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Beach cleaning program at Queenscliff to commence

Thursday, 14 December 2017

Council’s Beach Cleaning Program is set to commence next week. This initiative was sparked by community ideas looking at ways of clearing debris swept in by the tide. Council has set aside $40,000 in the 2017-18 budget to implement the new...

Funding boost for Queenscliff Winter Weekends

Wednesday, 13 December 2017

Queenscliffe is set to host the Queenscliff Winter Weekends thanks to a $30,000 grant from the State Government that will complement the $59,000 allocated in Council’s 2017-18 budget. Lisa Neville MP made the announcement on Friday 8...

Fire restrictions introduced in Queenscliff and Point Lonsdale

Friday, 08 December 2017

The Fire Danger Period will commence for the Borough of Queenscliffe from 1am on 4 December 2017. The Fire Danger Period is when CFA restricts the use of fire in the community. This is to help prevent fires from starting. CFA...

Council elects new Mayor

Friday, 24 November 2017

Cr Susan Salter was elected as the new Mayor of the Borough of Queenscliffe Council for a term of one year at Council’s Ordinary Meeting on Thursday 23 November 2017. Cr Boyce Pizzey was elected as the Deputy Mayor, also for a one-year...

Flower power for traders as the Targa Florio hits town

Tuesday, 21 November 2017

Targa Florio fever will sweep through Queenscliff on Friday 1 December when more than 140 classic cars parade along Hesse Street en route to Sorrento as part of a state-wide tour. The Targa Florio Australian Tribute is an event for classic cars...

Explore the Borough of Queenscliffe street-level detail for the Gold Coast 2018 Queen’s Baton Relay

Friday, 17 November 2017

Borough of Queenscliffe residents can begin planning their Queen’s Baton Relay (QBR) experience with the street-level detail and community celebrations now available to explore at gc2018.com/qbr. The Queen’s Baton is scheduled to...

Progress at the Queenscliff Sport and Recreation Precinct

Friday, 17 November 2017

Council has progressed a number of elements at the Queenscliff Sport and Recreation Precinct ahead of the summer sporting season. Since the funding agreement was finalised in June 2016 the following actions have been completed: Extensive...

Don’t risk a penalty – know your options for waste disposal

Friday, 17 November 2017

Council is investigating two instances of illegal waste dumping at sites within the Borough of Queenscliffe. “It is important for our ratepayers and visitors to the Borough to be aware of their responsibilities with regards to waste...

Clean up commences at Point Lonsdale Lighthouse Reserve

Friday, 17 November 2017

Council is delighted to announce that the first stage of works involving weed eradication and replanting of indigenous vegetation at the Point Lonsdale Lighthouse Reserve has commenced. Members of the Green Army began work at the site on Monday 6...

New recycling campaign to reduce landfill in the Borough

Friday, 17 November 2017

A new recycling program has launched in the Borough of Queenscliffe to help residents in their quest to reduce the amount of waste sent to landfill. Thanks to the Queenscliff Kindergarten and the Borough of Queenscliffe Council, residents can now...

Updates to the Bushfire Management Overlay

Tuesday, 14 November 2017

The Victorian Government has recently reviewed the mapping for the Bushfire Management Overlay (BMO), and our planning scheme maps have been updated to include more properties in the overlay. These important changes are about making new homes,...

Council endorses guidelines to enhance community engagement

Friday, 10 November 2017

Community feedback on Council’s guidelines for Public Question Time, Listening Posts and Media Briefing was reviewed at Council’s Ordinary Meeting on 26 October 2017. Council revised its guidelines for Public Question Time and created...

Council leads the way with LED street lighting

Thursday, 09 November 2017

Council has resolved to transition to LED street lighting in Queenscliff and Point Lonsdale, a decision that sees the Borough positioned to lead the way as the first municipality in Australia with LED technology used for the vast majority of...

Relocation of existing cabins at Queenscliff

Thursday, 09 November 2017

The Borough of Queenscliffe Council recently considered a report regarding the relocation of existing cabins and caravan park managers’ residence at the Queenscliff Recreation Reserve, presented at the Ordinary Meeting of Council on 26...

White Ribbon Day 2017

Thursday, 09 November 2017

Saturday 25 November 2017 is White Ribbon Day, also known as the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women. Across the world, events will be held to raise awareness and drive positive change. “Violence has no place in...