News

Borough of Queenscliffe appoints new CEO

Thursday, 15 August 2019

At the Special Meeting of Council held on Thursday 15 August 2019, the Borough of Queenscliffe Council unanimously resolved to appoint Mr Martin Gill to the position of Chief Executive Officer. Mr Gill, who will commence employment on 7 October,...

Community groups the winner from Council grants program

Wednesday, 07 August 2019

The Borough of Queenscliffe has allocated more than $16,000 to local community groups as part of Council’s 2019-20 Community Grants Program. Mayor Cr Bob Merriman announced the twelve recipients from across Queenscliff and Point Lonsdale during...

Have your say on renewable energy

Tuesday, 06 August 2019

Are you interested in renewable energy? Want to learn how it can best be utilised in our region? Then you’re invited to chat, this Sunday 11 August at the Point Lonsdale Market on Bowen Road between 9:00am and 2:00pm. Share your vision with...

Mayor humbled by presentation from Queenscliff Sea Scouts

Friday, 02 August 2019

Queenscliffe Mayor Cr Bob Merriman has been recognised for Council’s support of the Queenscliff Sea Scouts, being presented with the prestigious Scouts Victoria State Scarf in that honour at an event on Tuesday evening. Cr Merriman praised...

Victorian Volunteer Strategy consultation underway

Wednesday, 31 July 2019

The Victorian Government has committed to develop and implement a Victorian Volunteer Strategy. The strategy will be informed by extensive consultation across the Victorian public and volunteering community, seeking deep insights into the...

An easy workshop on a difficult topic: Dying to Know Day

Tuesday, 30 July 2019

Death is challenging for all of us. How do we die a good death; one that is consistent with our values and wishes? How do we support those who are dying, caring or grieving? The inaugural Living and Dying: Let’s Talk workshop in Portarlington...

Traffic changes in Queenscliff imminent

Tuesday, 30 July 2019

Cyclists, pedestrians and drivers using Bridge Street to access Larkin Parade and the wharf will all benefit after the completion of works to construct a shared pathway and associated road traffic changes, in consultation with local residents....

A free offer for our older drivers

Tuesday, 16 July 2019

Wisdom may certainly come with age but, if you’re 60 or older, driving on our roads today could feel very different to when you first got your licence and bought your first car. If it does (or even if it doesn’t), our free Wiser Driver...

Destination Queenscliff community update

Monday, 08 July 2019

We’ve listened to community feedback and altered the design. Now we’d like to hear from you again.

Click here to view the framework plan and take the survey. We love the parks and open spaces along our coastline – they’re part of what makes Queenscliff such a special place. And the Ocean View precinct, with its fantastic views, historic...

Road improvement projects star in latest video

Thursday, 04 July 2019

Roll out the red carpet for the Borough’s newest video stars: four road improvement projects currently underway in Queenscliff and Point Lonsdale. Jointly produced by Council and Regional Roads Victoria, the short video features works being...

Join the road safety conversation

Thursday, 04 July 2019

What would make driving, riding and walking in the Borough of Queenscliffe safer for everyone at any time of the year? Join road safety experts, local leaders and others to learn and share your ideas about what can be done to save lives and...

Plant, weed, eat at this year’s community planting day

Tuesday, 02 July 2019

Come one, come all to plant and weed, meet and eat at the 11th annual community planting day in the Queenscliff Narrows on National Tree Day: Sunday 28 July 2019. From 10am to 12.30pm, enjoy getting your hands dirty as you weed out invasive pests...

Murray Road consultation results

Thursday, 13 June 2019

Murray Road is the only part of the Bellarine Rail Trail where cyclists have to ride on the road. Not only is this dangerous for families wanting to ride along the Rail Trail, it causes headaches for local residents trying to travel along the...

Hesse Street Revitalisation update

Friday, 17 May 2019

To preserve and improve Hesse Street, The Borough of Queenscliffe is designing a plan for the street’s future.We’ve completed a first round of consultation. This will inform the draft plan being developed. Why are we revitalising Hesse...

Nominations are now open for the Victorian Senior of the Year Awards

Monday, 13 May 2019

Do you know an older Victorian who makes a difference in their community? This could be a leader who inspires others, a behind-the-scenes organiser, or a person who does the hands-on work to deliver services. Perhaps you know an organisation that...