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Dogs on beaches restrictions lifted

Monday, 26 March 2018

From 8.00pm on 28 February 2018, summer timeshare restrictions for dogs on beaches in Point Lonsdale and Queenscliff will be lifted until 15 December 2018. This means that dog owners may take their dogs on a lead on all beaches within the Borough...

Enquiry prompts safety concerns in the dunes

Friday, 16 March 2018

Residents have reported potential planned gatherings of young people in the dunes in the Point Lonsdale area to Victoria Police, ahead of the warm weather forecast this weekend and the associated danger presented by the illegal lighting of...

Pick up your Victoria Police Residential Information Kit today

Tuesday, 06 March 2018

Borough of Queenscliffe residents are encouraged to drop into Council’s offices at 50 Learmonth Street to pick up a Victoria Police Residential Information Kit. “The Victoria Police Residential Information Kits are a very...

Wreck Bell to be rung on Saturday 3 March

Thursday, 01 March 2018

On Saturday 3 March 2018, the Wreck Bell in Lower Princess Park will be rung during filming for an upcoming episode of the Foxtel program Coast Australia. The bell will be rung intermittently between 2.00pm and 4.00pm while filming is taking place.

Borough locations to star in BBC television series

Tuesday, 27 February 2018

The spotlight will be on the Borough in March, with filming for BBC television series ‘The Cry’ taking place at locations in Point Lonsdale and Queenscliff from Tuesday 6 March 2018 until Thursday 8 March 2018. Jenna Coleman,...

Council approves tree removal in Point Lonsdale Road

Tuesday, 20 February 2018

Council has approved the removal of three mature Monterey Cypress trees on the western side of Point Lonsdale Road, Point Lonsdale, that present a major risk to public safety. “We are never happy to approve the removal of trees in the...

Business as usual for Council’s recycling service

Thursday, 08 February 2018

You may have heard recent reports of pressures impacting the recycling industry. We wish to advise Borough residents that this is not impacting our council operations at present. “We ask our residents to continue recycling as normal as...

Only days to go until the Queen’s Baton arrives in the Borough of Queenscliffe

Wednesday, 07 February 2018

In just a few days on Monday 12 February the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games (GC2018) Queen’s Baton Relay will arrive in the Borough of Queenscliffe. The Mayor, Cr Susan Salter, said she is thrilled to welcome the Queen’s Baton to...

Port of Melbourne contract works at Queenscliff Lighthouse Reserve

Tuesday, 06 February 2018

Council has been advised that contractors for the Port of Melbourne will commence maintenance works on one of the beacon towers at the Queenscliff Lighthouse Reserve on Tuesday 6 February. The works will entail placement of temporary construction...

Council acts on illegal green waste dumping

Tuesday, 06 February 2018

Council is very concerned at the unauthorised green waste dumping at the Point Lonsdale Lighthouse Reserve last week. Council received calls from several concerned residents who observed the dumping taking place. “Residents are getting sick...

Design Services Tender awarded

Thursday, 01 February 2018

Following a rigorous evaluation process Council has awarded Contract 2017/11 – Consultancy Design Services for the Destination Queenscliff Project to Hassell Ltd. Hassell is a renowned and respected firm that has completed significant...

Community Environment Alliance grants open in February

Thursday, 25 January 2018

Applications for the Borough of Queenscliffe 2017-18 Community Environment Alliance Grants Program open on Monday 5 February 2018 and close on Friday 16 March 2018. The grants support local not-for-profit organisations and groups to reduce carbon...

Borough of Queenscliffe set to play key role in the GC2018 Queen’s Baton Relay

Tuesday, 23 January 2018

In just one more week on Monday 12 February 2018 the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games (GC2018) Queen’s Baton Relay will arrive in the Borough of Queenscliffe. Fifteen batonbearers from the region, George Abel, John Reginald Beazley,...

Australia Day Awards 2018

Tuesday, 23 January 2018

Cr Susan Salter, Borough of Queenscliffe Mayor, extended her congratulations to the recipients of the Borough of Queenscliffe Australia Day Awards 2018 in a presentation at the Queenscliff Town Hall on 26 January. “I am delighted to...

Receive your rates notice by email and save time

Tuesday, 23 January 2018

Council has upgraded to a new and improved eNotices system to provide Borough of Queenscliffe ratepayers with a more convenient way to receive rates notices. The new eNotices system delivers easy sign up, login and account management processes...