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Council’s Community Development Grants program opens 1 May

Friday, 20 April 2018

Local community groups are invited to submit applications for Council’s annual Community Development Grants program from Tuesday 1 May 2018 until 4.00pm on Friday 8 June 2018.

The Community Development Grants program aims to...

Have your say on Caravan Parks Master Plan

Friday, 20 April 2018

Members of the community are invited to review the 2018 Queenscliffe Council Managed Caravan Parks Master Plan Report and provide feedback to Council on the proposed options for each of the Council-managed caravan parks in the Borough of...

Council announces membership of new Advisory Committee

Thursday, 19 April 2018

The members of Council’s new Queenscliffe Economic Development Advisory Committee were confirmed at Council’s Ordinary Meeting on Thursday 22 March 2018.

Hugo T Armstrong, David Beaumont, Lorraine Golightly, Stacey Hunter,...

Anzac Day Services in Point Lonsdale and Queenscliff

Tuesday, 17 April 2018

The Borough’s Anzac Day services are held to honour and remember all Australians who served and died in all wars, conflicts, and peacekeeping operations. This year three Anzac Day services will be held in the Borough of Queenscliffe.

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Temporary closure of searchlight emplacement at Point Lonsdale Lighthouse

Tuesday, 10 April 2018

The concrete searchlight emplacement at the south side of the Point Lonsdale Lighthouse has been temporarily closed to public access following a recent risk assessment of historic defence structures in Point Lonsdale.

The searchlight...

Mountain to Mouth 2018 comes to the Borough

Thursday, 29 March 2018

The 2018 Mountain to Mouth extreme arts walk is coming to the Borough of Queenscliffe on Saturday 5 May, with songline stations located at the Marine and Freshwater Discovery Centre and Point Lonsdale Village Green.

Mountain to Mouth...

2018 Mental Health Week Art Competition

Monday, 26 March 2018

Mental Health Foundation Australia is inviting artists to submit original works for the 2018 Mental Health Week Consumer Art Competition.

The Consumer Art Competition aims to support community involvement of people living with mental...

Students and Cubs lead the way with Borough clean up events

Monday, 26 March 2018

Students from St Aloysius Catholic Primary School and members of the 1st Queenscliff Sea Scouts Cub Scouts have participated in separate litter collection events to contribute to Clean Up Australia.

“It is really wonderful to see...

Dogs on beaches restrictions lifted

Monday, 26 March 2018

From 8.00pm on 28 February 2018, summer timeshare restrictions for dogs on beaches in Point Lonsdale and Queenscliff will be lifted until 15 December 2018. This means that dog owners may take their dogs on a lead on all beaches within the...

Enquiry prompts safety concerns in the dunes

Friday, 16 March 2018

Residents have reported potential planned gatherings of young people in the dunes in the Point Lonsdale area to Victoria Police, ahead of the warm weather forecast this weekend and the associated danger presented by the illegal lighting of...

Pick up your Victoria Police Residential Information Kit today

Tuesday, 06 March 2018

Borough of Queenscliffe residents are encouraged to drop into Council’s offices at 50 Learmonth Street to pick up a Victoria Police Residential Information Kit.

“The Victoria Police Residential Information Kits are a very...

Wreck Bell to be rung on Saturday 3 March

Thursday, 01 March 2018

On Saturday 3 March 2018, the Wreck Bell in Lower Princess Park will be rung during filming for an upcoming episode of the Foxtel program Coast Australia.

The bell will be rung intermittently between 2.00pm and 4.00pm while filming is...

Borough locations to star in BBC television series

Tuesday, 27 February 2018

The spotlight will be on the Borough in March, with filming for BBC television series ‘The Cry’ taking place at locations in Point Lonsdale and Queenscliff from Tuesday 6 March 2018 until Thursday 8 March 2018.

Jenna...

Council approves tree removal in Point Lonsdale Road

Tuesday, 20 February 2018

Council has approved the removal of three mature Monterey Cypress trees on the western side of Point Lonsdale Road, Point Lonsdale, that present a major risk to public safety.

“We are never happy to approve the removal of trees in...

Business as usual for Council’s recycling service

Thursday, 08 February 2018

You may have heard recent reports of pressures impacting the recycling industry. We wish to advise Borough residents that this is not impacting our council operations at present.

“We ask our residents to continue recycling as...