For the latest information on the adverse weather conditions affecting the shire, road closures, flood recovery and clean-up activities, please click the below link:
Important storm information
Due to current wet weather conditions the Apollo Bay Airfield runway has soft edges. Exercise extreme caution at this airfield.
Hire a venue, airfields, public halls.
Wherever you are in the Colac Otway region, there is something for everyone, from art exhibitions, concerts and markets to a wide variety of sporting and community events.
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.
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 Shire is home to over 148 beautiful parks, gardens, recreation areas and playgrounds.
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.