Health and Lifestyle

In the Borough of Queenscliffe you can walk or cycle pretty much everywhere. family in the park

There are no traffic jams, only two sets of traffic lights and only one paid parking area.

Exercise every day: surf, swim or snorkel at Point Lonsdale, sail
Port Phillip, cycle the Bellarine,
jog the coastal trails, play golf at Swan Island or Point Lonsdale, play football, netball, lawn bowls
or tennis.

Go fishing, take a walk through the parks or along the beach or indulge at the day spa.

There are plenty of playgrounds for the kids in Queenscliff and Point Lonsdale, plus abundant open spaces and fresh air. The best things really are free.

The area is well-equipped with health and medical services for children, families and the elderly, and Council provides a range of aged services.

What does a healthy, strong community look like?

The strength of our community is assessed across a range of health and wellbeing indicators, and compared against the average for Regional Victoria, and the average for Victoria. The survey is conducted by the Department of Planning and Community Development.

The Borough of Queenscliffe rates well above average across most indicators, including:

  • Ease of access to recreational and leisure facilities
  • Opportunities to volunteer in local groups
  • An active community, people do things and get involved in local issues/activities
  • A pleasant environment with nice streets, well planned, and with plenty of open spaces
  • Attendance at local events
  • Feel safe on the street after dark
  • Opportunities to have a real say on issues that are important
  • Feels valued by society

It not only sounds like a nice place to live, it is a nice place to live!