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Free health checks for local community

To ensure the wellbeing of our community, the Lorne Community Hospital is generously offering free health checks to the people of Wye River and Separation Creek. All appointments will be completely confidential and free of charge. Free flu shots will also be on offer, to help the community stay healthy and active during the upcoming […]

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Water quality warning in Wye River

This unseasonably warm weather is perfect for a swim. However, residents and visitors are reminded to take care in the water, particularly in the Wye River. Colac Otway Shire continues to conduct water quality testing in Wye River and EPA is conducting water quality monitoring at Wye River following the Christmas Day Bushfires to assess […]

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Travelling the road to recovery: The WyeSep experience

Dr Rob Gordon is a clinical psychologist who has been a consultant to the Victorian Government’s Department of Health and Human Services since 1989 for disaster recovery. Over the next few weeks he will share insights into the emotional journey many affected residents of Wye River and Separation Creek currently face and may encounter in […]

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One Stop Shops now offering teleconferences

Property owners in Wye River and Separation Creek will now have greater access to One Stop Shops, with the service now being offered via teleconference. Aimed to provide a convenient alternative for residents who may find it difficult to visit during opening hours, the service was introduced by the Colac Otway Shire’s Bushfire Recovery Information […]

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Understanding loss after the bushfire

Clinical psychologist Dr Rob Gordon has spent the past 30 years working with people affected by emergencies and disasters. In the first of a three-part video series, Dr Gordon discusses the characteristics of the Wye River and Separation Creek bushfire, how they differ from other bushfires seen in Victoria, and how the community can understand […]

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