorted visits from Thursday to Saturday until 13 February. To book an appointment, please ring 5232 9400 and select option one.


Environmental Health Officers are now contacting those who registered to have their water tanks cleaned and refilled to discuss the process.

If you have not yet registered to have your tank cleaned and/or refilled, give us a call on 5232 9400. Please be aware that the process will take at least four days.

Media enquiries
Please direct all fire related media enquiries to Emma Diffen on 0433 988 632.

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