Fire and emergencies
Colac Otway Shire is located within the South West Fire District. To find out if today is a day of Total Fire Ban in our region, please visit the Country Fire Authority South West Fire District.
The State Government Emergency website provides up-to-date information on planned burns, as well as issuing warnings and advice. Please visit Vic Emergency. Colac Otway Shire Council also encourages our community to keep up-to-date with the latest information by listening to emergency radio broadcasts on ABC Local Radio and calling the Victorian Bushfire Information Line on 1800 240 667.