News

Festival of learning for Borough businesses this August

Monday, 19 June 2017

The Victorian Small Business Festival is coming to Queenscliff and Point Lonsdale in August 2017, with three key events set to highlight the Borough business calendar.

United We Succeed – Getting Collaboration Right

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Tobacco Act changes affect local food businesses

Monday, 19 June 2017

Under changes to the Tobacco Act 1987 that will come into effect on 1 August 2017, smoking will be banned in outdoor dining areas in Victoria.

This includes outdoor dining areas at hospitality venues, food fairs, and within 10 metres of...

Governance and Finance Reference Group

Thursday, 08 June 2017

Members of the Borough community were invited to submit expressions of interest for Council’s Governance and Finance Reference Group until 4.00pm on Thursday 22 June 2017. Please note that the submission period for expressions of...

Avenue of Honour Community Reference Group

Thursday, 08 June 2017

Council invited expressions of interest from community members who would like to be a part of Council’s new Avenue of Honour Community Reference Group until 4.00pm on Thursday 22 June 2017. Please note that the submission period for...

Community contributions acknowledged

Wednesday, 07 June 2017

Council has approved two applications for the placement of memorial plaques to acknowledge members of the Borough community.

A plaque will be placed on a public seat near Royal Park to acknowledge Leanne McDonald, and a second plaque is...

Refugee Week film screening

Tuesday, 06 June 2017

Join Queenscliff Rural Australians for Refugees, the Uniting Church Queenscliff, Trinity Aid for Refugees and the Borough of Queenscliffe to celebrate Refugee Week 2017 with a screening of the new Australian documentary film, Constance on the...

New green waste collection calendars are on the way

Tuesday, 06 June 2017

The Borough of Queenscliffe has prepared a new green waste collection calendar for 2017–18.

The new calendar will be distributed in July with a handy A–Z recycling guide.

Residents are advised to hold on to the blue...

Updated Council policy supports local businesses

Tuesday, 06 June 2017

Council has updated its Procurement Policy to place greater emphasis on purchasing goods and services from local providers, where possible, to generate business and support providers in the Borough community.

‘Local providers that...

Community Planting Day 2017

Tuesday, 06 June 2017

The Borough of Queenscliffe’s Community Planting Day is on again this year.

The Bellarine Catchment Network, the Swan Bay Environment Association and the Borough of Queenscliffe invite volunteers to join in with planting and...

Draft Budget 2017–18 and draft Implementation Plan 2017–18 available for review

Tuesday, 30 May 2017

At the Ordinary Meeting of Council on Thursday 25 May 2017, Council prepared a draft Budget and draft Implementation Plan for the 2017–18 financial year.

To download a copy of the draft Budget 2017–18 from Council’s...

Community feedback invited on Discussion Paper

Tuesday, 23 May 2017

Council has released the Discussion Paper on its Economic Development Strategy for community review and comment.

‘This is our economic development strategy – it belongs to our community – so our ideas and suggestions...

Borough Industry Focus Forum generates big ideas

Tuesday, 23 May 2017

Thank you to all the local business people who attended the Borough Industry Focus Forum on Wednesday 17 May.

It was a very successful evening, and the presentations by Andrew Jones of G2 Innovation and the Deloitte project team were a...

Council’s e-waste event is a winner again

Tuesday, 23 May 2017

Thanks to our community, Council’s e-waste drop-off day continues to go from strength to strength.

8,271kg of e-waste was received at the drop-off day on Saturday 13 May this year. This is an increase of 851kg, or 11.5%, on last...

Winter Arts Festival heading for 2018

Monday, 22 May 2017

Council is very grateful for the level of interest from our local community in relation to the development of a Winter Arts...

Have your say on Council’s Economic Development Strategy

Tuesday, 02 May 2017

Council is calling on local businesses and the broader community to provide feedback on the design and delivery of Council’s Economic Development Strategy.

The first stage of the Economic Development Strategy project includes the...