News

Don’t risk a penalty – know your options for waste disposal

Friday, 17 November 2017

Council is investigating two instances of illegal waste dumping at sites within the Borough of Queenscliffe.

“It is important for our ratepayers and visitors to the Borough to be aware of their responsibilities with regards to...

Clean up commences at Point Lonsdale Lighthouse Reserve

Friday, 17 November 2017

Council is delighted to announce that the first stage of works involving weed eradication and replanting of indigenous vegetation at the Point Lonsdale Lighthouse Reserve has commenced.

Members of the Green Army began work at the site...

New recycling campaign to reduce landfill in the Borough

Friday, 17 November 2017

A new recycling program has launched in the Borough of Queenscliffe to help residents in their quest to reduce the amount of waste sent to landfill.

Thanks to the Queenscliff Kindergarten and the Borough of Queenscliffe Council,...

Updates to the Bushfire Management Overlay

Tuesday, 14 November 2017

The Victorian Government has recently reviewed the mapping for the Bushfire Management Overlay (BMO), and our planning scheme maps have been updated to include more properties in the overlay.

These important changes are about making new...

Council endorses guidelines to enhance community engagement

Friday, 10 November 2017

Community feedback on Council’s guidelines for Public Question Time, Listening Posts and Media Briefing was reviewed at Council’s Ordinary Meeting on 26 October 2017.

Council revised its guidelines for Public Question Time...

Council leads the way with LED street lighting

Thursday, 09 November 2017

Council has resolved to transition to LED street lighting in Queenscliff and Point Lonsdale, a decision that sees the Borough positioned to lead the way as the first municipality in Australia with LED technology used for the vast majority of...

Relocation of existing cabins at Queenscliff

Thursday, 09 November 2017

The Borough of Queenscliffe Council recently considered a report regarding the relocation of existing cabins and caravan park managers’ residence at the Queenscliff Recreation Reserve, presented at the Ordinary Meeting of Council on 26...

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...