Groups & Services


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Churches


Anglican Church
[Christ Church]

Sladen Street
Service times2nd and 4th Sunday of each month at 9.30am

Barbara Callahan
Sandra Jones

5236 2655
5236 2148


 

Catholic Church
[St. Peter's]

Skene Street
More info & mass timesPart of St Mary’s Parish Colac, Catholic Diocese of Ballarat. Fr Michael O’Toole is the Parish Priest. Mass is celebrated at St Peter’s on the second Sunday of every month at 9am. For weddings, funerals etc, contact Fr Michael on 5231 2177

Ellie Costigan

5236 2198


 

Uniting Church

Jenner Street
More info & service timesUntil further notice, the Uniting Church services will be conducted at Christ Church on a fortnightly basis - on the 1st and 3rd Sunday of each month at 9.30am

Chris Nicholls

To be advised


 

Service/Interest Groups


Birregurra Arts Group
more informationBirregurra Community Arts Group is your community creative hub — a cooperative of artists, creative people and community members, in and around Birregurra, who are keen on learning and doing something a little bit different. We invite you to follow us on our Facebook page, subscribe to our monthly newsletter and to explore the many benefits of becoming a financial member of the Birregurra Arts Group. BCAG is a subcommittee of the Birregurra Community Group. Click our logo to get to our web page.
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Monica Provan [Secretary]

 


 

Birregurra Landcare
more informationIf you would like to be involved in Birregurra Landcare, we hold a working bee nearly every Tuesday morning from 9.30–11.30 am. New faces are warmly welcomed. If you cannot be actively involved, you might like to show your support by becoming a member anyway. Membership is $10 per household per annum. This entitles you to insurance cover should you injure yourself during a Landcare working bee; quarterly editions of 'Victorian Landcare Magazine', and special member prices for Landcare functions. Click our logo to get to our Facebook page.
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Claire Dennis (secretary)

0488 362 850


 

 

Hutchinson Buslines

5236 2214


 

CFA
4 Ennis Street
[District 6]

Ronnie Brown [Captain]

0418 589 421
Emergency 000


 

CWA

95 Main Street
more informationFormed to connect ladies in Birregurra and the surrounding area, the Association seeks to establish a non-party-political and non-sectarian group of women, who desire by community service, to improve the health, welfare and education of women and children in the country. CWA Birregurra Branch was established in 1931 and then re-established in 2012. The group participates in a diverse range of activities that includes community driven events as well as State CWA initiatives. New members are welcome.

Poppy Barry

 


 

Community Group

PO Box 88
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more informationThe Birregurra Community Group (previously named Birregurra Action Group) was formed as an Incorporated Association in the year 2000. Since then it has been involved with many programs and activities to help and support the Birregurra community. Most of its activities rely on forming a close relationship with the Colac Otway Shire and other instrumentalities. New members for the group, its committees and other volunteer groups around town are most welcome.

Vicki Jeffrey (Secretary)

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Community/Public Hall
[Mechanics' Institute]
42 Main Street
PO Box 88
more informationAn ideal venue for community and private functions. The three separate areas for hire include: The Main hall with its large stage, seating area, toilet facilities and gas heating; there’s an adjoining supper room, ideal for business meetings and smaller functions; and also a separate kitchen with full cooking facilities. Contact the Booking Officer [Vicki Jeffrey] on 0419 367 994 for all Hall hire enquiries.

Ian Court
[Hall committee secretary]

0419 310 787


 

Community Health Centre

28-30 Strachan Street

Kylie Edwards
[Centre Co-ordinator]


 

Fibres & Textiles Workshops

Main Street

Chris West

0488 614 012


 

Historical Centre
45 Main Street
more informationEstablished in 1999 the centre holds a collection of historical resources such as photos, maps, books and family histories. The collection has grown from research recorded for more than 50 years by the late Jessie Tillack. Many members and friends have also generously contributed information to share with people interested in the area’s history. Meetings 1st Friday of the month

Janet Brien/Anne Woods

5236 2665


 

Library Outreach Van
Outside Community Hall
Fortnightly [Thursdays]:
1.30-3.00
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Corangamite Regional Library

5231 4613
0408 525 538


Lions Club
more informationThe Birregurra & District Lions Club is a voluntary community service organisation. We meet twice a month - the second Tuesday of the month is a dinner meeting usually at the Royal Mail Hotel and the fourth Tuesday of the month is a business meeting at the Community Health centre @ 7.30pm. Activities and fund raising events include:
-Waste paper collection
-Supplying fire wood to those in need
-BBQ at the Birregurra Festival and art show and other functions as requested
-Support both by kind and financial aid to those in need
-Maintenance of the Birregurra Park and Park Lane

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Jane Lidgerwood

5236 2153


 

Op Shop

45 Main Street

Wed 10am-12

Fri 1-4pm


 

 

Police Station
89 Main Street
[Non-24 hours]

Leading Senior Constable
Laurie Allen

5236 2034
Emergency 000


 

Preschool Centre
95 Main Street
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Jo Sizeland
Jodie Simpson

5236 2096


 

Primary School
56 Beal Street
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Ann Buchanan

5236 2222


 

Railway/Train Station
Birregurra Road
(Train stop #20297)

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Public Transport Corporation

1800 800 007


 

Senior Citizens
Community/Public Hall
[West side]
42 Main Street
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Wendy James

0409 679 799


 

Upper Barwon Landcare Network
57 Main Street
More informationThe Upper Barwon Landcare Network [UBLN] is made up of nine Landcare, Farmcare and River care groups in the mid and upper Barwon River catchments upstream of Inverleigh to the northern foothills of the Otway Ranges in South West Victoria. Comprising of over 153,000 hectares, the area includes parts of the Surf Coast and Colac Otway Shires. There is a wide range of topography, soil types and vegetation with a diversity of rural activities and lifestyles. Enterprises include dairying, beef & sheep grazing, broad acre cropping, intensive pig & poultry farming, as well as potato and pasture seed production. Agroforestry is well integrated on many properties providing biological infrastructure for resilience and sustainability. There is also some large scale commercial forestry.
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Mandy Baker

5236 2401 | 0427 316395

 


 

Waste Transfer Station [Tip]
75 Scouller Street

First Friday of each month: 10.00-4.00
Sunday [weekly]: 10.00-4.00

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Colac Otway Shire

5232 9400