May 30, 2024

Colac Visitor Servicing Review

Colac Otway Council is inviting submissions from local businesses and the community on a Discussion Paper that summarises findings to date from the Colac Visitor Servicing Review. Join us at a drop-in session for community members and businesses to share your thoughts and ideas:   📆Community Drop-in Session: When: Tuesday 4 June, any time between...
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May 30, 2024

The Forrest Post – June 2024 Edition

The Forrest Post – June 2024 Edition Hi folks, This issue comes just in time for the first bout of Forrest rain of the season. Rug up with a cuppa for this June issue, which spotlights how to be a carer of a Run Forrest runner in the hilarious tale by Rob Cargill. Hear all...
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May 14, 2024

free smoke alarm testing and installations – From 15 May 2024

The CFA Community Safety team provide a service called the Residential Advice Visitation Service program (RAVS) and part of this program is to identify areas that have some Residential risk factors, this year we have identified Forrest to be part of this program. The Residential Advice Visit team members are proposing to door knock the...
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May 1, 2024

The Forrest Post – May 2024 Edition

The Forrest Post May 2024 This May we say farewell to our designer Coco who is about to make her debut in Kyoto’s artist community. We thank her for her colourful contributions and await her return to Forrest in 2025. You can follow Coco’s journey via Instagram or her website. And we welcome back in a big way...
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April 1, 2024

The Forrest Post – April 2024 Edition

The Forrest Post – April 2024 Edition   Happy Easter, Forrest friends!   We have a whopping 16 page special to keep you busy this long weekend. Featuring two full articles by writer Laura Shawcross, we learn about local apiarist Andrew Broomfield and local filmmaker Mitchell Withers.   We hope you enjoy learning about our...
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March 1, 2024

The Forrest Post – March 2024 Edition

The Forrest Post_March 2024 We doubt that you’ve ever seen such a fun, colourful newsletter as this one. We don’t expect the copies to last long on the shelf at The General Store, so thank goodness you’ve ordered yourself an online copy! A very warm welcome to our newest team member, Coco (Instagram: cocowA_PICS), who has...
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February 4, 2024

Forrest Post – February 2024 Edition

Feb 2024 Forrest Post   And just like that… It’s back to school, back to work, and all the activities that follow! We hope you’ve all had a lovely break filled with adventure, valuable family time and lots of rest. The new Forrest Post Team have been working away on the first issue of the...
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November 30, 2023

Forrest Post – Special 10th Anniversary Edition

WoW – We made it to double figures! Please enjoy our 10th anniversary edition. Wishing everyone a wonderful holiday break and end of year celebrations. We are having a changing of the guard and a little break for January,  so we’ll be back in February with a new team, new look and new stories about...
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November 29, 2023


  Forrest Flicks Film Society 2024 program is available. All films are screened at the Forrest Public Hall 14 Grant Street Forrest, VIC 3236. Subscribe at: If you have any questions please contact the Forrest Flicks Film Society at
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November 2, 2023

Forrest Post November 2023 Edition

No Tricks here – only Treats…. another great read from the Forrest community Don’t forget, we are looking for fresh ideas and new people to step up to the editorial committee. If you enjoy the Post, consider putting your hand up to keep it going. Otherwise our next issue, celebrating our 10th Anniversary, may well...
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