Colac Otway Shire Council
Heavy rain has washed away most of a Colac district potato crop.
Two years ago, Lake Colac was dry and the district’s Black Saturday bushfire was just a month away from ravaging 1300 hectares through Weerite-Pomborneit.
Colac Otway Shire Council believes unauthorised tampering of an Otways drain was responsible for flooding a Great Ocean Road caravan park.
A sun-soaked Memorial Square greeted car enthusiasts for the Colac Custom Car and Bike Show’s annual show ‘n’ shine event.
Fire experts have helped Colac and district people develop bushfire survival plans.
Colac civic leaders have been saying it for years.
But now they have proof country roads will fall to bits without a massive injection of Federal Government money.
The Otway Fly tree-top walk won the Business Excellence Award at the Powercor Colac Otway Business Awards on Saturday night.