News

Point Lonsdale Surf Life Saving Club secures funding for new clubhouse

Wednesday, 06 March 2019

Council is very pleased at the recent announcement confirming that the Point Lonsdale Surf Life Saving Club has been successful in securing Federal Government funding to rebuild the Point Lonsdale Surf Life Saving Clubhouse under round three of...

Summer heat health alert - Saturday 2 March 2019

Thursday, 28 February 2019

The Chief Health Officer has issued a heat health alert to notify Victorians of forecast extreme heat conditions at or above heat health temperature thresholds, based on the Bureau of Meteorology 7-day forecast. Please click on the following links...

Summer heat health alert - Thursday 28 February and Friday 1 March 2019

Tuesday, 26 February 2019

The Chief Health Officer has issued a heat health alert to notify Victorians of forecast extreme heat conditions at or above heat health temperature thresholds, based on the Bureau of Meteorology 7-day forecast. Please click on the following links...

Inaugural Sustainable Living Show just around the corner

Friday, 22 February 2019

The countdown to the first Transition Towns Queenscliffe Sustainable Living Show is on. The Sustainable Living Show is set to take place on Saturday 23 March 2019 from 10.00am to 4.00pm at the Queenscliff Community Hall (formerly known as the...

Landscape Master Plan adopted for Lighthouse Reserve

Thursday, 21 February 2019

At its Ordinary Meeting on Thursday 24 January 2019, Council unanimously resolved to adopt Landscape Master Plan Option C for the Point Lonsdale Lighthouse Reserve. Council’s resolution took into account advice from the Point Lonsdale...

Council welcomes Heritage Council decision

Thursday, 21 February 2019

Council welcomes the Heritage Council of Victoria’s decision to include Shortland’s Bluff on the Victorian Heritage Register. “Shortland’s Bluff is renowned as an area rich in maritime and defence history and a critical site for the...

Immediate disruption to processing of kerbside recycling

Thursday, 21 February 2019

The Environment Protection Authority Victoria (EPA) has recently issued notices requiring SKM Services Pty Ltd (SKM) to stop accepting recyclable materials at its Laverton and Coolaroo sites. SKM accepts recyclable materials for processing from...

Sale of Council-owned land endorsed

Wednesday, 20 February 2019

Council has endorsed changes to the proposed development plan for the Council-owned land at 61–75 Murray Road that will ensure single road access only to the residential lots suggested in the plan. Council endorsed the changes at its Ordinary...

Community Environment Alliance grants now open

Wednesday, 20 February 2019

Applications for the Borough of Queenscliffe 2019 Community Environment Alliance (CEA) grants program are now open, with applications invited until 4:00pm on Friday 15 March 2019. “Through our first round of CEA grants in 2018, Council was able...

The Borough of Queenscliffe welcomes new citizens

Thursday, 14 February 2019

The Borough of Queenscliffe joined towns and regions across Australia in welcoming four new citizens from two countries as part of Council’s 2019 Australia Day celebrations. Gurpreet Singh, his wife Alka and daughter Delisha, and Dini Millie,...

eSafety with Be Connected

Thursday, 14 February 2019

Registrations are now open for the Office of the eSafety Commissioner's free Be Connected eSafety webinar presentations. Visit the Be Connected bookings page, www.beconnected.esafety.gov.au/bookings, to register for a presentation....

Celebrating Victoria's health volunteers

Thursday, 14 February 2019

The Andrews Labor Government is urging Victorians to honour the hard-working and dedicated health volunteers who enrich patients’ lives through their compassion and generosity. On Tuesday 5 February 2019, Minister for Health Jenny Mikakos...

Four Queenscliffe Visitor Information Centre volunteers celebrate 15 years of service

Friday, 08 February 2019

Local Borough of Queenscliffe residents Judy Compton, Cora Biggins, Jackie Taylor and Pat Theodore have each recently celebrated 15 years of volunteering with the Queenscliffe Visitor Information Centre. After retiring to Point Lonsdale in 2000,...

Borough of Queenscliffe welcomes Trakmaster Off-Road Caravan Club to town

Friday, 08 February 2019

On Wednesday 6 February, the Borough of Queenscliffe welcomed the Trakmaster Off-Road Caravan Club to town for its 2019 annual gathering. The Trakmaster Off-Road Caravan Club is a not-for-profit organisation that provides social, educational and...

Australia Day Awards 2019

Saturday, 26 January 2019

Cr Bob Merriman, Borough of Queenscliffe Mayor, presented Council’s 2019 Australia Day Awards at the Borough’s annual community celebration on 26 January. “It gives me great pleasure to announce the recipients of the 2019 Australia Day...