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Council rolls out the red carpet for weddings in 2018

Friday, 15 December 2017

The Borough of Queenscliffe Council is rolling out the red carpet for weddings, weddings and more weddings to be held in Queenscliff and Point Lonsdale in 2018.

Last night Council resolved to waive permit fees for weddings in public...

Iconic Film Festival comes to Queenscliff

Friday, 15 December 2017

In an exciting coup for the Borough, the Peninsula Film Festival is coming to Queenscliff this February.

The free, family-friendly event will be staged in the Queenscliff Town Hall on Saturday 10 February 2018 from 7.00pm to...

Dogs on beaches restrictions in force for summer

Friday, 15 December 2017

Residents and visitors to Queenscliff and Point Lonsdale are reminded that summer timeshare restrictions for dogs on beaches are now in force. Bright orange time restriction signs have been installed on pathways and at the entrances to all main...

Beach cleaning program at Queenscliff to commence

Thursday, 14 December 2017

Council’s Beach Cleaning Program is set to commence next week.

This initiative was sparked by community ideas looking at ways of clearing debris swept in by the tide.

Council has set aside $40,000 in the 2017-18 budget to...

Funding boost for Queenscliff Winter Weekends

Wednesday, 13 December 2017

Queenscliffe is set to host the Queenscliff Winter Weekends thanks to a $30,000 grant from the State Government that will complement the $59,000 allocated in Council’s 2017-18 budget.

Lisa Neville MP made the announcement on...

Fire restrictions introduced in Queenscliff and Point Lonsdale

Friday, 08 December 2017

The Fire Danger Period will commence for the Borough of Queenscliffe from 1am on 4 December 2017.

The Fire Danger Period is when CFA restricts the use of fire in the community. This is to help prevent...

Council elects new Mayor

Friday, 24 November 2017

Cr Susan Salter was elected as the new Mayor of the Borough of Queenscliffe Council for a term of one year at Council’s Ordinary Meeting on Thursday 23 November 2017.

Cr Boyce Pizzey was elected as the Deputy Mayor, also for a...

Flower power for traders as the Targa Florio hits town

Tuesday, 21 November 2017

Targa Florio fever will sweep through Queenscliff on Friday 1 December when more than 140 classic cars parade along Hesse Street en route to Sorrento as part of a state-wide tour.

The Targa Florio Australian Tribute is an event for...

Explore the Borough of Queenscliffe street-level detail for the Gold Coast 2018 Queen’s Baton Relay

Friday, 17 November 2017

Borough of Queenscliffe residents can begin planning their Queen’s Baton Relay (QBR) experience with the street-level detail and community celebrations now available to explore at

Progress at the Queenscliff Sport and Recreation Precinct

Friday, 17 November 2017

Council has progressed a number of elements at the Queenscliff Sport and Recreation Precinct ahead of the summer sporting season.

Since the funding agreement was finalised in June 2016 the following actions have been completed:

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Don’t risk a penalty – know your options for waste disposal

Friday, 17 November 2017

Council is investigating two instances of illegal waste dumping at sites within the Borough of Queenscliffe.

“It is important for our ratepayers and visitors to the Borough to be aware of their responsibilities with regards to...

Clean up commences at Point Lonsdale Lighthouse Reserve

Friday, 17 November 2017

Council is delighted to announce that the first stage of works involving weed eradication and replanting of indigenous vegetation at the Point Lonsdale Lighthouse Reserve has commenced.

Members of the Green Army began work at the site...

New recycling campaign to reduce landfill in the Borough

Friday, 17 November 2017

A new recycling program has launched in the Borough of Queenscliffe to help residents in their quest to reduce the amount of waste sent to landfill.

Thanks to the Queenscliff Kindergarten and the Borough of Queenscliffe Council,...

Updates to the Bushfire Management Overlay

Tuesday, 14 November 2017

The Victorian Government has recently reviewed the mapping for the Bushfire Management Overlay (BMO), and our planning scheme maps have been updated to include more properties in the overlay.

These important changes are about making new...

Council endorses guidelines to enhance community engagement

Friday, 10 November 2017

Community feedback on Council’s guidelines for Public Question Time, Listening Posts and Media Briefing was reviewed at Council’s Ordinary Meeting on 26 October 2017.

Council revised its guidelines for Public Question Time...