Community Groups

Aireys Inlet CFA
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The Country Fire Authority local brigade in Aireys Inlet run by volunteers.
Location: Aireys Inlet

Aireys Inlet Community Garden
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Members grow food in communal and individual plots. They come together for working bees where they work together, learn from each other and share the organic produce they’ve grown.  The garden is a learning centre for people wishing to become more self sufficient by growing their own fruit and vegetables.
Location: Aireys Inlet

Aireys Inlet Tourism and Traders Association
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The Aireys Inlet Tourism & Traders Association (AITTA) has been actively working on behalf of the community for many years, with a membership of more than 50 local businesses and organisations.
Location: Aireys Inlet

Aireys Inlet and District Association
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AIDA’s overall policy is to encourage and support the planned use of the region between Eastern View and Urquhart Bluff, together with the adjacent hinterland, in a manner that is sympathetic to the environment and conserves as far as possible the special character of the area.
Location: Aireys Inlet

ANGAIR
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ANGAIR (Anglesea, Aireys Inlet Society for the Protection of Flora and Fauna) is dedicated to protecting our indigenous flora and fauna, and to maintaining the natural beauty of Anglesea and Aireys Inlet and their local environments.
Location: Aireys Inlet

Friends of Painkalac Creek Estuary
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The Friends of Painkalac Creek Estuary are committed to protecting the areas of wetlands that exist in lower Painkalac Creek and Mellors Swamp. The main focus of the Friend’s group is to conserve the wetland environment.
Location: Aireys Inlet

Friends of the Eastern Otways
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The Friends of Eastern Otways is an organisation whose members share an interest in the natural environment and who would like to learn more about the Great Otway National Park and its flora and fauna, particularly its Eastern section.

Friends of Moggs Creek
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The Friends of Moggs Creek is a small but very dedicated group, working to eradicate environmental weeds in the Moggs Creek area, replanting indigenous species where appropriate.
Location: Moggs Creek

Deans Marsh Community Cottage
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The Deans Marsh Cottage is an important vehicle that creates community development opportunities that have a positive impact on the town, its people and local services and groups.
Location: Deans Marsh

Deans Marsh CFA
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The Country Fire Authority local brigade in Deans Marsh run by volunteers.
Location: Deans Marsh

East Otway Landcare Network
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The local Landcare group covering the areas of Deans Marsh, Pennyroyal, Boonah and Bambra.
Location: Deans Marsh

Otway Agroforestry Network
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OAN (Otway Agroforestry Network Ltd) is a landcare group that encourages farmers to establish and manage trees for the reasons that matter to them.
Location: Deans Marsh

Committee for Lorne
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The Committee for Lorne is an incorporated association that represents the wider community of the Lorne Ward on matters, including social, planning and environmental issues.
Location: Lorne

Daisy and Olive Community Garden
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A Community Garden where people meet on Tuesdays at the Lorne Community House.
Location: Lorne

Friends Of Lorne
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Friends of Lorne is a unique community group that strives to protect the natural beauties
of Lorne and promotes development for the benefit of all who live and holiday in our region.
Location: Lorne

LorneCare
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LorneCare is the local landcare network in Lorne. They volunteer their time to maintain the town’s picturesque surroundings.
Contact Alain Purnell – alainpurnell@bigpond.com
Location: Lorne

Lorne and District Men’s Shed
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A welcoming venue for men to gather, share stories and skills, learn about men’s health and soar to new creative heights. Together these goals aim to revitalise the focus on men’s wellbeing in the region.
Location: Lorne

Lorne Business and Tourism Association
An association that represents local businesses and business interests in the Lorne area.
PO Box 225
Lorne VIC 3232
info@lovelorne.com
Location: Lorne

Lorne Community Connect
Lorne Community Connect holds lunches monthly for LCC members and hires out the hall at the former Senior Citizens Building at 2 Otway Street, Lorne. New LCC members always welcome.
lornecommunityconnect@gmail.com
Location: Lorne

The Lorne Op Shop
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98 Mountjoy Pde. Lorne
The Lorne Op Shop raises funds which are distributed to many local community groups as well as the Lorne Community Hospital.
Location: Lorne

Lorne CFA
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The Country Fire Authority local brigade in Lorne run by volunteers.
Location: Lorne

Lorne Garden Group
A group of keen gardeners who meet regularly to visit gardens.
Contact : Beverley Allan 0423 906 123
Location: Lorne

Lorne Historical Society
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The Lorne historical society aims to collect, preserve and display artefacts and records relating to the history of the Lorne district.
Location: Lorne

Lorne Lions Club
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Lions club members are men and women who strive to make a difference in their local community as well as in communities worldwide.
Location: Lorne

Lorne RSL
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The Lorne RSL is a small Sub Branch with 10 members.
Location: Lorne

SES Lorne Unit
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Victoria State Emergency Service (VICSES) is a volunteer-based organisation, providing emergency assistance to minimise the impact of emergencies and strengthen the community’s capacity to plan, respond and recover, when emergencies occur.
Location: Lorne

Wye River CFA & Auxiliary
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The Country Fire Authority local brigade and auxiliary in Wye River run by volunteers.
Location: Wye River

Wye River Community Garden
Corner: The Boulevarde and McLellan Crt, Wye River
A group of keen gardeners who meet every Monday at 11am at the Wye River Community Garden.
Location: Wye River

Wye River & Separation Creek Community Association
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A community association that aims to keep the community informed about local issues and events.
Location: Wye River

Wye River EstuaryWatch Group
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Twice a month volunteers record environmental and photographic data of the Wye River estuary for uploading to the Corangamite Catchment Management Authority EstuaryWatch database. New members are always welcome.
Contact: Yvonne Sheppard 0407 883 116
Location: Wye River