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.
COLAC district’s maremma-rescue advocate Jacqueline Zakharia drove 800 kilometres on Good Friday to collect four dogs a ranger had seized.
A COLAC bipolar sufferer is determined to help others with mental illness before an aggressive cancer takes her life.
A DRY summer in the Otways has affected the quality and quantity of this season’s harvest at a Gellibrand River organic apple orchard.
A COLAC mother of six says getting fit and halving her weight has changed her life.
OTWAY blueberries have ripened a week early, with growers hopeful of a “bigger harvest” than last season.
A COLAC district grape grower is expecting a “bumper” harvest after the wettest year in two decades.
POLICE have new powers to ban thugs and drunks from Colac’s central business district for up to 72 hours.
WARRION’S Troy Missen was devastated on Christmas morning after discovering his chickens were gone, and he wants the “Grinch” responsible to return them.