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We have fielded many calls recently from property owners based in Melbourne requesting if they can come down and do maintenance on their properties, and what the rules and regulations are.

If you live in Metropolitan Melbourne and own property in regional Victoria, you can only travel to that property if you have been issued with a Fire Prevention Notice requiring you to … Continue Reading »

Our Backyard – Aireys Inlet

The ocean was alive on Monday afternoon with plenty on offer for those with a suitable vantage point. Dozens of birds (apparently gannets) were flying around and diving headlong into the water feeding on fish. There were also some whales hanging around in the same area as the gannets off Moggs Creek. Elevation and binoculars were a must to truly appreciate this amazing display of nature. Everyone is … Continue Reading »

Our Backyard – Aireys Inlet

A big congratulations today to Aireys Inlet’s own Luka Lesosky-Hay who was taken by Richmond at pick 52 in the 2020 NAB AFL Women’s draft yesterday. Luka started playing football at the age of 8 for the Aireys Inlet Eels and was drafted from the Geelong Falcons where she was a member of the 2018 premiership team. We wish her all the best for her career. The reconstruction … Continue Reading »

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A COVID-10 testing centre has been set up at the Anglesea Town Hall on McMillan Street after authorities detected fragments of Coronavirus in a sample of wastewater this week.The Surf Coast Shire has had only 16 Coronavirus cases since the pandemic began and has not had any active cases since September 10.In early September, testing was stepped up in Apollo Bay after virus fragments were also detected there.On … Continue Reading »

Our backyard – Aireys Inlet

As Melbournians eagerly anticipate what announcements the Premier may make on Sunday regarding a rumoured easing of restrictions, demand for properties on all fronts is increasing in the Great Ocean Road region.

Constant requests for short term summer rentals have resulted in the first half of January almost already being booked out. There are also regular enquiries for mid term rentals (between three and six … Continue Reading »

Our backyard – Aireys Inlet

R U OK? Today is our national day of action dedicated to reminding everyone that every day is the day to ask ‘Are you OK? and support those struggling with life’s ups and downs. You don’t need to be an expert to reach out – just a good friend and a great listener. … Continue Reading »

Our backyard – Aireys Inlet

An article on www.domain.com.au earlier this week reported on what agents along the Great Ocean Road have been seeing for some time. The article claimed that ‘properties along the coastline hugged by the Great Ocean Road are going through a boom season in no small part to the COVID-19 crisis. The pandemic has hyper-charged the sea-change dreams of many city dwellers by making working from … Continue Reading »

Our Backyard – Aireys Inlet

Finally some sun! The surf coast has been bathed in sunshine today which provides a welcome relief from the dreary weather we have been experiencing recently.Coinciding with the weather we have had a new groundswell hit the coast as well with good surf today along all the exposed point breaks.It is still eerily quiet … Continue Reading »

Our Backyard – Aireys Inlet

The coast has a much more typical Winter feel about it now that this second lockdown is in place. It seems that many Melbournians, who were hiding down here, have retreated back to the big smoke and the area is more typically resembling a normal Winter in our area.

I am confident that assuming restrictions are eased in mid-September, we will see a flurry of … Continue Reading »

Our Backyard – Aireys Inlet

Will we ever shake hands again? There are some people who love to shake hands at every opportunity. There are also those who shun the handshake. Do you have a strong grip, or a soft grip? Have you ever offered your hand and been ignored? These complex social conventions appear to be a thing of the past … Continue Reading »