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 […]

Great Ocean Road Memorial Arch – A Memorial to What?

Right at the moment, the Great Ocean Road Coast Committee (GORCC) is requesting feedback on options to address several significant issues associated with the current use of the Memorial Arch precinct at Eastern View. In November 2015, GORCC released an Issues and Opportunities paper as part of the Great Ocean Road Memorial Arch Master Plan. […]

What’s on in Lorne over Winter?

Lorne Community House provides opportunities for local people to connect, learn and contribute in their community through activities, get-togethers and information for all community members in Lorne. With new and well-loved events happening all the time, pop in for a chat and keep up to date with what’s happening. Smarter Moves Community Road Safety Forum […]

Lorne Goes Plastic Free

Two young women in our community recently decided that it was time to step up and do something to reduce the amount of single-use plastic that Lorne utilises. Lorne’s not different from other towns on the planet which also utilise plastic in carry bags, food and drink containers etc. We are all aware of the […]