SCHOOL principals say governments must put children’s futures ahead of politics to secure a $24-million boost to Colac and district school funding.
THE success of former Colac footballer Joffy Simpkin at his new AFL club Hawthorn is no surprise to former Geelong teammate Joel Selwood.
THE Otways community of Gellibrand River remembers the “buzz” when 8100 cyclists and their crews rode into town 10 years ago and plans to re-create the celebration have started.
A 17-YEAR-OLD Colac district footballer has two fractured vertebrae and suffered temporary paralysis down his left side after an on-field incident during a weekend game at Birregurra.
COLAC Otway Shire Council’s chief says the council is “committed to buying locally” despite only buying half its vehicles from shire businesses this financial year.
CANCER would have killed Colac’s Ian McMillan if the shadow on his lung had developed five years earlier.
RE-ELECTED Colac business group president Tony Baldwin says providing a “very loud, solid voice” for businesses will be his priority.
COLAC Otway Shire Council is under fire for spending ratepayers’ money out of town while the Colac and district economy struggles.
A BUSINESS leader has slammed plans to build a highway bypass around Colac without an investigation into its effect on the city’s businesses and future.
A BUSINESS expert says the Colac region has “massive” opportunities if businesses, community and bureaucracy listen to each other and work together.