News

A new vision for Council

Friday, 28 June 2013

The Borough of Queenscliffe Council has set a new vision in its Council Plan for the four year period 2013 – 2017: 'A vibrant, safe and welcoming community that draws inspiration and life fromour heritage, unique environment and connection to...

Council's new rating system

Friday, 28 June 2013

The Borough of Queenscliffe Council has introduced several really practical initiatives as part of its new rating system. The new Rating Strategy adopted by Council on 26 June includes a number of changes to Council's existing approach that have...

A busy year ahead - 2013-2014 Budget

Friday, 28 June 2013

Borough of Queenscliffe Council has a busy year ahead implementing the new initiatives outlined in the 2013/14 Budget, whilst ensuring continuation of existing services and infrastructure renewal. The 2013/14 Budget was adopted by Council on...

Mayor's Column - The Echo, 27 June 2013

Friday, 28 June 2013

Changes to Maternal and Child Health Services Bellarine Community Health will cease providing Maternal and Child Health  Services in the Borough of Queenscliffe due to upcoming renovations at their facility, effective from 1 July 2013. The...

Tackling coastal weeds

Friday, 21 June 2013

The Borough of Queenscliffe Council is tackling coastal weeds head on. A number of initiatives have been set up to remove weeds in key targeted areas throughout the Borough and the community is encouraged to get involved. Since January Council...

E-waste day a success

Monday, 17 June 2013

An estimated 8,400kg of electronic and electrical items was collected during Council’s e-waste drop-off day on 25 May. A total of 236 cars, one wheelbarrow, three bikes and one pedestrian were recorded passing through the temporary drop-off...

Planning for the future of the Lighthouse Reserves

Tuesday, 28 May 2013

The Borough of Queenscliffe Council is seeking a consultant to produce a plan for the future use of the Queenscliff Lighthouse Reserve and the Point Lonsdale Lighthouse Reserve. The consultant will investigate all opportunities to sustain,...

The 'people' have voted

Tuesday, 21 May 2013

The Borough of Queenscliffe's 150th Anniversary Art Awards Exhibition has closed with the final award winner announced on Sunday 19 May. Deborah Fisher won the coveted People's Choice Award for her piece title Jed of the Rainbow Riders. Fisher...

A boost for Point Lonsdale

Friday, 17 May 2013

The revitalisation of Point Lonsdale village and foreshore has been given a boost with $500,000 funding announced today by the Honourable Catherine King, Minister for Regional Services, Local Communities and Territories. The funding is a result...

Thank you Volunteers!

Friday, 17 May 2013

The Borough of Queenscliffe hosted a special Volunteer Celebration on Tuesday 14 May, as part of National Volunteer Week. The Borough's celebration was attended by120 volunteers, representing all thecommunity groups within the Borough of...

Art Awards Winners

Friday, 10 May 2013

The Borough of Queenscliffe's 150th Anniversary Art Awards Exhibition was launched in spectacular style as artists and art lovers gathered to hear the announcement of the winners on Saturday 4 May. And the winners are... The winner of the Open...

Queenscliff railway station precinct upgrade a reality

Friday, 10 May 2013

The Queenscliff Railway Station will be restored to its original 1920s condition with the support of $500,000 in Victorian Coalition Government funding, Member for Western Victoria David Koch announced on Saturday 4 May as part of the Borough of...

Draft Rating Strategy

Monday, 06 May 2013

The Borough of Queenscliffe Council has prepared a draft Rating Strategy that includes a set of recommended directions in relation to future rating principles and practices. Council has endeavoured to balance service levels in accordance with the...

Invitation to apply for grants

Friday, 03 May 2013

Community groups are invited to apply for funding under the Borough of Queenscliffe's Community Grants program, which is now open. Grants of up to $2,000 are available for projects to provide vital community services and activities. Each year...

Draft Council Budget 2013/14

Friday, 03 May 2013

The Borough of Queenscliffe draft Budget 2013/14 has been prepared and is now onpublic exhibition. The draft Budget aims to meet the needs and aspirations of the Borough community for continued investment in vital Council services and programs....