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.
THE owners of an Otways tourism business say evolving with their clients’ needs is the secret behind their new status as Colac and district’s best business.
ENTRIES have opened for one of Australia’s toughest mountain bike marathons in the Otways.
FOUR people escaped serious injury in a head-on crash on the Great Ocean Road near Lorne.
NEGOTIATIONS over the reopening of a Forrest bike trail are at a tipping point, with part of the trail in danger of permanent closure.
COLAC truck collector Merv Brunt has turned down millions of dollars to sell his collection, which he wants to become a tourist attraction for Colac.
THE State Government has ruled out re-opening the Otways to commercial logging although an independent report suggests loggers could log the Otways for “minor forest produce”.
ACCLAIMED chef Dan Hunter plans to use his culinary talent to take Birregurra to the international stage.
THE $735-million upgrade of Colac district’s Princes Highway isn’t enough to ensure top-class safety, a road lobbyist has warned.