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Beware fake tradies

Friday, 07 December 2018

Consumer Affairs Victoria is warning people to beware of fake tradespeople as the weather warms up.

Fake tradies knock on doors and drop leaflets offering home improvement services and completion of jobs such as driveway...

Summer heat health alert - Friday 7 December 2018

Friday, 07 December 2018

The Chief Health Officer has issued a heat health alert to notify Victorians of forecast extreme heat conditions at or above heat health temperature thresholds, based on the

Temporary repair to beach access ramp

Thursday, 06 December 2018

Temporary repairs have been carried out on the concrete beach access ramp immediately below the Point Lonsdale shopping strip, so that the ramp can be re-opened in time for the peak holiday season.

The safety bollards and webbing around...

Fixing Country Roads program to fund local projects

Thursday, 06 December 2018

Funding provided under Round 1 of the State Government’s Fixing Country Roads program will contribute to four road improvement projects in Queenscliff and Point Lonsdale.

“Council will receive $495,000 from the Fixing Country Roads...

Survive the heat

Thursday, 06 December 2018

A long hot summer is expected this year, increasing the risk of serious heat-related illness.

During extreme heat, it is easy to become dehydrated and overheat. If this happens, you may develop heat cramps, heat exhaustion or even...

Have your say on Hesse Street

Wednesday, 05 December 2018

Council is calling for community feedback to guide its next steps in the Hesse Street Revitalisation project.

People are invited to complete an online survey at

Council elects new Mayor

Friday, 23 November 2018

At the Ordinary Meeting of Council on Thursday 22 November 2018, Cr Bob Merriman AM was elected unopposed as the new Mayor of the Borough of Queenscliffe Council for a one-year term.

Cr Merriman has previously served as Borough of...

Dogs on beaches restrictions apply over summer

Friday, 23 November 2018

Residents and visitors to Queenscliff and Point Lonsdale are reminded that summer timeshare restrictions for dogs on beaches will apply from Sunday 15 December 2018.

During the busy summer period, the amount of people using local...

Council works toward proactive Heatwave Plan

Friday, 23 November 2018

Council is working on a revised version of the Borough of Queenscliffe Heatwave Plan, with the aim of enabling Council staff to put the plan into operation whenever substantially extreme weather is forecast, rather than only when a heatwave has...

Borough beach cleaning program underway

Friday, 23 November 2018

The summer beach cleaning program in the Borough of Queenscliffe has commenced, with a clean undertaken at the Queenscliff front beach prior to the busy Melbourne Cup long weekend.

Council commenced a program to remove excess seaweed...

Status of Council-owned land at Murray Road

Thursday, 22 November 2018

Council has recently given public notice of its intention to sell the Council-owned land at Lot 1, 61–75 Murray Road, Queenscliff.

The Council-owned land at 61–75 Murray Road contains two lots; Lot 1, approximately 9,509 square...

In-confidence requirements boost confidential meetings in 2017–18

Wednesday, 21 November 2018

Figures obtained from the “Know Your Council” website indicate that the proportion of confidential decisions made by the Borough of Queenscliffe Council during the 2017–18 financial year compares favourably with the proportion of...

Queenscliff Ferry Terminal

Tuesday, 20 November 2018

In May 2013, Queenscliffe Planning Scheme Amendment C23 introduced Special Use Zone – Schedule 3 (SUZ3) to incorporate the Queenscliff Ferry Terminal Implementation Plan into the Queenscliffe Planning Scheme.

Amendment C23 was...

2017–18 Annual Report endorsed by Council

Monday, 05 November 2018

The Borough of Queenscliffe Council 2017–18 Annual Report is now available to view, following endorsement by Council at its Ordinary Meeting on Thursday 25 October 2018.

“The...

New 'Heritage Queenscliff' tourism brochure

Tuesday, 30 October 2018

The Visitor Information Centre, Bellarine Railway, Fort Queenscliff, Queenscliffe Historical Museum and the Queenscliff Maritime Museum have worked collaboratively to produce ‘Heritage Queenscliff’, a new brochure designed to highlight the...