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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...

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...