News

Nominations open for Australia Day Awards

Tuesday, 10 October 2017

Council is inviting nominations for the 2018 Australia Day Awards until 4.00pm on Wednesday 15 November 2017.

If you know someone who deserves acknowledgement for exceptional service to the community, it’s time to prepare a...

Council prepares for mosquito season

Monday, 02 October 2017

Council has commenced this year’s mosquito control program at sites across the Borough. The program is part of the largest mosquito control initiative in Victoria and consists of a combination of fortnightly monitoring and aerial...

Fitness and fun in 2017 Walk to School program

Thursday, 28 September 2017

As part of VicHealth’s 2017 Walk to School program, Council is hosting breakfast for all three primary schools in the Borough of Queenscliffe on Friday 20 October.

For the breakfast event, students are encouraged to get creative...

High standards for food safety

Thursday, 28 September 2017

In 2016, Council completed 100% of its statutory assessments under the Food Act 1984.

The intent of the Food is Act is to ensure food sold is safe and suitable, reduce the risk of food-borne illness in the community, and protect...

What you can do to keep the Borough beautiful

Thursday, 28 September 2017

Waste management is a critical part of maintaining tidy and inviting public open spaces in the Borough of Queenscliffe. Council employs a variety of strategies to make it easy for residents and visitors to dispose of waste around the home and...

Bellarine Arts Trail 2017

Thursday, 28 September 2017

The team at the Barwon Heads Arts Council (BHAC) is very excited to bring to the public the second Bellarine Arts Trail event, to be held across Barwon Heads, Ocean Grove, Point Lonsdale and Queenscliff over the Melbourne Cup long weekend on...

Have your say on draft Economic Development Strategy

Tuesday, 26 September 2017

Following consideration at the Ordinary Meeting on Thursday 21 September, Council has released the draft Economic Development Strategy for community review and feedback.

Future use of Queenscliffe Lighthouse Reserve

Friday, 22 September 2017

Council has formally resolved to examine alternative sites for new eco-cabins in Queenscliff following a request from Sarah Henderson MP, Federal Member for Corangamite and Lisa Neville MP, State Member for Bellarine.

Borough of...

Community Grants funding promotes creativity and independence

Friday, 22 September 2017

The Queenscliff Kindergarten has made great use of Council’s Community Grants funding to offer outdoor education sessions that promote creativity, independence and resilience.

The Kinder Explorers Program encourages the kinder...

Hopes and dreams on display in kids’ art exhibition

Thursday, 21 September 2017

During September 2017, an exhibition of artworks developed by students from Point Lonsdale Primary School, Queenscliff Primary School, St Aloysius Catholic Primary School and the Queenscliff Kindergarten is on display in the foyer of...

Victorian Seniors Festival 2017

Thursday, 21 September 2017

The 35th Victorian Seniors Festival 2017 is on again this October and there are plenty of activities happening in the Borough of Queenscliffe.

The program of events hosted by the Borough of Queenscliffe runs for the full month of...

Council welcomes funding announcements for Queenscliff and Point Lonsdale

Friday, 15 September 2017

The Borough of Queenscliffe has welcomed the Victorian government’s announcement to fund two significant projects – one in Point Lonsdale and one in Queenscliff.

Minister for Water and Police, and local member for the...

Have your say on Council’s new and updated guidelines

Friday, 08 September 2017

Council is calling on the Borough community to provide feedback on new approaches to improve and facilitate open communication between Council, members of the public and the media.

Borough of Queenscliffe Mayor, Councillor Tony Francis,...

Community Solar Initiative boosts hopes for a bright future

Tuesday, 29 August 2017

Council is pleased to announce that the installation of solar systems purchased through Round Two of the Community Solar Initiative has been completed.

A total of 40 solar systems have been installed across the Borough in Round Two....

Generations of support for Community Planting Day

Tuesday, 29 August 2017

On Sunday 30 July 2017, 24 hardworking volunteers, with representatives from the Swan Bay Environment Association and Point Lonsdale Coastcare Group, braved the winter weather to pitch in at the ninth annual Community Planting Day.

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