Apollo Bay in the Media

 

   
Apr. 2017

Great Ocean Road closed after bus rollover kills one, seriously injures another  ABC News

 

One dead, eight injured in Great Ocean Road tourist bus crash near Apollo Bay  The Age

Mar. 2017

Not so fondo of Amy’s great ride  Geelong Advertiser

 

Ocean Road town wants Otway Health chief and board sacked over GP shortage  Geelong Advertiser

 

Speargun fired at Colac councillor  Geelong Advertiser

 

Apollo Bay locals ready to leave after on-call GP shuts up shop over alleged lack of support  Geelong Advertiser

 

Schools impress in national test  Colac Herald

 

Picturesque community on Great Ocean Road unable to attract a single doctor  ABC News

 

Victory players visit kids ward  Geelong Advertiser

Feb. 2017

Hawks appoint former mentor  Colac Herald

Jan. 2017

New citizens are thrilled to call Colac their home  Colac Herald

 

Apollo Bay star records massive score  Colac Herald

Dec. 2016

Koala covered in prickles welcomes a brush and tickle from helpful neighbour  ABC

 

Otway Health workplace culture findings show one in five bullied  Herald Sun

 

Shark gets 99 in loss to City  Colac Herald

 

Bay beckons city tourists  Colac Herald

Nov. 2016

Life-saving service receives recognition  Colac Herald

 

Black Christmas anniversary: CFA volunteer who watched his house burn still doing it tough  Geelong Advertiser

 

Black Christmas anniversary: Wye River CFA captain remembers the day fire came to town  Geelong Advertiser

 

Great Ocean Road to get $50 million as State Government matches federal funding  Geelong Advertiser

 

Shark blasts ton  Colac Herald

 

New mayor committed to role  Colac Herald

Oct. 2016

Apollo Bay cricketer winds up in hospital Geelong Advertiser

 

Coastal renters struggling to find year-round homes, as landlords cash in on the summer trade Geelong Advertiser

 

Geelong AdvertiserGreat Ocean Road closures: Wye River residents up in arms  Geelong Advertiser

 

Geelong Court: Norlane bricklayer accused of stealing a lawnmower  Geelong Advertiser

 

Geelong’s wild winds: Trees fall as region lashed  Geelong Advertiser

 

Keith Fagg: Action plan vital to keep Great Ocean Road great  Geelong Advertiser

 

Otways hermit Paul ‘Noddy’ Hill pleads guilty to stalking Premier Daniel Andrews and making bomb hoax email threats  Geelong Advertiser

Sep. 2016

Council defers plan for city-style estate  Colac Herald

 

134-home development given green light north of Apollo Bay  Geelong Advertiser

 

Wathaurong Aboriginal Co-operative co-founrder Uncle Ivan Couzens remembered as gentle man, admired leader  Geelong Advertiser

 

Upgraded road ‘dangerous’  Colac Herald

Aug. 2016

Toilet block on edge of Apollo Bay dunes ready to fall into ocean  Geelong Advertiser

 

Great Ocean Road Brewhouse brawl accused faces court  Geelong Advertiser

 

‘Brawl’ at Apollo Bay’s Great Ocean Road Brewhouse leaves man with critical head injuries  Geelong Advertiser

Jul. 2016

A coffee roasting hobby has evolved into a cafe in Apollo Bay  Geelong Advertiser

 

Cats officials thrilled to land Bay cricketer  Colac Herald

 

Hurt Hawk to focus on players  Colac Herald

Jun. 2016

New calls for action on eroding coastline  Colac Herald

 

Tuna haul attracting fishermen  Colac Herald

May 2016

Bay to celebrate legend  Colac Herald

 

BEST BUILDER: Apprentice claims state honour  Colac Herald

 

CASH SPLASH: $25 million for Great Ocean Road  Colac Herald

 

HARLEY THRILLS: Ocean road cruise off the list  Colac Herald

Apr. 2016

SEASON OVER: Scans reveal the worst for Apollo Bay forward  Colac Herald

 

KEY RETURNS: Injury-hit Hawks on the mend  Colac Herald

 

PATROL HEROES: Lifesavers rescue 29 swimmers  Colac Herald

 

INSPIRING TALE: Teenager recovering after beating disease  Colac Herald

 

HAWKS HONOUR LEGEND: Reserves win for Bryan  Colac Herald

 

Apollo Bay football family to salute Bryan Noseda after tragic concrete truck incident  Geelong Advertiser

 

TOWN MOURNS: Apollo Bay mourning dad and footy coach  Colac Herald

 

HUGE BOOM: Bike ride boosts Bay tourism  Colac Herald

 

Concrete truck crashes into house at Apollo Bay, driver dead  Geelong Advertiser

 

TRUCK TRAGEDY: Driver dies as truck rolls down hill into home  Colac Herald

 

RISING FAST: Teenage Hawk steps up  Colac Herald

 

Resourceful genius or frail old man? Court hears contradictory claims about accused Otways bomb man Paul Hill  Geelong Advertiser

 

DEPLETED: Injuries rock Hawks before season starts  Colac Herald

Mar. 2016

NOTORIOUS: Sailing ship turns heads at Apollo Bay  Colac Herald

 

Surf Coast rockers The Refuge to play The Loft in Warrnambool  The Standard

 

BAGS BAGGED: Apollo Bay residents ditching plastic bags  Colac Herald

 

READY FOR FLAG: Stoneyford holds on in thriller  Colac Herald

 

Pet dog and owner winched from Apollo Bay in dramatic rescue  Geelong Advertiser

 

ROAD TRAGEDY: Footy champion dies on coastal road  Colac Herald

 

SHARKS BITE: Sharks end reigning premiers’ season  Colac Herald

 

EVIDENCE GIVEN: Priest featured in commission  Colac Herald

Feb. 2016

UP AND COMERS: Hawks appoint young coaches  Colac Herald

 

FINALS FIGHT: Win boosts chances of contesting finals  Colac Herald

 

Apollo Bay Seafood Festival returns with headline chef Jacques Reymond  Geelong Advertiser

 

EXTRA DAY: Seafood feast grows thanks to state grant  Colac Herald

 

Colac police raid region for drugs after tip-offs  Geelong Advertiser

Jan. 2016

NEW TEAM: Cricket helps new Aussies feel at home  Colac Herald

 

MARATHON EFFORT: Golfers raise awareness for brain injury charity  Colac Herald

 

Miracle survival sparks search for rescuers after Otways motorcycle crash  Geelong Advertiser

 

FULLY STACKED: Rocking good time at the beach  Colac Herald

 

Geelong court: Accused Otways bush bomber Paul ‘Noddy’ Hill appears in court  Geelong Advertiser

 

Teen band launching debut album  Colac Herald

 

Rates relief for Black Christmas fire victims as Colac Otway Shire prepares to waive fees  Geelong Advertiser

 

BP to close Lorne’s only service station after issues with tenancy agreement  Geelong Advertiser

 

Apollo Bay asbestos fears amid foreshore discovery  Geelong Advertiser

 

Great Ocean Road bushfire: Apollo Bay businesses urge day-trippers to visit after slow start  Geelong Advertiser

 

Woman chasing lifelong dreams after cancer diagnosis  Colac Herald

 

Apollo Bay resident standing for federal Senate  Colac Herald

 

Vic fire businesses could get loans  Geelong Advertiser

 

The Great Ocean Road bushfire made me so proud of our local heroes  The Telegraph, UK

 

Apollo Bay's 'penguin lady' on standby for wildlife injured in Wye River fire  The Age

 

Great Ocean Road could be re-opened within the week, authorities say  The Age

Dec. 2015

Victorian bushfires: Millions estimated lost as tourists desert Lorne and Apollo Bay 

Victorian bushfires: Millions estimated lost as tourists desert Lorne and Apollo Bay  The Age

 

Otway community’s darkest Christmas  Colac Herald

 

Community unites to help evacuated people  Colac Herald

 

Excitement building after solid recruiting  Colac Herald

 

Region ready for tourism onslaught  Colac Herald

Oct. 2015

Sharks spoil Saints’ comeback  Geelong Advertiser

Sep. 2015

Apollo Bay bush recluse Paul “Noddy” Hill harmless, locals say  Geelong Advertiser

 

Elderly Apollo Bay man charged with making explosives appears asleep in court  The Age

 

Police hunt for bombs in Apollo Bay bush after taking man, 75, into custody  Geelong Advertiser

 

Man charged over threats and explosives  Colac Herald

 

Elderly man arrested over bomb threats in Apollo Bay  The Age

 

Apollo Bay appoints football co-coaches  Colac Herald

 

Popular Apollo Bay Mother’s Beach to be fenced off over summer period  Geelong Advertiser

 

New citizens thrilled with life at Apollo Bay  Colac Herald

 

Joe Miles announced as Greens candidate for Polwarth by-election  Geelong Advertiser

 

Big catches attracting anglers to Apollo Bay  Colac Herald

Aug. 2015

Rare whale found on Victorian beach to be studied for Museum Victoria's evolution research  ABC News

 

Unconventional gas inquiry to hear Colac Otway Shire environmental concerns  ABC News

 

California dreaming: the redwoods of the Otway Ranges  The Age

 

Car submerged in creek after Apollo Bay crash  Colac Herald

 

$9K bicycle stolen in Apollo Bay break-ins as Colac police plead for clues  ABC News

Jul. 2015

Parks sea-change for former farmer  Colac Herald

 

Former Ballarat bishop Ronald Mulkearns breaks silence on sex abuse  The Age

 

Hawk upbeat about team’s future  Colac Herald

 

Walk to start with wave  Colac Herald

Jun. 2015

Surf Coast Shire to vote on frack-free declaration amid praise from anti-fracking group  ABC News

 

Fisheries Victoria's Bill Lussier on the 2015-16 rock lobster commercial fishing season  ABC Rural

 

New financial year brings with it a new rock lobster fishing season  ABC Rural

 

State award for model student, lifesaver and footballer  Colac Herald

May. 2015

Former Ivanhoe Grammar teacher fronts court on child sex charges  The Age

 

Great Ocean Road Marathon  ABDHF

 

Former runner-up returns and wins  Colac Herald

 

Emotional victories for grieving Demons  Colac Herald

 

Epic Beach Clean Up  Parks Victoria

Apr. 2015

Missing Australian women found in Nepalese hospital  abc.net.au

 

Nepal earthquake: Victorian teenager Camille Thomas recalls avalanche horror  The Age

 

Nepal quake 'nothing you can explain': Teen survivor Camille Thomas  3AW

 

Coastal walking trails to lure tourists  Colac Herald

 

Garbage dumped near Otways campgrounds  Colac Herald

 

Apollo Bay veteran commits to Hawks as coach  Colac Herald

Mar. 2015

Staged development for Bay harbour plan  Colac Herald

 

New Great Ocean Walk Trailhead - Apollo Bay Foreshore  Otway Coast Committee

 

Television Reception in Apollo Bay  ACMA (slides from presentation on 10/3/15)

 

Conditional Planning Approval for Major Forrest Development Proposal  Colac Otway Shire

 

Victorian koalas are eating themselves out of house and home  The Conversation

 

TV reception problems in Apollo Bay  ACMA

 

Late-night rescue for teen trapped in blackberries down bank  Colac Herald

 

Otways koala culling was to save habitat – expert  Colac Herald

Feb. 2015

Tourists cause worry on Great Ocean Road  Colac Herald

 

Football recruits to boost coastal club  Colac Herald

 

OCR FM Community Radio Station  OCR FM

 

4G Interference to TV at Apollo Bay  Ted Stuckey

 

Bay Petanque Teams Almost Conquer Coonawarra  Bob Knowles

 

Community Radio Campaign for FM license  Apollo Bay Radio 3ABR

 

Asbestos all-clear as Apollo Bay clean-up finished  Colac Herald

 

Cape Otway campus for Geelong College  Colac Herald

Jan. 2015

Quality and quantity boosts fishing quota  Colac Herald

 

Mayor says growth will help Apollo Bay  Colac Herald

 

Apollo Bay petition calls for shire move  Colac Herald

 

Council assures safety a priority  Colac Herald

 

Asbestos confirmed in Apollo Bay tests  Colac Herald

 

New mobile signals block TV reception in Victoria, South Australia coastal towns  The Age

 

Asbestos tests and part of foreshore closed in Victoria's Apollo Bay  ABC News

 

Asbestos soil tests for Apollo Bay’s foreshore  Colac Herald

Dec. 2014

Apollo Bay, Victoria: Travel guide and things to do  The Age

Nov. 2014

Cr Frank Buchanan Elected to Mayoral Role  Colac Otway Shire

 

School teachers hit the track  Colac Herald

 

Apollo Bay community supports show's return  Colac Herald

 

Traffic Alert  VicRoads

Oct. 2014

Your coastal town’s climate score? There’s a website for that  The Conversation

Sep. 2014

Otway Health Funding Result  Otway Health

 

Hawks’ star footballer set to coach in 2015  Colac Herald

Aug. 2014

Dolphin to face colleagues  Colac Herald

 

Fire destroys family’s property  Colac Herald

 

Car flips on district road  Colac Herald

 

Quoll filmed in Otways for first time in two decades  Colac Herald

 

Marriner’s Falls victim says tourism doesn’t justify risk  Colac Herald

 

Black ice contributes to Otways road crashes  Colac Herald

Jul. 2014

Otway wildlife carers making a difference  Colac Herald

 

Cape Otway Lightstation is home to a World War II secret bunker  weeklytimesnow.com.au

 

Motorists speed on tourist road  Colac Herald

 

Endangered Spot-tailed Quoll found in Great Otway National Park  Parks Victoria

 

Geelong community groups send clear message against fracking  Geelong Advertiser

 

Finalists announced for the Australia and New Zealand Internet Awards  ANZIAs website

 

Apollo Bay residents protest to reopen waterfall  Colac Herald

 

Greg Denney started a dinosaur exhibit on show at Cape Otway Light Station after a fossil dig started at the back of his Otways' farm  weeklytimesnow.com.au

Jun. 2014

Competition launched to name Apollo Bays new dredge  Colac Otway Shire

 

Hooley Dooley! What a success story! Bob Knowles

 

Apollo Bay residents band together to save heart attack victim  Geelong Advertiser

 

Apollo Bay school work starting to take shape  Colac Herald

May 2014

Trust is in bountiful supply in sunny Australia  The Telegraph (UK)

 

A Heartfelt Thank You to the Community  ABDHF

 

Personal best time for Great Ocean Road Marathon winner  Colac Herald

 

Praise for marathon from running legend  Colac Herald

 

Apollo Bay family set for district marathon  Colac Herald

Apr. 2014

Football star killed on bicycle  Colac Herald

 

Beeac football legend Peter Featherson mourned after road death in South Australia  Geelong Advertiser

 

Church's sights low on high-potential triangle  The Age

Mar. 2014

Parking meter bid expires  Colac Herald

 

Tourists report panther sighting  Colac Herald

 

Crash landing at Apollo Bay  Colac Herald

 

Push for state election cash  Colac Herald

 

Englishman rides penny farthing along Great Ocean Road for charity  ABC Ballarat

Feb. 2014

Lack support causes closure of 2014 Apollo Bay Agricultural Show  weeklytimesnow.com.au

 

Apollo Bay Show Cancelled  Colac Herald

Jan. 2014

Demand to care for waterfall  Colac Herald

 

Thieves steal wheelchair  Colac Herald

 

Teen arrested over Melbourne sex attacks  7 News

 

Lightning starts fire near Great Ocean Road  The Age

 

Bushfire 16/1/14  Steve Sheers

 

Couple back home after crash  Colac Herald

 

Christmas gifts stolen from home  Colac Herald

Dec. 2013

Probe into $2-million blowout  Colac Herald

 

Telstra extends 4G mobile phone network to holiday spots  The Age

 

Man stabbed at Great Ocean Road property  The Standard (Warrnambool)

 

Jewellery stolen, house trashed  Colac Herald

 

I'll have my taste of home half a world away  The Telegraph (UK)

 

Apollo Bay truffle farm on market for $2.35m  Geelong Advertiser

Nov. 2013

'Minimal' disruption during $50m Great Ocean Road fix  The Standard (Warrnambool)

 

Youngster stars on golf course  Colac Herald

 

Police thank heroic lifesavers  Colac Herald

 

Offshore gas tests trouble fishermen, environmentalists  The Standard (Warrnambool)

 

Group buys Apollo Bay marathon  Colac Herald

Oct. 2013

Sports giant IMG to run Ocean Road Marathon  Geelong Advertiser

 

Stamp out multi-letterbox plan, says MP  Geelong Advertiser

 

South-west fishermen label proposed 600% licence fee increase a 'cash grab'  The Standard (Warrnambool)

 

Bluewater redevelopment project awarded to Colac firm BDH  COS website (link no longer available)

Sep. 2013

Rain turns sea brown  Colac Herald

 

Sharks back in top-grade cricket  Colac Herald

 

Man kept Apollo Bay Red Cross donations  The Standard (Warrnambool)

Aug. 2013

Buchanan back on council  Colac Herald

 

Tony Abbott pledges $25m for Great Ocean Road  The Age

 

Call for more money to maintain Great Ocean Road  ABC Western Victoria

 

Dan Hunter's successor at Royal Mail Hotel revealed  The Age Good Food

 

Neighbour gave tram away  Colac Herald

 

Corangamite federal election guide 2013  Colac Herald

 

Earthship landing at Apollo Bay  Colac Herald

Jul. 2013

Rare underwater look at Twelve Apostles  The Age

 

Waterworld: Great Ocean Road's underwater marvels  The Age

 

Historic tram stolen in seaside town  The Age

 

Global dreams for Great Ocean Road  The Age

 

Families go hungry across Colac region  Colac Herald

 

Deep in tiger country, a rare predator prowls  The Age

 

Long wait for hit-run answers  Colac Herald

Jun. 2013

Woman's legs crushed in renovation mishap  The Age

 

The Great Ocean Road is dotted with native animals - you just need to know where to look  The Age

 

Community club in jeopardy  Colac Herald

 

Police resume hunt for cold case killer  Colac Herald

 

New bar and restaurant overlooking ocean  Colac Herald

 

Whale season underway in south-west  The Standard (Warrnambool)

May 2013

Raids reveal drugs and weapons  Colac Herald

 

Police urge Apollo Bay carjacker to surrender  The Standard (Warrnambool)

 

Man and teen charged after Apollo Bay raids  The Standard (Warrnambool)

 

Kenyan claims first marathon win  Colac Herald

 

Iconic marathon could grow  Colac Herald

 

Platypus project seeks clean bill of health  The Age

 

Take me to the foot spa  The Age

 

Shocked schools collect mystery budget cash  The Age

 

New school at last for coast students  Colac Herald

 

Interest rate down: punters disillusioned by negativity  The Age

 

We have been enriched by waves of immigrants  The Age

Apr. 2013

Tuna arrive off Apollo Bay  Colac Herald

 

$5.67-million upgrade for Colac stadium  Colac Herald

 

Geelong area to grow by 200,000  The Age

 

Dolphins fight back to beat Apollo Bay  Colac Herald

Mar. 2013

Coastal football clubs to unveil recruits  Colac Herald

 

Apollo Bay football coach will play despite knee injury  Colac Herald

 

Call for clubs to field two teams  Colac Herald

 

Swimmers without pool during work  Colac Herald

Feb. 2013

Hawks coach refreshed and ready  Colac Herald

 

Rural bushfire risk heightened by phone drop-outs  The Age

 

Before and after the fire and flood  The Age

 

Colac Otway updates wish list  Colac Herald

 

September start for fitness centre  Colac Herald

Jan. 2013

Dog dies in Apollo Bay attack  Colac Herald

 

Racing star films at Apollo Bay  Colac Herald

 

A view to sea no site for poor buyers  Herald Sun

 

Internet fails in high-risk fire area during tourist peak  Herald Sun

 

Woman dies on Otways hike in extreme weather  Colac Herald

Dec. 2012

'He tried to kill me,' crash victim told rescuers  The Age

 

Places in the heart: Curtis Stone  The Age

 

Maps sending drivers to doom  Colac Herald

 

Cliff crash possibly deliberate  Colac Herald

 

Thieves steal Buddha statue  Colac Herald

 

Police investigate cliff fatality   Colac Herald

 

One dead in Great Ocean Road cliff plunge  The Age

Nov. 2012

Pier review finds a nasty threat to our shellfish ways  The Age

 

Don't forget us, urge forgotten Apollo Bay voters  Colac Herald

 

Matilda Ballinger goes from life at sea to VCE  The Herald Sun

Oct. 2012

Vic adopts new rural ambulance system  The Herald Sun

Sep. 2012

Another two join council race  Colac Herald

 

Koala rescue in town's main street  Colac Herald

 

Water storage approved despite objections  Colac Herald

 

A pot-holed history of the Great Ocean Road  ABC Ballarat

Aug. 2012

Hawk snares medal with four wins  Colac Herald

 

Fire guts holiday home  Colac Herald

 

Rain forces hospital evacuation  Colac Herald

 

Police use capsicum spray on man  Colac Herald

 

Driver fears for children's safety  Colac Herald

 

Resort tourism plan for Great Ocean Road  The Age

 

Trek will honour walk campaigner  Colac Herald

 

Woman injured in footpath fall  Colac Herald

 

Students record in school studio  Colac Herald

 

Apollo Bay school pushes on with plans  Colac Herald

 

Boost for Apollo Bay pool push  Colac Herald

Jul. 2012

Apollo Bay guitarist wins talent quest  Colac Herald

 

New exhibition space for artists  Colac Herald

 

Redevelopment for Apollo Bay co-op  Colac Herald

 

Whales' antics delight onlookers  Colac Herald

 

Council bid to re-route Great Ocean Road  Colac Herald

 

Coastal herb grower diversifies  Colac Herald

Jun. 2012

Concern for platypus population  Colac Herald

 

Carts and craft help teens bond  Colac Herald

 

Dog's prosthetic paws an 'Aussie first'  7 News

 

Students re-work James Bond story  Colac Herald

 

Online petition fights for Apollo Bay school  Colac Herald

May 2012

Garbage droppings confirm tiger quoll encounter  ABC News

 

What the Quoll?  AM - ABC News

 

Dixon offers college funding 'guarantee'  ABC News

 

College 'still waiting' for revamp funds  ABC News

Apr. 2012

Coastal water restrictions ending  Colac Herald

 

Teen proves it is COOL to volunteer  Colac Herald

 

Tributes for first woman mayor of Alice Springs  ABC News

Mar. 2012

Talented juniors will cover netball departures  Colac Herald

 

Apollo Bay making right moves (football)  Colac Herald

 

Apollo Bay calls for heated indoor pool  Colac Herald

Feb. 2012

Residents living in fear of snakes  Colac Herald

Dec. 2011

Volunteers help weed out pest  ABC News

Oct. 2011

Apollo Bay asbestos pipe best left alone  Colac Herald

Sep. 2011

Car crash victim walks two kilometres with back injury  Colac Herald

Aug. 2011

Apollo Bay community calls for heated pool  Colac Herald

Jul. 2011

High tide sweeps away Apollo Bay foreshore  Colac Herald

Jun. 2011

Fish-eating dino once roamed Australia  ABC News in Science

Apr. 2011

Coastal walking trails to lure tourists  Colac Herald

 

The 2011 Apollo Bay Music Festival in pictures  ABC Ballarat

Jan. 2011

Experience inspires student  Colac Herald

Jun. 2009
Apollo Bay vision doesn't hold water  The Age
  Festival fracas no sweet music for Apollo Bay  The Age
Dec 2008

Apollo Bay church badly damaged in fire  The Age

Nov 2007

Apollo Bay divided over threat posed by global warming  ABC Stateline

Oct. 2003

Trekkers find lost waterfalls  The Age

Jan. 2003
Balgee Oil fined in court over petrol tank leak  The Courier

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