News

A ferry good deal for Queenscliff

Wednesday, 23 October 2019

Queenscliff will be one of the many beneficiaries in the recent $370 million Geelong City Deal announced this month. The deal incorporates a number of wide-ranging infrastructure, tourism and research projects, but of most interest close to home...

Wheels turning on Hub

Tuesday, 22 October 2019

The next step towards an upgraded research and learning centre in Queenscliff has been taken, with the appointment of project management firm Cerno to lead the way on the development. The Queenscliffe Hub, encompassing the existing Queenscliff...

Kids keeping active as part of Walk to School month

Tuesday, 15 October 2019

Dozens of schoolkids and families from across Queenscliff and Point Lonsdale put their best foot forward yesterday morning as part of the annual Walk to School month. Students from all three primary schools walked, rode or scooted to and from...

Borough announces innovative budget collaboration with residents

Monday, 14 October 2019

Increased collaboration between residents and Council is at the heart of the Borough of Queenscliffe’s bold new budget process. Launched today, the Borough is one of the first local government areas in Victoria to introduce a whole-of-community...

Don't forget your reusable bag

Tuesday, 01 October 2019

Residents of the Borough of Queenscliffe have long been environmentally-minded, particularly when it comes to reusable bags. Point Lonsdale IGA was well ahead of the curve when it stopped offering lightweight single-use plastic bags way back in...

Nominations now open for the 2020 Australia Day Awards

Tuesday, 01 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...

Build your ageing resources at the Friendly Ageing on the Bellarine Expo

Wednesday, 25 September 2019

Ageing residents and their families and carers from across the Bellarine will have the opportunity to gain valuable information and resources about ageing well at the Friendly Ageing on the Bellarine Expo next Friday. The expo,...

No more fees at Queenscliff Boat Ramp

Tuesday, 24 September 2019

After months of work, the Borough of Queenscliffe has welcomed the removal of parking fees at the Queenscliff Boat Ramp. With parking fees now no longer being charged, Queenscliff boaters will now be able to enjoy a cheaper day out on the water....

Entertainment abounds at 2019 Victorian Seniors Festival

Thursday, 19 September 2019

The Borough of Queenscliffe will once again play host to dozens of events and special offers as part of the upcoming Victorian Seniors Festival this October. The majority of the nearly 30 activities on offer in the region are either free or...

Stay connected this September at Queenscliff Library

Wednesday, 04 September 2019

The 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...

Rail Trail upgrades in Queenscliff under way

Tuesday, 03 September 2019

The Borough of Queenscliffe is making the Rail Trail safer for cyclists and joggers, with upgrade works on Bridge Street now under way. Cr Bob Merriman, Mayor of the Borough of Queenscliffe, joined workers on site this morning to help with...

Have your say – the Ageing Well survey

Monday, 02 September 2019

Both the international and Australian research show the importance of ageing well, but we don’t know enough about what older people themselves think are the most important areas of focus. The Commissioner for Senior Victorians has developed a...

War-time history restored at Point Lonsdale structure

Monday, 26 August 2019

A historic World War I searchlight emplacement in Point Lonsdale was opened today after being restored by the Borough of Queenscliffe. Borough of Queenscliffe Mayor Bob Merriman and Minister for Water, Police and Emergency Services Lisa Neville...

An update on recycling

Thursday, 22 August 2019

You may have heard that one of Victoria's biggest recycling processors, SKM, has recently gone into insolvency after the Victorian Government shut down a number of their sites. This means recycling in our region isn't being processed at the...

Borough of Queenscliffe appoints new CEO

Thursday, 15 August 2019

At the Special Meeting of Council held on Thursday 15 August 2019, the Borough of Queenscliffe Council unanimously resolved to appoint Mr Martin Gill to the position of Chief Executive Officer. Mr Gill, who will commence employment on 7 October,...