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Draft local law for inspection

Friday, 18 September 2020

Recent legislative changes to the Act 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 – Processes of Municipal...

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...

Borough working quickly to prevent coastal erosion

Thursday, 14 May 2020

The Borough of Queenscliffe has responded quickly to repair and improve erosion prevention infrastructure following recent wild weather. Severe storm surges, king tides and heavy swell battered parts of Victoria over the past fortnight, including...

2020 Victorian Seniors Festival reimagined

Tuesday, 12 May 2020

Our current way of living has meant we've all had to come up with creative new ways of doing the things we love the most, and keeping in contact with the people we hold dear to us. This year, the Victorian Seniors Festival is reimagining they way...

2020–21 Draft Budget Presentation now available to rewatch

Tuesday, 05 May 2020

Thanks to everyone who took part in our special live presentation of the Borough of Queenscliffe 2020–21 Draft Budget, broadcast on our Facebook page on Monday 4 May 2020. If you missed or last night's broadcast or would simply like to rewatch...

Borough announces extensive support measures for ratepayers and businesses

Friday, 24 April 2020

The Borough of Queenscliffe has announced more than $309,000 of funding to support local businesses and residents during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Councillors formally adopted the measures at Thursday night’s meeting as part of...

2020–21 Draft Budget, Draft Implementation Plan and more now available for review

Friday, 24 April 2020

At the Ordinary Meeting of Council on Thursday 23 April 2020, Council prepared a draft Budget (including Strategic Resource Plan [SRP] and Long Term Financial Plan [LTFP]) and draft Implementation Plan for 2020–21. To download a copy of the...

Council meetings available to watch online

Friday, 27 March 2020

Due to the current COVID-19 pandemic, the Borough of Queenscliffe made the decision to close Ordinary Meetings of Council to in-person public attendance, in line with escalating advice from the Victorian and Federal Governments. You can view...

Caravan parks to close, Council meetings go online

Monday, 23 March 2020

The Borough of Queenscliffe is closing all of its caravan parks and will close Thursday’s Council meeting to in-person public attendance, in line with escalating advice from the Victorian and Federal Governments. From 5:00pm on Tuesday 24 March...

Borough working to prevent spread of coronavirus

Wednesday, 18 March 2020

The Borough of Queenscliffe is working proactively to keep our community safe as the coronavirus situation continues to develop. From today, Council has made a number of changes to the way residents can access services that will allow Council...