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Cr Ross Ebbels elected for second term as Borough Mayor

Thursday, 19 November 2020

Cr Ross Ebbels was elected unopposed as Mayor of the Borough of Queenscliffe during today’s Special Meeting of Council. This will be Cr Ebbels’ second term as Mayor, having just concluded his first term as Mayor of the previous Council. "It...

Dogs must be leashed in the Borough of Queenscliffe

Wednesday, 18 November 2020

The Borough of Queenscliffe is reminding residents and visitors that they could be fined for walking a dog without a lead, and is stepping up patrols to catch rule-breakers. The blitz will include increased patrols from Local Laws officers and...

Christmas coming to the Borough of Queenscliffe

Friday, 13 November 2020

Click here from 8pm on 5 December to watch the Christmas Tree lighting on Zoom. The Borough of Queenscliffe will be delivering plenty of Christmas cheer in Queenscliff and Point Lonsdale over the coming weeks, including reimagining some favourite...

Emergency works travel application

Wednesday, 21 October 2020

Please note: permits will no longer be required to travel to regional Victoria from 11:59pm on Sunday 8 November. The Victorian Government recently announced that metropolitan Melbourne residents will be able to seek permission from councils to...

Draft local law for inspection

Friday, 18 September 2020

Recent legislative changes to the Act has meant that Council has introduced new Governance Rules which address the conduct of council meetings and the election of mayor, amongst other things. Local Law No 1 2010 – Processes of Municipal...

Watch Council meetings online

Thursday, 17 September 2020

Recent legislation passed by the Victorian Government requires councils to live-stream Ordinary Meetings of Council to the internet in lieu of public gallery access during this time of COVID-19 pandemic restrictions. The Borough of Queenscliffe's...

The Victorian Government has changed the permit requirements for clearing vegetation near your home

Monday, 17 August 2020

Clearing trees, bushes and other plants near your home is a common activity in many parts of Point Lonsdale and Queenscliff. But depending on where the vegetation is located, you made need a permit to remove it. The Victorian Government has...

New non-residential ratepayers required to enrol to vote – check your eligibility here

Monday, 03 August 2020

The Victorian Government has introduced new voting enrolment rules that require some ratepayers to make an application in order to vote in this year's Council elections. There are three steps you need to take to ensure you have the right to vote...

Bunny Woods closed to riders – here's where to go instead

Tuesday, 21 July 2020

We're closing the Bunny Woods area of the Point Lonsdale Foreshore to undertake revegetation works. Our foreshore areas protect our roads, parks and community from erosion and storms. We need to repair some of the damage that has recently occurred...

Coronavirus restrictions remain in effect

Friday, 10 July 2020

With new restrictions in force for metropolitan Melbourne, it's important to remember that coronavirus remains a serious risk for every Victorian. Health restrictions still apply in the Borough, including: maintaining a distance of at least...

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...