News

Entertainment abounds at 2019 Victorian Seniors Festival

Thursday, 19 September 2019

The Borough of Queenscliffe will once again play host to dozens of events and special offers as part of the upcoming Victorian Seniors Festival this October. The majority of the nearly 30 activities on offer in the region are either free or...

Borough working on removing boating fees

Tuesday, 17 September 2019

The Borough of Queenscliffe has been working with the Victorian Government to implement the commitment to remove parking fees at the Queenscliff Boat Ramp. We’re excited about this change and share the Government’s goal of making boating more...

Stay connected this September at Queenscliff Library

Wednesday, 04 September 2019

The Queenscliff Library is holding some exciting events this September and you're invited to come along! If you haven't stepped foot inside the library, now is the perfect time to do so. Take in the history of the Borough inside this ornate...

Rail Trail upgrades in Queenscliff under way

Tuesday, 03 September 2019

The Borough of Queenscliffe is making the Rail Trail safer for cyclists and joggers, with upgrade works on Bridge Street now under way. Cr Bob Merriman, Mayor of the Borough of Queenscliffe, joined workers on site this morning to help with...

Have your say – the Ageing Well survey

Monday, 02 September 2019

Both the international and Australian research show the importance of ageing well, but we don’t know enough about what older people themselves think are the most important areas of focus. The Commissioner for Senior Victorians has developed a...

War-time history restored at Point Lonsdale structure

Monday, 26 August 2019

A historic World War I searchlight emplacement in Point Lonsdale was opened today after being restored by the Borough of Queenscliffe. Borough of Queenscliffe Mayor Bob Merriman and Minister for Water, Police and Emergency Services Lisa Neville...

An update on recycling

Thursday, 22 August 2019

You may have heard that one of Victoria's biggest recycling processors, SKM, has recently gone into insolvency after the Victorian Government shut down a number of their sites. This means recycling in our region isn't being processed at the...

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...