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10th February 2020
Seniors Centre Update; Accredited First Aid Training; Free Legal Advice; Free Financial Advice
Seniors Centre Update

This week begins the renovation of the bathroom facilities at the Apollo Bay Seniors Centre. The old tiles, fittings and fixtures will be removed and replaced with new amenities. There will be new accessible facilities as well as a baby change area. The renovation is due for completion this month and all user groups have been advised and have made alternative arrangements. Next up in the project is the installation of the multi-media equipment and the solar system. The project to improve our community asset, the Apollo Bay Seniors Centre, is a joint initiative of Marrar Woorn Neighbourhood House, Great Ocean Road Health and Colac Otway Shire Council.


Accredited First Aid Training

First Aid Training is recommended for any person employed as an occupational health and safety representatives or first aid officer, or who needs the qualification for their employment.

Date: Wednesday 4th March
Location: Marrar Woorn

Cost: $130 Full First Aid: 5.30 - 9pm with online work required to be completed prior
            $55 CPR Refresher: 5.30 - 7.30pm with online work required to be completed prior


Enquiries: Eclipse Education (03) 5201 0568


Free legal advice appointments with Barwon Community Legal Service

Barwon Community Legal Service is a not for profit legal centre funded by the State and Federal Governments to provide information, general legal advice and casework across the Barwon South West Region including Colac Otway Shire.

Date: Tuesday 25 February
Appointment available between 10am – 4pm
Location: Marrar Woorn

Barwon Community Legal Service will be offering free legal advice appointments on areas of law including: Centrelink and government services, unpaid fines, car accidents and insurance, debts and consumer contracts, child support, family violence and financial abuse, neighbourhood disputes and personal safety intervention orders, information on how to make a Will or Power of Attorney, Guardianship and Elder Law.

To book a free appointment please contact Barwon Community Legal Service on 1300 430 599 or by email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Free Financial Advice Appointments

Rhonda Mahoney provides confidential Information and support for individuals, families and groups who are experiencing debt problems. Advice on debt management, negotiating with creditors and budgeting is available, as well as information on bankruptcy, credit laws and government assistance.

Date: Tuesday 18th February
Appointments available between 9.30am - 3.30pm
Location: Marrar Woorn

To make a booking call Rhonda on 0429 329 555 or (03) 5232 5183 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Marrar Woorn Logo Marrar Woorn Neighbourhood House

6 Pengilley Ave, Apollo Bay

Phone (03) 5237 8590
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For more information, contact Otway Health on (03) 5237 8500.

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