Spring into Spring with the 2018 Lorne Calendar

Spring is here, colours and contrasts are bright, Lorne’s natural playground comes alive, days get longer, night get shorter, Ugg boots go away, flip flops are dug out from cupboards, beach days linger, body boards are dusted off, sunscreen is found, kids brave the cooler ‘refreshing’ ocean water in bathers, waterfalls flow, nature grows, birds […]

Come to the Annual Garden Party at Mantra Lorne

Mantra Lorne will celebrate and commemorate 149 years of accommodation of its centrepiece, Erskine House, with a Garden Party charity event from 2pm on Saturday 28 October, 2017. The Garden Party is also a major fundraising initiative for the Luke Batty Foundation, the resort’s official charity partner, to raise much-needed funds for domestic violence prevention […]

Live Wire Park – Coming Soon!

The Lorne community (and surrounds) are wondering what exactly is happening at 180 Erskine Falls Road. If you don’t already know, Live Wire Park is what is happening. Live Wire Park is going to be an electrifying world class tree top adventure park aimed at entertaining people who enjoy nature and adventurous pursuits in one […]

Everybody knows somebody

Lorne Community Hospital Mental Health Forum Do you know someone in our community that is suffering the effects of anxiety, depression, suicidal tendencies, alcohol or drug abuse? If you don’t know anyone perhaps we need to learn the skills of how to recognise them. With three expert speakers in their fields, the Lorne Community Hospital’s […]

Lorne – the Halcyon Days

As winter fades and Spring starts to bring some colour and warmth back to Lorne, we start to witness the return of the homeowners to Lorne. So many of the permanent population migrate to warmer climes over winter and are now returning. The part time residents are now arriving and preparing the homes for the […]

Lorne SES Unit is Recruiting

Victoria State Emergency Service (VICSES) is a volunteer-based organisation that works 24/7 to ensure the safety of Victorian communities by responding to emergencies and disasters. VICSES is the control agency during emergency responses to floods, storms, earthquakes, tsunamis and landslides in Victoria, and is the largest provider of road rescue in the state. They also […]

Amy’s Gran Fondo Event

On Sunday 17 September, more than 5,500 bike riders and their families and friends will visit the region of the Great Ocean Road and Otway Ranges as part of the annual Wiggle Amy’s Gran Fondo. Now in its seven year, the event is held in memory of Australian cycling team member Amy Gillett, who tragically […]

Lorne Kindergarten – A Great Community Facility

Lorne Kindergarten has had a busy year delivering their wonderful early childhood program to the attending children. This little kindergarten by the sea provides early childhood education to children from a large catchment area which includes Aireys Inlet, Fairhaven, Lorne, Deans Marsh, Separation Creek, Wye River and Kennett River. It has a 4 year old […]

News from Lorne Fire Brigade

Adopt a Fire Plug Fire plugs supply mains water for firefighting. Fire Plugs are marked by a white post with a blue reflector on it, and may also be marked by a blue reflector in the centre of sealed roads. If there is a fire plug in front of your home, your plug may be […]