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.
AUTHORITIES will wait for Colac and district to receive more rain before deciding whether to lift water restrictions.
COLAC district farmers say an increased opening farmgate milk price will help pay bills piling up after a dry summer.
COLAC and district rain watchers are optimistic about the coming winter after recording encouraging rain figures for May.
COLAC district farmers are hoping for pasture growth after a cold front brought rain to a parched Colac and district.
VICTORIA’S Greens leader is calling for the State Government to declare western Victoria “drought affected” because of a record dry spell.
BARWON Water has had to put on hold a plan to boost Colac’s water supply.
COLAC will have water restrictions for the first time in five years as a dry autumn takes its toll on dwindling water storage levels.
COLAC and district continues to be in the grip of a dry spell, recording a third of the monthly average of rain for April.