Coronavirus - information for the community
From 12pm Tuesday 22 September Colac Otway Shire Council will enter into Election Period prior to the October 2020 (Local Government) Council election. During this time Council’s website will not be updated or have new information added other than necessary operational information. You can view Council’s Election Period Policy at
Colac Otway Shire Council Election Period Policy
Respite care, home and community care, meals on wheels, home maintenance, community transport, activities for seniors, community bus, rural access and scooter recharge points.
Providing information and resources for the Colac Otway Shire community during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Find out more information about becoming an Australian citizen in Colac Otway Shire, including citizenship ceremonies.
Information about how to apply for a variety of Council grants.
Find a service, a business, a sports club or hobby group in the Colac Otway Shire.
Information about childcare, kindergarten, immunisation and more.
Food safety, infection and disease control, nuisances and hazards, water tanks.
Council provides a range of services after you have had your baby.
Find out about the transport options in the Colac Otway Shire including information on Public Transport, Red Cross Transport, the Scooter Recharge Scheme and associated support services.
Council provides a range of programs to support our youth, including the Colac Otway Youth Awards.
See how you can get involved in volunteering with Council.
Whether you want to make a complaint or report something you've experienced, the Community Reporting Tool, developed bythe Victorian Equal Opportunity and Human Rights Commission, is a quick and easy way for community members to report somethingthat has happened to them or seek further information about their rights.
PO Box 283, Colac 3250
Colac Service Centre2-6 Rae Street, ColacOpen: Monday - Friday 8:30am - 5pm
Apollo Bay Service Centre100 Great Ocean Road, Apollo Bay
Open: 7-days a week, 9am - 5pm
Phone: 03 5232 9400
For callers who have a hearing, speech or communication impairment, and for text telephone or modem callers, use our National Relay Service on 133677
Colac Otway Shire respectfully acknowledges the traditional custodians of this land - Gulidjan and Gadubanud peoples of the Eastern Maar Nation Ancestors and Elders, past, present and emerging.