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Recording of 26 March 2020 Ordinary Meeting of Council

Friday, 27 March 2020

Due to the current COVID-19 pandemic, the Borough of Queenscliffe recently made the decision to close Thursday 26 March's Ordinary Meeting of Council to in-person public attendance, in line with escalating advice from the Victorian and...

Caravan parks to close, Council meetings go online

Monday, 23 March 2020

The Borough of Queenscliffe is closing all of its caravan parks and will close Thursday’s Council meeting to in-person public attendance, in line with escalating advice from the Victorian and Federal Governments. From 5:00pm on Tuesday 24 March...

Borough working to prevent spread of coronavirus

Wednesday, 18 March 2020

The Borough of Queenscliffe is working proactively to keep our community safe as the coronavirus situation continues to develop. From today, Council has made a number of changes to the way residents can access services that will allow Council...

Bringing the beauty back to Borough beaches

Monday, 02 March 2020

The beaches of the Borough are looking better than ever after members of the Rotary Club of Queenscliffe embarked upon their annual Clean Up Australia Day event on Sunday. Focusing on the beach and foreshore paths between Queenscliff Harbour and...

Queenscliff celebrates Australia's first Indigenous cricketers

Thursday, 27 February 2020

Queenscliff’s significance in the 154-year-old story of the Australian Aboriginal cricket team will be officially recognised this weekend when the Borough of Queenscliffe is presented with a leather-bound commemorative message book....

Gellibrand Street consultation results

Thursday, 20 February 2020

The Borough of Queenscliffe thanks residents for taking part in our consultation on the proposed pedestrian crossing on Gellibrand Street. Ninety-six people shared their ideas for how we could make this area even safer – here's what we heard...

New trees to be planted in historic Avenue of Honour

Tuesday, 18 February 2020

New trees will be planted in Queenscliff’s historic Avenue of Honour for the first time in more than half a century, following a Borough of Queenscliffe Council decision to plant new Monterey cypress trees. The Avenue, first established in 1918...

Legendary locals recognised at 2020 Australia Day Awards

Sunday, 26 January 2020

A devoted coast guard, a surf life saving wunderkind and a charitable sports club were just some of the local citizens and organisations to be recognised in the 2020 Australia Day Awards held during the Borough of Queenscliffe’s annual community...

Borough sponsors youth camp places for lucky locals

Thursday, 02 January 2020

The Borough of Queenscliffe is sponsoring two places at an Eco Youth Camp to be held by the YMCA at Camp Wyuna late this month. The camp, which will run from 13 to 15 January, will provide opportunities for young people across the Bellarine to...

A safer crossing for Gellibrand Street

Monday, 30 December 2019

Council heard our community's feedback from our 2020–21 budget survey: improving footpaths should be a priority for Council. We agree. Better footpaths are an important part of making our community more accessible – so we're taking this...

New defibrillators ready to save lives in Queenscliff and Point Lonsdale

Friday, 20 December 2019

Residents and traders have worked together to fund and install new defibrillators at supermarkets in Point Lonsdale and Queenscliff. The two new Automated External Defibrillators, or AED machines, are located in marked and unlocked boxes at IGA...

Borough of Queenscliffe declares a climate emergency

Thursday, 19 December 2019

With the support of more than a hundred residents in attendance, the Borough of Queenscliffe endorsed a motion declaring a climate emergency at tonight’s meeting of Council. Mayor Ross Ebbels, who spoke in favour of the motion, said that...

Council builds new footpath in response to community budget suggestion

Wednesday, 18 December 2019

The Borough of Queenscliffe is making residents’ ideas a reality by already building a footpath suggested in last month’s budget consultation. More than 300 residents took part in the budget consultation in November, including 4 respondents...

Resident suggestion inspires new hydration station

Monday, 09 December 2019

The Borough of Queenscliffe has responded to suggestions from visitors to Queenscliff’s Narrows Beach by installing a drinking fountain and dog bowl in the beach car park. Works began last fortnight to bore underneath the highway and connect...

Kerbside recycling returns to Borough of Queenscliffe

Saturday, 07 December 2019

Kerbside recycling will resume in the Borough of Queenscliffe from Monday 16 December, after all five G21 councils signed a landmark agreement with Cleanaway this week. Cleanaway will take over the processing of the region’s kerbside collected...