From the Archives

3 years ago - January 15 to 28, 2021

1 year ago

January 13 to 19, 2023

Ocean Grove Rotary Club is pushing for the construction of a boarded walkway next to the Barwon River.

The club said it is committed to the protection of the Ramsar wetland and mangrove wildlife habitats of Lake Connewarre Wildlife Reserve and that the walkway would “provide access to the white mangroves for an intimate experience with nature”. The club wants the walkway to be about 100 metres north of the Wallington Road and Thacker Street intersection.

3 years ago

January 15 to 28, 2021

Barwon Health believes a seven-year-old boy taken to hospital on Monday was not the victim of a shark attack.

Paramedics were called to Thirteenth Beach at Barwon Heads about 6pm after the boy suffered lower body injuries while in the water.

5 years ago

January 16 to 29, 2019

Traffic controllers stationed in Barwon Heads have alleviated congestion this summer, Barwon Heads Association said.

The controllers have been employed to ease the traffic flow between Ocean Grove and Barwon Heads over the busy holiday period.

7 years ago

January 18 to 31, 2017

With a monster Australia Day weekend looming, Ocean Grove Surf Life Saving Club has reinforced the message that beachgoers need to swim between the flags this summer.

With shark sightings at Jan Juc, Anglesea and Fairhaven recently and the death of a Melbourne man in his fifties at Ocean Grove Main Beach, beachgoers should not get complacent about water safety.