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Published on 18 June 2021
Catch up on Colac Otway Shire Council's Community News - pick up a copy of today's Colac Herald or view here.
Published on 17 June 2021
Colac Otway Shire Council is pleased to announce the appointment of Anne Howard as its new Chief Executive Officer.
Published on 11 June 2021
19 June 2021
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.
18 July 2021
The 8th annual Run Forrest - 21km, 10km and 6km Trail Run offers the most picturesque trails in Australia
26 September 2021
Enjoy market stalls, storytelling, live music and great coffee at the Kawarren Markets
The Colac Memorial Square Playspace will be replaced and expanded in 2021. This important community project will be completed by Colac Otway Shire in partnership with the Australian and Victorian Governments.
The primary project objective of this project is to build the capacity and capability of the Colac Otway Shire to deliver effective and efficient responses to landslide risk at Kennett/Grey River and Skenes Creek to minimise the impacts of future Emergency Management events
Forrest Mountain Bike Detailed Design Plan project
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.
Discover your local sporting and recreation clubs, community groups and businesses.
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 Council proudly acknowledges the Gulidjan and Gadubanud peoples, past, present and emerging, as the traditional custodians of the Colac Otway region.