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.

Thank you for your feedback

Thank you to everyone who completed the car parking and tourism and directional signage surveys in 2016. Community consultation on these projects is now complete, however work is ongoing and we will provide further updates as project milestones are achieved. Following an audit of all street signs within the Borough, works will be undertaken to...

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...

Point Lonsdale Lighthouse Reserve

Background The Point Lonsdale Lighthouse Reserve is Crown land which until recently was managed by the Victorian Department of Sustainability and Environment. Council agreed to become to Committee of Management for the land in 2012, having become concerned about the progressive degradation and lack of asset management of the iconic Reserve. In...

Point Lonsdale Foreshore Revitalisation

Stage 1 and 2 works were completed 17th April 2014. The grass embankment area between Albert and Loch Streets will remain fenced off until grass has regenerated to a stage suitable for public use. It is intended a winter Rye grass will hold the embankment until Spring when Kikuyu/ Buffalo grass will re-establish restoring the embankment area...

Hesse Street Roundabout

    Following Council’s recent endorsement of the final plan, the tender is currently advertised for construction of a roundabout at the northern end of Hesse Street in the coming weeks. It will be situated at the 5-way intersection of Hesse, Symonds and Wharf Streets in Queenscliff. The project will address long-held...