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Point Lonsdale Lighthouse to receive winter facelift

Tuesday, 26 May 2020

The Point Lonsdale Lighthouse building will soon be repainted, alongside other general improvements, as part of routine maintenance to be conducted by the Victorian Ports Corporation (Melbourne) [VPCM] over the coming months. These works are part...

Borough working quickly to prevent coastal erosion

Thursday, 14 May 2020

The Borough of Queenscliffe has responded quickly to repair and improve erosion prevention infrastructure following recent wild weather. Severe storm surges, king tides and heavy swell battered parts of Victoria over the past fortnight, including...

2020 Victorian Seniors Festival reimagined

Tuesday, 12 May 2020

Our current way of living has meant we've all had to come up with creative new ways of doing the things we love the most, and keeping in contact with the people we hold dear to us. This year, the Victorian Seniors Festival is reimagining they way...

2020–21 Draft Budget Presentation now available to rewatch

Tuesday, 05 May 2020

Thanks to everyone who took part in our special live presentation of the Borough of Queenscliffe 2020–21 Draft Budget, broadcast on our Facebook page on Monday 4 May 2020. If you missed or last night's broadcast or would simply like to rewatch...

Borough announces extensive support measures for ratepayers and businesses

Friday, 24 April 2020

The Borough of Queenscliffe has announced more than $309,000 of funding to support local businesses and residents during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Councillors formally adopted the measures at Thursday night’s meeting as part of...

2020–21 Draft Budget, Draft Implementation Plan and more now available for review

Friday, 24 April 2020

At the Ordinary Meeting of Council on Thursday 23 April 2020, Council prepared a draft Budget (including Strategic Resource Plan [SRP] and Long Term Financial Plan [LTFP]) and draft Implementation Plan for 2020–21. To download a copy of the...

Council meetings available to watch online

Friday, 27 March 2020

Due to the current COVID-19 pandemic, the Borough of Queenscliffe made the decision to close Ordinary Meetings of Council to in-person public attendance, in line with escalating advice from the Victorian and Federal Governments. You can view...

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...