Live Wire Park takes out Top Tourism Award

Live Wire Park, Lorne’s latest attraction, received the gold award at the RACV VTIC (Victorian Industry Tourism Council) Awards for Best New Tourism Business on last month. Live Wire Park is Australia’s newest and most electrifying outdoor adventure park, showcasing world class facilities located right here in Lorne, in one of the world’s most beautiful […]

Works at Stribling Reserve – an update

In early 2017, a revised Master Plan for Stribling Reserve was adopted by Surf Coast Shire Council. The Shire agreed to an innovative approach to developing the Master Plan whereby the community was the project owner with Ian Stewart, Chairman of Committee for Lorne as Chair of the Project Control Group. This project governance model […]

Great Ocean Road Health – AGMs and new CEO

The last Annual General Meeting of Lorne Community Hospital for the financial year ending 30 June 2019, was held recently. It sounds dramatic but it’s actually very positive. From July 1, the operations of Lorne Community Hospital and Otway Health (Apollo Bay) are combined as Great Ocean Road Health. These final AGMs for both Lorne […]

Lorne Bowls Club’s new Green is now… officially open!

On evening of Friday 22nd of November the Lorne Bowls Club’s new green was officially declared open by Senator Sarah Henderson. Members, sponsors and guests gathered around the green to participate in a simple, but highly appropriate ceremony which was the culmination of a three-year effort to raise funds locally to add to a Commonwealth […]

Swing Bridge Precinct Project – an update

The Great Ocean Road Coast Committee commenced works to upgrade the Swing Bridge precinct in August 2019. The works were identified as part of the Erskine River Master Plan and aim to improve the overall landscape character and user experience of the area. Key upgrades have included additional rock beaching around the river mouth to […]

A new way to report a problem to the Surf Coast Shire

Every few months, members of the Committee for Lorne meet with the senior officers of both Surf Coast Shire and Great Ocean Road Coast Committee to discuss issues of importance to our region and community. While we have multiple agencies having responsibilities for various priorities and areas of operation within our region, it is a […]

News from Lorne RSL Sub Branch

The Lorne RSL sub-branch has been an integral part of the Lorne & District community for over 75 years and has a rich history. There are many examples of heroism, hardship, illness and all too often death of the men and women who served our great country. Over the next few months leading into 2020 […]

News from Falls Festival

Every summer since 1993, Falls Festival has been at the forefront of the East Coast Australian festival scene, in the heart of the Otways in Lorne. Over the past 27 years, Falls has been developed and fostered by a group of family and friends; this tradition continues today. Lots of love and attention goes into […]