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Your Health Check on the Radio – build your own website

Apollo Bay’s Neighbourhood House will be spending the better part of 2017 offering short courses to help small businesses develop. First course for the year is an Introduction to WordPress, with tutor Sarah Bell, who is featured on this week’s podcast.  If... read more

Men’s and Women’s Lunch Groups

The monthly lunch groups start this month for 2017. **Women’s – Friday 24 February** **Men’s – Monday 27 February** Both groups are held at the Apollo Bay Hotel from 12:30- 2pm and generously subsidised by the Apollo Bay Hotel. Bookings at Otway Health... read more

A Dementia Friendly Outing

In 2016 Otway Health was very fortunate to receive funding from the Department of Health and Human Services to renovate the residential Laura Pengilley Wing. This year, staff have been focused on rolling out the renovation featuring dementia friendly environments.... read more

Australia Day Award for Otway Health Volunteer

Otway Health volunteer, Frances Simm, was acknowledged for 52 years in voluntary service at Colac Otway Shire’s Australia Day ceremony in Apollo Bay. Frances received the Shire’s Community Service Award, celebrating the achievements and contributions made by... read more

Otway Health’s Industry Garden of the Year 2016

This year Otway Health entered the Colac Otway Shire’s annual Garden Awards and won in the section of Industry Garden of the Year. Otway Health’s gardens are maintained by its Volunteer Gardening Team who attend to the grounds on a weekly basis. This award is a... read more

Your Health Check on the Radio – a tribute to life.

Otway Health was saddened by the loss of Dr Jim Lawless last month. Dr Jim made a profound contribution to health care in Apollo Bay, practicing here for 41 years. In a tribute to Dr Jim, Otway Health has dedicated one of its radio programs to exploring his life and... read more