News

2017–18 Annual Report endorsed by Council

Monday, 05 November 2018

The Borough of Queenscliffe Council 2017–18 Annual Report is now available to view, following endorsement by Council at its Ordinary Meeting on Thursday 25 October 2018.

“The...

New 'Heritage Queenscliff' tourism brochure

Tuesday, 30 October 2018

The Visitor Information Centre, Bellarine Railway, Fort Queenscliff, Queenscliffe Historical Museum and the Queenscliff Maritime Museum have worked collaboratively to produce ‘Heritage Queenscliff’, a new brochure designed to...

Shining the spotlight on online safety for seniors

Tuesday, 30 October 2018

Throughout October and November, Be Connected is running a series of webinars focused on online safety for seniors.

Be Connected is an Australian Government initiative committed to increasing the confidence, skills and online safety of...

Have your say - G21 cricket and hockey strategies

Friday, 26 October 2018

G21 - Geelong Region Alliance is seeking public feedback on the G21 and Cricket Victoria Barwon Regional Cricket Strategy and the G21 Regional Hockey Strategy.

The strategies have been developed by local government authorities within...

Funding for Destination Queenscliff and the Hub project

Friday, 26 October 2018

Council has been working closely with the Hon. Jaala Pulford MP, Victorian Minister for Regional Development, and the Hon. Lisa Neville MP in her capacity as Member for Bellarine, to progress a range of activities related to funding for the Hub...

Emergency Heritage Listing bid unsuccessful

Friday, 26 October 2018

“Council categorically rejects the allegation raised by a community group that the Council’s CEO acted independently or with malice in writing to the Minister for the Environment and Energy regarding the emergency heritage listing...

Public drinking fountains to re-open

Friday, 26 October 2018

After becoming aware of concerns related to water quality in public drinking fountains in the City of Greater Geelong region, the Borough of Queenscliffe Council organised testing of water from public drinking fountains in Queenscliff and Point...

Bellarine Arts Trail 2018

Thursday, 25 October 2018

The third Bellarine Arts Trail will be held over the Melbourne Cup weekend at various locations across the Bellarine Peninsula.

Follow the trail from 10:00am to 4:00pm on Saturday 3 and Sunday 4 November 2018 to discover art and meet...

Library gives maritime collection a new lease of life

Tuesday, 23 October 2018

A partnership between the Queenscliffe Maritime Museum and Geelong Regional Libraries has enabled broad public access to the Museum’s rich maritime book collection for the first time.

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Tree vandalism in Queenscliff

Friday, 19 October 2018

Council was shocked and disappointed to discover considerable intentional damage to a group of trees in the Stevens Street Road Reserve in Queenscliff.

The trees, including sheoaks, moonahs and wattles, appear to have been cut down...

Upgraded Sport and Recreation Precinct officially open

Wednesday, 17 October 2018

Councillors were joined by the State Member for Bellarine, the Honourable Lisa Neville MP, Minister for Water and Minister for Police, and the Honourable Sarah Henderson MP, Federal Member for Corangamite and Assistant Minister for Social...

John Farnham concert will no longer be held in Queenscliff

Wednesday, 17 October 2018

In March 2018, Council resolved to provide in-principle support for the conduct of a music event in Queenscliff, featuring John Farnham as the lead artist, in early 2019. This support was subject to negotiations between Council officers and the...

Pick My Project winner announced

Wednesday, 17 October 2018

The installation of outdoor fitness units around the Borough of Queenscliffe is one of 237 project ideas from across Victoria chosen to share in $30 million in community grant funding through Pick My Project.

Put forward by the Rotary...

Funding confirmed for Point Lonsdale Tennis Club Improvement Program

Wednesday, 17 October 2018

Council is very pleased at the recent announcement confirming that Council, in partnership with the Point Lonsdale Tennis Club, has been successful in securing State Government funding to improve facilities at the club.

Local member for...

Damage to beach access ramp

Thursday, 27 September 2018

The concrete beach access ramp immediately below the Point Lonsdale shopping strip has been damaged during a recent large sea swell, which caused sections of the access ramp to crack and break.

Because the sea wall and associated...