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White Ribbon Day 2017

Thursday, 09 November 2017

Saturday 25 November 2017 is White Ribbon Day, also known as the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women.

Across the world, events will be held to raise awareness and drive positive change.

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Council welcomes support for Queenscliff Cultural Hub

Thursday, 09 November 2017

The Borough of Queenscliffe Council welcomes the efforts by its local State Members including The Hon. Lisa Neville MP – Member for Bellarine and Simon Ramsey MLC – Member for Western Victoria in advocating for funding of the...

2016–17 Annual Report endorsed by Council

Thursday, 09 November 2017

The Borough of Queenscliffe Council 2016–17 Annual Report is now available to view, following endorsement by Council at its Ordinary Meeting on Thursday 26 October 2017.

“The Annual Report is presented as part of Council's...

Asbestos Awareness Month 2017

Thursday, 09 November 2017

With Asbestos Awareness Day coming up on Friday 24 November and National Asbestos Awareness Month happening throughout November, Council is urging homeowners, renovators and tradespeople to take warnings about asbestos seriously when renovating...

New resources available to prepare for thunderstorm asthma

Friday, 27 October 2017

Following the thunderstorm asthma epidemic that occurred in November 2016, the State Government Department of Health and Human Services has been working with the Bureau of Meteorology, the University of Melbourne, Deakin University and other...

Congratulations to Borough of Queenscliffe batonbearers

Friday, 20 October 2017

Council extends warmest congratulations to five members of the Borough of Queenscliffe community who have been selected to participate in the Commonwealth Games 2018 Queen’s Baton Relay.

John Reginald Beazley, Meagan Canaway,...

Queenscliffe Visitor Information Centre awarded for customer service excellence

Thursday, 19 October 2017

The Queenscliffe Visitor Information Centre (VIC) has won the Victorian Regional Achievement and Community Awards 2017 Ricoh Australia Customer Service Award.

The award, a set of television airtime promotional placements on PRIME7, was...

Local batonbearers announced

Wednesday, 18 October 2017

Local batonbearers announced

The Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Corporation (GOLDOC) has...

Nominations open for Australia Day Awards

Tuesday, 10 October 2017

Council is inviting nominations for the 2018 Australia Day Awards until 4.00pm on Wednesday 15 November 2017.

If you know someone who deserves acknowledgement for exceptional service to the community, it’s time to prepare a...

Council prepares for mosquito season

Monday, 02 October 2017

Council has commenced this year’s mosquito control program at sites across the Borough. The program is part of the largest mosquito control initiative in Victoria and consists of a combination of fortnightly monitoring and aerial...

Fitness and fun in 2017 Walk to School program

Thursday, 28 September 2017

As part of VicHealth’s 2017 Walk to School program, Council is hosting breakfast for all three primary schools in the Borough of Queenscliffe on Friday 20 October.

For the breakfast event, students are encouraged to get creative...

High standards for food safety

Thursday, 28 September 2017

In 2016, Council completed 100% of its statutory assessments under the Food Act 1984.

The intent of the Food is Act is to ensure food sold is safe and suitable, reduce the risk of food-borne illness in the community, and protect...

What you can do to keep the Borough beautiful

Thursday, 28 September 2017

Waste management is a critical part of maintaining tidy and inviting public open spaces in the Borough of Queenscliffe. Council employs a variety of strategies to make it easy for residents and visitors to dispose of waste around the home and...

Bellarine Arts Trail 2017

Thursday, 28 September 2017

The team at the Barwon Heads Arts Council (BHAC) is very excited to bring to the public the second Bellarine Arts Trail event, to be held across Barwon Heads, Ocean Grove, Point Lonsdale and Queenscliff over the Melbourne Cup long weekend on...

Have your say on draft Economic Development Strategy

Tuesday, 26 September 2017

Following consideration at the Ordinary Meeting on Thursday 21 September, Council has released the draft Economic Development Strategy for community review and feedback.