For the latest information regarding the current COVID-19 lockdown and Council services.
COVID-19 Information for the community
Hire a venue, airfields, public halls.
Festivals and Events help to showcase the rich diversity of celebrations in the Colac Otway region.
Our shire has two libraries, in Colac and Apollo Bay.Our libraries are places of exciting ideas, information, materials, services and programs that will inspire, enrich, challenge and entertain.
Colac Otway Shire is home to over 148 beautiful parks, gardens, recreation areas and playgrounds.
Apollo Bay Harbour is a working port and is part of Apollo Bay’s identity, generating economic benefits, and helping draw thousands of tourists to the stunning coastal hamlet each year.
Colac Otway is a tourism mecca, boasting the world-famous Great Ocean Road, the Otway rainforest, volcanic plains and more!
Water quality tests at Lake Colac, Wye River and Kennett River can assist the public make informed decisions about recreational water use.
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.