July 11, 2018

Forrest District and Community Group is hiring a Project Manager!

“Forrest Gateway to the Otways: Collaborative Research and Interactive Learning Facility and Place of Refuge” is a long-term strategy of the Forrest and District Community, bringing a community-led approach to adapting to climate change.  Forrest Gateway to the Otways: Assessing Feasibility, Building Collaboration (“the Project:”) is funded by the Victorian State Government’s Virtual Centre for...
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July 5, 2018

Neighbourhood House Program – July

Come and visit all the regular activities of Neighbourhood House including special events over the school holidays.  Embodiment is also coming in the 2nd semester, a continuation of the Colac Otway Arts Trial exhibition! For more information, feel free to contact Renee.
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June 9, 2018

Neighbourhood House Program – June

Come and join F&D Neighbourhood house this month with special school holiday activities! Please note extra activities: -HIPPY play date for parents and young kids: Wednesday 20th June 9.30am-10.30am please RSVP to confirm attendance. -Well together (mental health) presentation: Tuesday 26th June 5.30-8.30pm. Cost:Gold coin. Minimum numbers required to go ahead so please RSVP ASAP. -Youth Group: Friday  29th June 6.30-8.30pm. Cost $3...
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May 13, 2018

Neighbourhood House Program – May

Forrest & District Neighbourhood House program for May 2018 is now out. For more details, contact Renee: Forrest & District Neighbourhood House Forrest Public Hall 14 Grant Street Forrest 3236 Phone 03 5236 6591 We are open Tuesdays 8.30am-1 pm, Wednesdays 8.30am- 2.30 pm & Thursdays 8.30am-3.30 pm
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March 29, 2018

Neighbourhood House Program – April

The Neighbourhood House program is now available for April! There is plenty of information and upcoming community activities that may interest you. Please note that we will be closed over the Easter school holidays and will reopen on Tuesday 17th April. Community lunch will recommence on Thursday 19th April. Wishing you all a safe and...
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February 28, 2018

Neighbourhood House – March Program

Forrest & District Neighbourhood House March 2018 Program All the regular activities are on as planned.  And this month, proud to announce the E-Recycling event for you to drop off your old electronic items for a good cause.  Also, find out more about the Colac Otway Arts Trail for Saturday 17th and Sunday 18th of...
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February 24, 2018

Come Welcome Our New Forrest Neighbourhood House Coordinator !

Forrest Neighbourhood House has a new coordinator in town, Renee Taylor! Come by to all the regular activities at the Forrest hall, or swing by during the open hours for internet, printing, a chat and whatever you need.  “I hope to meet and get to know more of you as my time goes by, please...
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February 24, 2018

Forrest Common Masterplan

The Forrest Common is located on the east side of Station Street.  The neighbouring properties include the Forrest Caravan Park and the site of the future development of the Forrest Brewery.  The Forrest Common is 1.5ha in area, comprises of a playspace, barbecue shelter, an information board and seating. With increasing focus on tourism activities...
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February 24, 2018

Mt Gellibrand Wind Farms – Scholarship and Community Grants, But Be Quick!

  MT GELLIBRAND WIND FARM Mount Gellibrand Wind Farm will be located 25 kilometres east of Colac and 17km west of Winchelsea in the Colac Otway Shire on Victoria’s Western Plains. The wind farm will be constructed around the southern and western sides of Mt Gellibrand itself. These open and partly elevated plains make the...
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