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Water tank location confirmed

Work to install a water tank donated to the Wye River and Separation Creek communities is set to begin following a community vote to determine its location. The Lions Club of Lorne donated the 19,000-litre tank to the towns following the Christmas Day bushfires. Community members were provided an opportunity to nominate their preference online, […]

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Consent deeds for arbory works

Property owners in Wye River and Separation Creek should now have received reports and consent deeds relating to the arbory works recommended for their private property. Property owners have until Friday 26 August to sign and return their consent deeds to Claire Hughes at Grocon via email clairehughes@grocon.com.au. For questions regarding these consent deeds please […]

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Tree management on public land

Colac Otway Shire and the Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning (DELWP) are currently going through a process of identifying and assessing hazardous trees on public land in Wye River and Separation Creek. Public land in Wye River and Separation Creek is managed by different agencies depending on type and location. For Colac Otway […]

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Retaining walls: installation progress

Grocon is continuing works on installing and repairing retaining walls and other mitigation activities, to address the threat of landslips, in Wye River and Separation Creek. Geotechnical experts identified the work locations and a diagram and list of where this mitigation work is taking place is available on WyeSep Connect. There are approximately 46 sites [...] read more →
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APZ engagement program completed

After several months of activities, including a field day, eight Cluster meetings with expert advisers, an online survey and two Open House events, the Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning (DELWP) has completed the community engagement program to explore potential Asset Protection Zone options. Almost 100 community members from Wye River and Separation Creek […]

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Wye River playground concept explained

The Otway Coast Committee and Victorian Government released a Concept Plan for the Wye River playground, which was prepared by the City of Melbourne, in conjunction with members of the community in Wye River and Separation Creek. The Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning (DELWP) have provided a further explanation of the Wye River […]

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A safety message from the Incident Controller Inspector Peter Seel

As a consequence of the Wye River and Separation Creek bushfires on Christmas Day and above average rainfall this winter, the risk of landslide and falling trees has increased and is a focus of concern. It is important that all residents, tradespersons and persons visiting or travelling through Wye River and Separation Creek take care […]

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