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Mayor’s Columns

Nominate a friend this Australia Day

Thursday, 10 October 2019

Nominations are now open for the Borough of Queenscliffe's 2020 Australia Day Awards. These prestigious honours are an important part of the Borough's annual Australia Day celebrations. If you know someone who deserves acknowledgement for...

A fond farewell to CEO Lenny Jenner

Thursday, 26 September 2019

Borough CEO Lenny Jenner finished up at the Borough on Friday 20 September. Lenny has overseen great change and progression throughout his eleven years at the helm and he can certainly be very proud of what he and the organisation have achieved...

Stay connected this September at Queenscliff Library

Thursday, 12 September 2019

Queenscliff Library is holding some exciting events this September and you're invited to come along. If you haven't stepped foot inside the library, now is the perfect time to do so. Take in the history of the Borough inside this ornate...

Hesse Street Revitalisation project

Thursday, 29 August 2019

To preserve and improve Hesse Street, the Borough of Queenscliffe is designing a plan for the street’s future. Council has concluded the first round of community consultation and recently gave a presentation to Hesse Street traders that outlined...

Council helps local café go green

Thursday, 15 August 2019

Next time you grab a bite to eat at the Queenscliff General Store café, you might be tasting something grown right outside the front door. Council has converted a nature strip on King Street into a kitchen garden containing citrus trees and a...

Traffic changes in Queenscliff imminent

Thursday, 01 August 2019

Cyclists, pedestrians and drivers using Bridge Street to access Larkin Parade and the wharf will all benefit after the completion of works to construct a new shared pathway and associated road traffic changes, in consultation with local residents....

Destination Queenscliff – a chance to have your say on new framework

Thursday, 18 July 2019

Destination Queenscliff – a chance to have your say on new framework Queenscliff’s Ocean View precinct, with its fantastic views and historic lighthouse, is a special place. That’s why we’ve been working on a plan to make it more...

Council’s 2019-20 budget – what’s in it for you?

Thursday, 04 July 2019

Council’s 2019-20 budget, adopted at the Ordinary Council Meeting on Thursday 20 June, delivers important projects and financial stability for our community, while also reducing the burden on our most vulnerable ratepayers. As part of our...

Strong community interest in Murray Road Upgrade

Thursday, 20 June 2019

Thank you to everyone who provided feedback on proposed bike safety upgrades on Murray Road. Council’s consultation received 92 responses, with nearly a third coming from the community drop-in session despite the hail. Respondents favoured two...

Council ready to work with Federal Government to deliver for community

Thursday, 06 June 2019

With the outcome of the recent election now clear, the Borough of Queenscliffe stands ready to work with the Federal Government and our new local Member of Parliament to deliver the commitments made to our community. During the election campaign,...

Safe bike access on Murray Road

Thursday, 23 May 2019

Safe bike access on Murray RoadCouncil is seeking feedback on three design options that separate bikes and cars along Murray Road. Murray Road is currently the only part of the Bellarine Rail Trail where cyclists have to ride on the road, making...

Resignation of CEO Lenny Jenner

Thursday, 09 May 2019

Resignation of CEO Lenny JennerOn Wednesday 24 April, Borough of Queenscliffe Chief Executive Officer, Mr Lenny Jenner, advised the five Councillors of his resignation, effective on an agreed date before 30 September 2019. We have delayed this...

Anzac Day 2019

Thursday, 25 April 2019

Anzac Day 2019This morning three Anzac Day commemorative services will be held in Point Lonsdale and Queenscliff. The Councillors would like to acknowledge and thank the Victorian Veterans Council for funding provided under the ‘Victoria...

Public information session - Draft Budget 2019/20

Thursday, 11 April 2019

The Borough of Queenscliffe Council invites members of the public to an information session in the Queenscliff Town Hall on Wednesday 24 April 2019 from 6:00pm to 7:00pm. Council will present information on the following four key documents...

Acceptance of recyclables has resumed

Thursday, 28 March 2019

SKM Services Pty Ltd (SKM) resumed acceptance of recyclable materials from Barwon Region councils for processing at its Geelong site on Wednesday 13 March 2019. SKM provided the advice to Council following notification from the Environment...