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Borough sponsors youth camp places for lucky locals

Thursday, 02 January 2020

The Borough of Queenscliffe is sponsoring two places at an Eco Youth Camp to be held by the YMCA at Camp Wyuna late this month. The camp, which will run from 13 to 15 January, will provide opportunities for young people across the Bellarine to...

A safer crossing for Gellibrand Street

Monday, 30 December 2019

Council heard our community's feedback from our 2020–21 budget survey: improving footpaths should be a priority for Council. We agree. Better footpaths are an important part of making our community more accessible – so we're taking this...

New defibrillators ready to save lives in Queenscliff and Point Lonsdale

Friday, 20 December 2019

Residents and traders have worked together to fund and install new defibrillators at supermarkets in Point Lonsdale and Queenscliff. The two new Automated External Defibrillators, or AED machines, are located in marked and unlocked boxes at IGA...

Borough of Queenscliffe declares a climate emergency

Thursday, 19 December 2019

With the support of more than a hundred residents in attendance, the Borough of Queenscliffe endorsed a motion declaring a climate emergency at tonight’s meeting of Council. Mayor Ross Ebbels, who spoke in favour of the motion, said that...

Council builds new footpath in response to community budget suggestion

Wednesday, 18 December 2019

The Borough of Queenscliffe is making residents’ ideas a reality by already building a footpath suggested in last month’s budget consultation. More than 300 residents took part in the budget consultation in November, including 4 respondents...

Resident suggestion inspires new hydration station

Monday, 09 December 2019

The Borough of Queenscliffe has responded to suggestions from visitors to Queenscliff’s Narrows Beach by installing a drinking fountain and dog bowl in the beach car park. Works began last fortnight to bore underneath the highway and connect...

Kerbside recycling returns to Borough of Queenscliffe

Saturday, 07 December 2019

Kerbside recycling will resume in the Borough of Queenscliffe from Monday 16 December, after all five G21 councils signed a landmark agreement with Cleanaway this week. Cleanaway will take over the processing of the region’s kerbside collected...

Cr Ross Ebbels elected Mayor of the Borough of Queenscliffe

Friday, 29 November 2019

In an uncontested election and with the unanimous support of his fellow Councillors, Cr Ross Ebbels was elected Mayor of the Borough of Queenscliffe on Thursday evening. Cr Boyce Pizzey was re-elected as Deputy Mayor. Cr Ebbels, who was first...

What does the future of our water supply look like? Share your views

Monday, 25 November 2019

Barwon Water has recently launched its Water for Our Future program and is seeking the views of local residents, including those in the Borough of Queenscliffe, in developing a plan for how water will be sourced and managed into the future....

Queenscliff Boat Ramp upgrade community consultation

Saturday, 23 November 2019

The Queenscliff boating facility is getting an upgrade thanks to the State Government’s unprecedented investment in boating in Victoria. Better Boating Victoria (BBV) is overseeing the delivery of the government’s boating commitments and the...

Kids link up to tidy our Borough

Thursday, 21 November 2019

Primary school students from across the Borough of Queenscliffe have joined forces for an environmental clean-up with a twist. Pupils at Queenscliff Primary School coordinated the ‘Save the Bay’ event on 19 and 20 November and were joined by...

Safer access at Springs Beach this summer

Tuesday, 19 November 2019

Beachgoers will benefit from safer access to the sand this summer after the Borough of Queenscliffe commenced remediation works at Springs Beach on Monday. Persistent tidal surges have caused sand to wash away at the foot of the access stairs...

Share your support for an expanded Point Lonsdale Lighthouse Reserve heritage listing

Monday, 04 November 2019

We all appreciate the Point Lonsdale Lighthouse Reserve and its rich maritime history. But now, we need to protect it. The Borough of Queenscliffe is lending its full support to a Heritage Victoria recommendation that expands the heritage listing...

Classic vehicles roll into Queenscliff this November

Wednesday, 30 October 2019

Experience the joy of classic vehicles against a backdrop of stunning scenery when the Targa Florio Australian Tribute passes through Queenscliff on Thursday 14 November. The event, now in its third year in Victoria, pays tribute to the historic...

Think green during National Recycling Week

Wednesday, 30 October 2019

The Borough of Queenscliffe is again hosting a collection event during the 2019 National Recycling Week so that residents can dispose of unwanted goods. National Recycling Week runs this year from Monday 11 November to Sunday 17...