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Bellarine Arts Trail 2018

Thursday, 25 October 2018

The third Bellarine Arts Trail will be held over the Melbourne Cup weekend at various locations across the Bellarine Peninsula. Follow the trail from 10:00am to 4:00pm on Saturday 3 and Sunday 4 November 2018 to discover art and meet the artists...

Library gives maritime collection a new lease of life

Tuesday, 23 October 2018

A partnership between the Queenscliffe Maritime Museum and Geelong Regional Libraries has enabled broad public access to the Museum’s rich maritime book collection for the first time. Read more here. Borough of Queenscliffe...

Tree vandalism in Queenscliff

Friday, 19 October 2018

Council was shocked and disappointed to discover considerable intentional damage to a group of trees in the Stevens Street Road Reserve in Queenscliff. The trees, including sheoaks, moonahs and wattles, appear to have been cut down deliberately....

Upgraded Sport and Recreation Precinct officially open

Wednesday, 17 October 2018

Councillors were joined by the State Member for Bellarine, the Honourable Lisa Neville MP, Minister for Water and Minister for Police, and the Honourable Sarah Henderson MP, Federal Member for Corangamite and Assistant Minister for Social...

John Farnham concert will no longer be held in Queenscliff

Wednesday, 17 October 2018

In March 2018, Council resolved to provide in-principle support for the conduct of a music event in Queenscliff, featuring John Farnham as the lead artist, in early 2019. This support was subject to negotiations between Council officers and the...

Pick My Project winner announced

Wednesday, 17 October 2018

The installation of outdoor fitness units around the Borough of Queenscliffe is one of 237 project ideas from across Victoria chosen to share in $30 million in community grant funding through Pick My Project. Put forward by the Rotary Club of...

Funding confirmed for Point Lonsdale Tennis Club Improvement Program

Wednesday, 17 October 2018

Council is very pleased at the recent announcement confirming that Council, in partnership with the Point Lonsdale Tennis Club, has been successful in securing State Government funding to improve facilities at the club. Local member for...

Damage to beach access ramp

Thursday, 27 September 2018

The concrete beach access ramp immediately below the Point Lonsdale shopping strip has been damaged during a recent large sea swell, which caused sections of the access ramp to crack and break. Because the sea wall and associated infrastructure...

Council welcomes funding announcement

Thursday, 27 September 2018

Council welcomes the recent announcement confirming the State Government’s funding commitment to the Queenscliff Cultural Hub project, and the Hon. Lisa Neville’s offer to chair the Project Control Group (PCG). “Council is...

Honouring Ron Tandberg

Friday, 21 September 2018

On Sunday 21 October 2018, Council will host a public launch of an Artist Board to honour the work and celebrate the life of cartoonist and illustrator Ron Tandberg. The launch will be held on the Ferry to Pier boardwalk, between the Queenscliff...

Victorian Seniors Festival 2018

Friday, 21 September 2018

The 2018 Victorian Seniors Festival is coming up again in October. This year’s theme is ‘Get Social’, and Council has a range of local events scheduled, including a bus trip and luncheon to a National Trust property, the...

Walk To School 2018

Friday, 21 September 2018

Council is proudly supporting our local primary school students to get active during Walk to School month in 2018. The VicHealth initiative encourages kids to build healthy habits for life by walking, riding or scooting to school during October....

Skilled volunteers invited to help out at Queenscliff Repair Cafe

Friday, 21 September 2018

Transition Towns Borough of Queenscliffe, in association with the Queenscliff and District Men's Shed, will hold its first Repair Café event at the Queenscliffe Neighbourhood House on Saturday 6 October 2018 from 10:00am until 12:00 noon....

Council disappointed by Minister Neville’s announcement

Friday, 31 August 2018

Council is very disappointed with media reports of a statement made by Minister Lisa Neville yesterday regarding the State Government Regional Tourism Infrastructure Fund project. “Council was encouraged to apply for this funding by the...

Bravehearts welcomes the Borough’s support of White Balloon Day

Tuesday, 28 August 2018

Bravehearts, Australia’s leaders in child protection for 22 years, welcomes the Borough of Queenscliffe Council’s support of White Balloon Day on Friday 7 September 2018 and National Child Protection Week, which runs from 2 to 7...