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.

Economic Development Strategy

Council has released the Discussion Paper on its Economic Development Strategy for community review and comment. It includes a profile of the local economy, an assessment of strengths and weaknesses, areas of competitive advantage and opportunities. Click here to download a copy of the Discussion Paper. Click here to complete a Discussion...

Draft Council Plan 2017–2021 released for community review

Thank you to all our residents and ratepayers who 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. Council received more than 350 survey responses by the end of February, supplemented with ‘focus-group’ style feedback gathered during...

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...

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 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)....

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...