Archive for January, 2016

Our Backyard – Aireys Inlet

Welcome to Aireys Inlet

After a slow start to the month, which was no doubt caused by the Wye River bushfire situation, the month has finished off strongly.

On Sunday in front of a strong crowd of around 90 people we sold 43 Lialeeta Road minutes after the auction for $1,625,000.  Other sales this week included an off-market transaction on the beach side of the Great Ocean … Continue Reading »

Our Backyard – Aireys Inlet

Welcome to Aireys Inlet

The annual Tim Gates Classic was held on Sunday in near perfect conditions.  Over 600 competitors took part in a variety of fun run/walks.

The event is held in honour of the popular Fairhaven S.L.S.C life member who died in a surfing accident in 2008.  The Tim Gates Foundation is a not for profit trust which … Continue Reading »

Our Backyard – Aireys Inlet

Welcome to Aireys Inlet

The Great Ocean Road has been fully reopened following the recent fires in Wye River and Separation Creek.

Great Ocean Road Regional Tourism Chair, Wayne Kayler-Thomson said the bushfires and road closures between Lorne and Skenes Creek had had a dramatic impact on tourism in the area.

He said retailers and cafes in Apollo Bay, Wye River and Lorne had lost between 30% and 40% of their usual trade … Continue Reading »