COLAC’S jobless rate has fallen from an eight-year high and bucked rising trends in Victoria and Australia.
COLAC teen Taylah Walters says an “overwhelming show of public support” has reaffirmed she deserves recognition for her work as a youth councillor.
LORNE teenagers hope to help their friend Lochie Donne in his recovery from spinal injuries, one step at a time.
A COLAC district woman’s family has lost all its possessions in the super typhoon which devastated the Philippines.
OTWAYS residents say Telstra has dealt them a “slap in the face” by boosting mobile phone coverage for a tourism event, then taking the service away.
A HAZARDOUS Barongarook intersection has come under the spotlight again after authorities failed to fix a damaged “give way” sign for six days.
EIGHT Colac Secondary College graduates are foregoing typical “schoolies” parties by volunteering at a Thailand orphanage.
COLAC will feature in a film project about homophobia, featuring Melbourne comedian Joel Creasey, the victim of two homophobic incidents in Colac.
THE COLAC HERALD has won two prestigious newspaper awards from the Victorian Country Press Association.
BICYCLE safety campaigners have stepped up a push to improve the Colac district’s most dangerous roads.