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G21 Councils collaborate on funding application for Rural Councils Transformation Program

Friday, 29 March 2019

Following a successful Expression of Interest submitted to the State Government in October 2018 by G21 Councils, Council resolved to move forward with the Rural Councils Transformation Program (RCTP) Business Case Submission at its ordinary...

Inaugural Sustainable Living Show leads the way in sustainable living solutions

Friday, 29 March 2019

More than 500 people attended the inaugural Transition Towns Queenscliffe Sustainable Living Show on Saturday 23 March 2019. Residents from across the Bellarine and visitors from Melbourne and intestate came together in an effort to learn more...

Hesse Street to be enhanced through artwork

Wednesday, 27 March 2019

On 28 February 2019 at its ordinary meeting, the Borough of Queenscliffe resolved to allocate $10,200 to provide and install artwork to enhance the amenity and appeal of 20-26 Hesse Street, Queenscliff, a commercial precinct located at the...

New online process for QEDAC Expressions of Interest

Tuesday, 26 March 2019

Council invites members of the community to submit expressions of interest for two new industry and/or skills-based members to join the Queenscliffe Economic Development Advisory Committee (QEDAC). Expressions of interest can be submitted via an...

Cubs lead the way with Borough clean up event

Wednesday, 13 March 2019

Members of the 1st Queenscliff Sea Scouts Cub Scouts recently organised and participated in a litter collection event to contribute to Clean Up Australia. On Tuesday 26 February 2019, 11 Sea Scout Cubs, plus leaders and parents spent the evening...

Acceptance of recyclables to resume

Tuesday, 12 March 2019

Council has been advised that SKM Services Pty Ltd (SKM) will resume acceptance of recyclable materials from Barwon Region councils for processing at its Geelong site from 9:00am on Wednesday 13 March 2019. SKM provided the advice to Council...

Neighbour Day – an easy way to say g’day

Wednesday, 06 March 2019

Relationships Australia is encouraging people to reach out to each other on Neighbour Day this year. Neighbour Day, on Sunday 31 March 2019, is Australia’s annual celebration of community, inspiring people to connect with those who live nearby...

Point Lonsdale Surf Life Saving Club secures funding for new clubhouse

Wednesday, 06 March 2019

Council is very pleased at the recent announcement confirming that the Point Lonsdale Surf Life Saving Club has been successful in securing Federal Government funding to rebuild the Point Lonsdale Surf Life Saving Clubhouse under round three of...

Summer heat health alert - Saturday 2 March 2019

Thursday, 28 February 2019

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 Bureau of Meteorology 7-day forecast. Please click on the following links...

Summer heat health alert - Thursday 28 February and Friday 1 March 2019

Tuesday, 26 February 2019

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 Bureau of Meteorology 7-day forecast. Please click on the following links...

Inaugural Sustainable Living Show just around the corner

Friday, 22 February 2019

The countdown to the first Transition Towns Queenscliffe Sustainable Living Show is on. The Sustainable Living Show is set to take place on Saturday 23 March 2019 from 10.00am to 4.00pm at the Queenscliff Community Hall (formerly known as the...

Landscape Master Plan adopted for Lighthouse Reserve

Thursday, 21 February 2019

At its Ordinary Meeting on Thursday 24 January 2019, Council unanimously resolved to adopt Landscape Master Plan Option C for the Point Lonsdale Lighthouse Reserve. Council’s resolution took into account advice from the Point Lonsdale...

Council welcomes Heritage Council decision

Thursday, 21 February 2019

Council welcomes the Heritage Council of Victoria’s decision to include Shortland’s Bluff on the Victorian Heritage Register. “Shortland’s Bluff is renowned as an area rich in maritime and defence history and a critical site for the...

Immediate disruption to processing of kerbside recycling

Thursday, 21 February 2019

The Environment Protection Authority Victoria (EPA) has recently issued notices requiring SKM Services Pty Ltd (SKM) to stop accepting recyclable materials at its Laverton and Coolaroo sites. SKM accepts recyclable materials for processing from...

Sale of Council-owned land endorsed

Wednesday, 20 February 2019

Council has endorsed changes to the proposed development plan for the Council-owned land at 61–75 Murray Road that will ensure single road access only to the residential lots suggested in the plan. Council endorsed the changes at its Ordinary...