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
Local Government Council elections are held every four years. The last election was in October 2016, with the next Council election to be held on 24 October 2020.
Information about the 2020 local government elections, voting and voting enrollment.
Key information about standing for council including details on an online information session hosted by Colac Otway Shire Council and the Municipal Association of Victoria.
Mandatory Local Government Candidate Training for the 2020 Local Government elections will be delivered through a short, online course.
Stay safe while campaigning for council elections in October 2020 - Guidelines for coronavirus (COVID-19).
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.