News

Fire services levy

Tuesday, 16 April 2013

From 1 July this year Victorian Councils will be required by State law to collect a fire services levy through their annual rates notice and forward this to the State Government. Currently, insurers are required to contribute to the cost of...

Entries are in for the Art Awards

Thursday, 21 March 2013

Over 200 entries have been received for the Borough of Queenscliffe 150th Anniversary Art Awards and Exhibition in May 2013. The entries have been submitted by 124 individual artists. The local area is well represented with 20 artists from...

Councillor portfolios

Tuesday, 19 March 2013

Borough of Queenscliffe Councillors have been allocated their portfolio areas for this four-year Council term. They are: Cr Helene Cameron – Community Wellbeing and Amenity Cr Graham Christie – Local Economy Cr Sue Wasterval –...

Direct to the Minister’s door

Tuesday, 19 March 2013

Borough of Queenscliffe Mayor, Cr Helene Cameron, has been appointed to the 2013 Ministerial–Mayors Advisory Panel (MMAP). The purpose of the Panel is to provide the Minister for Local Government, Jeanette Powell MP, with high level advice on...

Fort tourism opportunities rebuffed

Monday, 18 March 2013

An opportunity to undertake a thorough planning process for the future of Fort Queenscliff has been stalled following lack of support from the Commonwealth Government. The Borough of Queenscliffe Council is keen to develop a Master Plan for the...

Capturing a moment in time

Tuesday, 19 February 2013

The Borough community is invited to submit items of importance for possible inclusion in the 150th Anniversary Time Capsule. The Time Capsule will be buried at the end of April 2013. It will be unveiled during the 150th Anniversary weekend of...

Community Concert line up announced

Tuesday, 19 February 2013

The line up has been announced for the 150th Anniversary Community Concert on Saturday 4 May. The evening will commence at 5pm with entertainment by Alister Turrill, a 20 year old solo artist from Queenscliff who will also be performing at the...

Final call for Art Awards entries

Tuesday, 19 February 2013

Entries are closing soon for the Borough of Queenscliffe 150th Anniversary Art Awards and Exhibition in May 2013. Artists have until 4pm Wednesday 13 March to submit their entry by post or in person to the Borough of Queenscliffe. Entry is open...

Final call for Time Capsule items

Tuesday, 19 February 2013

Mark your place in time by submitting an item in the Borough's 150th Anniversary Time Capsule. Leave something for future generations to remember you by and to provide them with an understanding of how life was in the Borough of Queenscliffe in...

Is your organisation celebrating the Borough’s 150th anniversary?

Tuesday, 19 February 2013

Plans are well underway for the official Borough of Queenscliffe 150th anniversary weekend celebrations on Saturday 4 and Sunday 5 May. This will involve a range of events and activities that the community can be involved with, including the 150th...

Save the date for the 150th Community Concert

Tuesday, 19 February 2013

You don't want to miss the 150th Anniversary Community Concert on Saturday 4 May. The community concert is a pure celebration of the Borough of Queenscliffe's 150 years. No formalities. No entry fee. Just loads of entertainment and fun for the...

Development plans for the Lighthouse Reserves

Friday, 15 February 2013

Borough of Queenscliffe Council has been afforded a unique opportunity to reinvigorate the two iconic lighthouse reserves and significantly boost the tourism appeal of the area and the local economy. The Council has recently been appointed...

Future direction for the Queenscliff Ferry Terminal

Thursday, 31 January 2013

The Borough of Queenscliffe Council has shown its support for the Queenscliff Ferry Terminal by supporting an extension to its car parking facilities. The Council, at its Ordinary Meeting on 30 January, voted in support of all but one of the...

Unprecedented vandalism across the Borough

Tuesday, 22 January 2013

Vandals have caused extensive damage to buildings at Toc H (Point Lonsdale Lighthouse Reserve) and across the Borough on the weekend of 19 and 20 January. The damage at Toc H is estimated at $50,000. It includes: Smashing of approximately 53...

Don’t mind the beetles

Thursday, 03 January 2013

You may have noticed some new visitors have arrived with swarms of flying insects in and around the Borough.They are believed to be soldier beetles. Please don't be alarmed, as the beetles are harmless; however, as a precaution, keep children away...