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Moving to a new Accessible Parking Permit scheme

Wednesday, 24 March 2021

Victoria is transitioning to the new Accessible Parking Permit (APP) Scheme and online administration system. From 22 March 2021, the Borough of Queenscliffe has transitioned to the new APP Scheme. Our residents and organisations who require...

Register to attend February's Council Meeting

Friday, 29 January 2021

UPDATE 12th February 2021: Due to ongoing coronavirus restrictions, Council has made the decision to conduct February's Ordinary Meeting of Council via Zoom only. The following information is now out of date. As coronavirus restrictions have...

Watch Council's Australia Day Awards presentation online

Council's in-person Australia Day Awards ceremony for 2021 is limited to a small number of guests due to coronavirus health restrictions, but you can still join in the festivities on Zoom by clicking the link below. Click here at 10:30am on Tuesday 26 January to watch Council's Australia Day Awards presentation. We'll be announcing awards for:...

Draft local law for inspection

Friday, 18 December 2020

Recent legislative changes to the Local Government Act 2020 has meant that Council has introduced new Governance Rules which address the conduct of council meetings and the election of mayor, amongst other things. Local Law No 1 2010 –...

Update on Council's draft local law

Monday, 14 December 2020

Click here to read the draft Local Law and for information on how you can provide feedback. Following the passage of the new Local Government Act 2020 into law earlier this year, Council has been incorporating the new Act's many new procedures...

Cr Ross Ebbels elected for second term as Borough Mayor

Thursday, 19 November 2020

Cr Ross Ebbels was elected unopposed as Mayor of the Borough of Queenscliffe during today’s Special Meeting of Council. This will be Cr Ebbels’ second term as Mayor, having just concluded his first term as Mayor of the previous Council. "It...

Dogs must be leashed in the Borough of Queenscliffe

Wednesday, 18 November 2020

The Borough of Queenscliffe is reminding residents and visitors that they could be fined for walking a dog without a lead, and is stepping up patrols to catch rule-breakers. The blitz will include increased patrols from Local Laws officers and...

Christmas coming to the Borough of Queenscliffe

Friday, 13 November 2020

Click here from 8pm on 5 December to watch the Christmas Tree lighting on Zoom. The Borough of Queenscliffe will be delivering plenty of Christmas cheer in Queenscliff and Point Lonsdale over the coming weeks, including reimagining some favourite...

Emergency works travel application

Wednesday, 21 October 2020

Please note: permits will no longer be required to travel to regional Victoria from 11:59pm on Sunday 8 November. The Victorian Government recently announced that metropolitan Melbourne residents will be able to seek permission from councils to...

Watch Council meetings online

Thursday, 17 September 2020

Recent legislation passed by the Victorian Government requires councils to live-stream Ordinary Meetings of Council to the internet in lieu of public gallery access during this time of COVID-19 pandemic restrictions. The Borough of Queenscliffe's...

The Victorian Government has changed the permit requirements for clearing vegetation near your home

Monday, 17 August 2020

Clearing trees, bushes and other plants near your home is a common activity in many parts of Point Lonsdale and Queenscliff. But depending on where the vegetation is located, you made need a permit to remove it. The Victorian Government has...

New non-residential ratepayers required to enrol to vote – check your eligibility here

Monday, 03 August 2020

The Victorian Government has introduced new voting enrolment rules that require some ratepayers to make an application in order to vote in this year's Council elections. There are three steps you need to take to ensure you have the right to vote...

Bunny Woods closed to riders – here's where to go instead

Tuesday, 21 July 2020

We're closing the Bunny Woods area of the Point Lonsdale Foreshore to undertake revegetation works. Our foreshore areas protect our roads, parks and community from erosion and storms. We need to repair some of the damage that has recently occurred...

Coronavirus restrictions remain in effect

Friday, 10 July 2020

With new restrictions in force for metropolitan Melbourne, it's important to remember that coronavirus remains a serious risk for every Victorian. Health restrictions still apply in the Borough, including: maintaining a distance of at least...

Point Lonsdale Lighthouse to receive winter facelift

Tuesday, 26 May 2020

The Point Lonsdale Lighthouse building will soon be repainted, alongside other general improvements, as part of routine maintenance to be conducted by the Victorian Ports Corporation (Melbourne) [VPCM] over the coming months. These works are part...