Lake Bullen Merri

  • Quick fix for jetty fail

    EMERGENCY upgrade works got under way at Lake Bullen Merri on Tuesday after the South Beach Foreshore Committee (SBFC) was forced to close the jetties to public use on the weekend.

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  • Lake top up called for

    AFTER 29 megalitres of water was taken from Lake Bullen Merri to put out the Gnotuk crater peat fire, a group of concerned locals have called for nearby roadside run-off to be rechannelled back into the waterway.

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  • Swamp flood

    Lake Gnotuk’s smouldering swamp is set to be extinguished from the inside out, thanks to more than two million litres of water being piped from Lake Bullen Merri every 24 hours.

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  • Playground closer thanks to volunteers

    A NEW playground at South Beach is well on schedule after 14 people volunteered at an on-site working bee on Saturday.

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  • Playground set for South Beach

    LAKE Bullen Merri’s South Beach is set to have a new playground in place ahead of Christmas this year, but the project hinges on locals willing to pitch in to help.

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  • Runners blitz Lake to Lake

    PARTICIPANTS braved cool weather conditions on Sunday as Mercy Regional College held their annual ‘Lake to Lake’ Fun Run and Walk.

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  • Upkeep agreement for lake road

    THE push to reopen the road around Lake Bullen Merri received a boost last week with a Corangamite Shire Council undertaking to maintain the road.

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  • Landholders approached over lake road

    A vision to reopen the road around Lake Bullen Merri remains on track after preliminary discussions were held with landowners over the past week. The discussions took place after more than 400 people gathered at the lake’s South Beach foreshore almost two weeks ago in a united show of community support for the road to […]

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  • Rally backs road opening

    THE push to reopen the road around Lake Bullen Merri looks set to go ahead after about 400 people attended a rally on the lake’s foreshore on Sunday.

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  • Interest strong for road rally

    COMMUNITY members were reminded this week that this Sunday’s planned road rally at Lake Bullen Merri could be the last hope to have the road reopened.

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