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Draft Tourism Parking & Traffic Strategies
December 21, 2018
Notice of Exhibition of draft Colac Otway Tourism Parking and Traffic Strategy and draft Kennett River Tourism Parking and Traffic Strategy

Colac Otway Shire Council has prepared the draft Colac Otway Tourism Parking and Traffic Strategy for Apollo Bay, Skenes Creek, Marengo, Wye River, Separation Creek, Lavers Hill, Forrest, and Kennett River. A draft of the Kennett River Tourism Parking and Traffic Strategy has also been prepared as a standalone document for Kennett River.

The draft strategies will be on public exhibition from Monday 7 January to Friday 15 March 2019.

The strategies seek to outline the traffic and parking infrastructure requirements for the towns along the Great Ocean Road to cater for the growing number of tourists and challenges they present, whilst respecting valued characteristics of each town.

The strategies do not deal with the sections of the arterial road network between the towns which are the responsibility of State Government.

You may inspect the draft Colac Otway Tourism Parking and Traffic Strategy or Kennett River Tourism Parking and Traffic Strategy free of charge, at the following locations during office hours:

Colac Otway Shire Council offices, 2–6 Rae Street, Colac; and

Colac Otway Shire Council offices, 69 -71 Nelson Street, Apollo Bay

or anytime on Council’s website at: www.colacotway.vic.gov.au 

Drop-in information sessions about the draft Strategy will be held at the following times:

FORREST – Fri. 1 Feb - 3pm - 5pm, Forrest General Store

APOLLO BAY – Sat. 2 Feb - 9–11.30am, Community Market, Foreshore

SKENES CREEK – Sat. 2 Feb - 12noon–2pm, Beachfront Caravan Park, Skenes Creek

KENNETT RIVER – Sat. 2 Feb - 3-5pm, Kafe Koala, Kennett River

WYE RIVER – Sun. 3 Feb - 9–11am, Wye River Surf Life Saving Club

LAVERS HILL – Sun. 3 Feb - 2–4pm, Lavers Hill Hall

Any person who may be affected by the draft Strategy may make a submission to Council about the Strategy. Submissions must be made in writing giving the submitter’s name and contact address, clearly stating the grounds on which the draft Strategy is supported or opposed and indicating what changes (if any) the submitter wishes to make.

To assist Council in their response to submissions, it is useful to explain what parts of the Strategy the submission relates to, and explain any suggested changes and reasons for these changes.

Name and contact details of submitters are required for Council to consider submissions and to notify such persons of the opportunity to attend Council meetings. The closing date for submissions is Friday 15 March 2019. Written submissions should be titled ‘Colac Otway Tourism Parking and Traffic Strategy’ or ‘Kennett River Tourism Parking and Traffic Strategy’ and emailed to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or mailed to: Infrastructure, Colac Otway Shire Council, PO Box 283, Colac, Victoria 3250.

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JEREMY RUDD Manager Capital Works

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