News

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 www.placescore.org/queenscliff to tell Council about what they value and...

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 Queenscliffe...

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 beaches...

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 and groom...

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 metres in...

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 exhibited to the...

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 Annual Report is presented as part of Council's commitment...

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...

Shining the spotlight on online safety for seniors

Tuesday, 30 October 2018

Throughout October and November, Be Connected is running a series of webinars focused on online safety for seniors. Be Connected is an Australian Government initiative committed to increasing the confidence, skills and online safety of older...

Have your say - G21 cricket and hockey strategies

Friday, 26 October 2018

G21 - Geelong Region Alliance is seeking public feedback on the G21 and Cricket Victoria Barwon Regional Cricket Strategy and the G21 Regional Hockey Strategy. The strategies have been developed by local government authorities within the G21...

Funding for Destination Queenscliff and the Hub project

Friday, 26 October 2018

Council has been working closely with the Hon. Jaala Pulford MP, Victorian Minister for Regional Development, and the Hon. Lisa Neville MP in her capacity as Member for Bellarine, to progress a range of activities related to funding for the Hub...

Emergency Heritage Listing bid unsuccessful

Friday, 26 October 2018

“Council categorically rejects the allegation raised by a community group that the Council’s CEO acted independently or with malice in writing to the Minister for the Environment and Energy regarding the emergency heritage listing bid...

Public drinking fountains to re-open

Friday, 26 October 2018

After becoming aware of concerns related to water quality in public drinking fountains in the City of Greater Geelong region, the Borough of Queenscliffe Council organised testing of water from public drinking fountains in Queenscliff and Point...