Current Projects

What is Council currently working on?

Council is working on a number of projects that are of special interest to the community.

Progress on these projects will be communicated through media releases and these dedicated project pages on the website.

If there is another project you would like featured here or if you have specific questions about any of these projects, please contact Customer Service.

Draft Council Plan 2017–2021, draft Implementation Plan 2017–18 and draft Budget 2017–18

Council is currently developing its Council Plan for 2017–2021 and its Budget and Implementation Plan for 2017–18. Draft Council Plan 2017–2021 Below is a short video about the community consultation process within the development of the Council Plan, including the Community Summit and Children's Summit held earlier this...

Economic Development Strategy

The short video below provides an outline of Council's Economic Development Strategy project. Council held the second forum on its Economic Development Strategy on Tuesday 18 July from 5.30pm to 7.30pm at the Town Hall, 50 Learmonth Street, Queenscliff . At the forum, Council sought further ideas and views regarding the propositions that...

Destination Queenscliff - Shortland's Bluff, the Fort and Ocean View

Community Bulletin 1

What is the ‘Destination Queenscliff’ project? The Destination Queenscliff project will conserve and enhance Shortland’s Bluff and Fort Queenscliff to ensure this precinct is recognised as one of the most magnificent coastal locations in Victoria. The project presents a rare opportunity to place Shortland’s Bluff at the...

Avenue of Honour Tree Management and Replacement Plan

Council invited expressions of interest from community members who would like to be a part of Council’s new Avenue of Honour Reference Group until 4.00pm on Thursday 22 June. Please note that the expression of interest process has now closed. This important project has multiple focus points, including public safety and sustainability....

Borough of Queenscliffe 2017–18 Rate Increase

Community Bulletin and Feedback Form

At its April 2017 Ordinary Meeting, Council confirmed its intention to apply to the Essential Services Commission (ESC) for a rate cap of 4.5% in the 2017–18 rating year. Council’s recommendation on the higher rate cap included a request that the Chief Executive Officer prepare a Community Bulletin and Feedback Form to gather...

G21 Region Road Transport Plan 2017–2027

The G21 Region Road Transport Plan 2017–2027 is now available for review. The G21 Region Road Transport Plan analyses current and future use of the G21 region’s road network, including the Borough of Queenscliffe, and prioritises projects to ensure the road network continues to fit the needs of the region's population. The...

Priority Street Signs Replacement Program

Following an audit of all street signs within the Borough, works will be undertaken to upgrade 130 street signs.  A large number of street signs were identified as being varied in colour and text, unreadable or missing.  The replacement of signs will result in uniform street signage across the Borough.

Upgrade of path from The Narrows to Point Lonsdale Primary School

Works will be undertaken during May 2017 to lay asphalt along the pedestrian/bike path adjacent to the Bellarine Highway from Murray Road to Lawrence Road, past the Point Lonsdale Primary School. The path will run for approximately 1.3km and will complement the work previously undertaken along the Bellarine Rail Trail. To view a map of this...