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.

Great ideas for the new draft Council Plan

Thank you to all the residents and ratepayers who recently took the time to respond to Council’s request for ideas and feedback to assist the development of the new Council Plan for the next four years. Officers are now reviewing more than 350 survey responses received by the end of February. In addition, Council received 262 worksheet...

Panel Report - planning scheme amendment C27

The Report from the Planning Panel Hearing for Planning Scheme Amendment C27 (Queenscliffe Planning Scheme Review) was recently released and is available for public viewing. The Amendment and Panel Report may be inspected free of charge at the Council office, 50 Learmonth Street Queenscliffe, or you can download the full Panel Report from...

Avenue of Honour Tree Management and Replacement Plan

Council has now completed Phase 1 of the project to raise awareness regarding the results of the tree assessments, sharing the key findings from the consultant’s report and to keep the community informed of the immediate tree management actions (which includes the removal of 3 trees over the next 2-3 years and immediate tree pruning)....

Your feedback is important

Over the next few weeks, Council is seeking your views on two important topics that relate to businesses in the Borough of Queenscliffe. 1. Car parking survey - following a motion passed at the April 24 Ordinary meeting, Council wishes to understand your views on matters relating to customer car parking in the Queenscliff CBD, King Street...

Public Toilet Strategy 2015-2025

Council is inviting local residents, businesses and community organisations to have their say to improve the quality of public toilet provision across the Borough of Queenscliffe. The draft plan proposes thirty three (33) actions to be undertaken over the next ten years that will improve the performance and management of Council’s public...

Fort Queenscliff precinct tourism master plan

With its iconic location, rich history and heritage buildings and assets, Fort Queenscliff is ideally placed as a potential tourism destination of national significance.  Fort Queenscliff has long played a significant social and cultural role within the local community. Unlocking the Fort will provide many benefits to the local community...

Queenscliff Heritage Railway Station Precinct Upgrade Project

The Queenscliff Heritage Railway Station Precinct will receive an overhaul thanks to Council acquiring a Regional Development Victoria grant for $500,000. The Borough of Queenscliffe is contributing $240,000 and Bellarine Railways $146,000 including in-kind support. The $886,000 project consists of two key elements: Restoring the heritage...

Queenscliff Kindergarten Upgrade Project

The Queenscliff Kindergarten building will receive a $575,000 refurbishment in early 2015. Council has secured a $350,000 State Government grant to upgrade and extend the Queenscliff Kindergarten building. Additional funds are being contributed by Council and Queenscliff Kindergarten Incorporated. The much needed refurbishment will; Upgrade...