2019 Australia Day


The Colac Otway Shire will be holding Council's official Australia Day event on Saturday 26 January, 2019, on the Apollo Bay foreshore from 11am to 1pm.

The official Australia Day ceremony will begin at 11.30am and finish at approximately 1pm. 

The Colac City Band will be performing from 11am to 11.30am followed by the official Australia ceremony and citizenship ceremony. 

Enjoy local performances included in the ceremony by the Apollo Bay Choir and the Otway Ukuholics. 

Courtesy bus service to Apollo Bay - 2019 Australia Day ceremony and award presentation

A courtesy bus to Apollo Bay is available for the 2019 Australia Day ceremony.  The bus will leave Colac (Memorial Square - Dennis Street bus bays, Hutchinson bus) at 9am, Birregurra 9.20am, Forrest 9.55am before arriving in Apollo Bay at 10.45am (drop off at Visitor Information Centre) at 10.45am. 

A return bus will be available from the Visitor Information Centre at 2pm, arriving back in Colac at approximately 3.30pm. 

Bookings are essential through our Customer Assist staff on 5232-9400. 

If no books are received by close of business Monday 21 January 2019, the service will be cancelled. 


  • Saturday, 26 January 2019 | 11:00 AM - 01:00 PM


Apollo Bay Foreshore, Cnr Collingwood and Nelson Streets, Apollo Bay 3233  View Map

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