Tourism & Business Development Services

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The Colac Otway Shire's Tourism Development Officer works with local businesses and the regional tourism body Great Ocean Road Regional Tourism (GORRT) to promote tourism and strengthen the local economy and industry through:

  • Destination marketing activities (Digital, Social and Print)  
  • Industry communications and engagement  
  • Business development and support
  • Industry Development training  
  • Public Relations support and enquiries  
  • Tourism attraction investment and development  
  • Advocacy for the Colac Otways Shire’s tourism products 
  • Project management

Contact Council’s Tourism Development Officer, Adrian Healey:


Phone:  03 5232 9466

Mobile:  0448 006 556

The following business organisations also offer guidance, services and skills that will assist you in successfully starting, running, and transforming your business.

Business Victoria

Visit Victoria - Corporate Site

Tourism Australia

Great Ocean Road Regional Tourism

Victorian Tourism Industry Council (VTIC)

Australian Business Licence and Information Service

Australian Regional Tourism (ART)