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National Vietnam Veterans Day Commemoration March and Service

Thursday, 02 August 2018

On Saturday 18 August 2018, the Vietnam Veterans Association of Australia and the National Servicemen’s Association invite Veterans from all conflicts and their families and friends to join the National Vietnam Veterans Day Commemoration...

Queenscliffe Neighbourhood House needs you!

Thursday, 02 August 2018

The Queenscliffe Neighbourhood House is holding its first Boomerang Bags workshop on Friday 3 August from 9:00am to 12:00 noon. Boomerang Bags aims to reduce the use of plastic bags in the community by providing reusable fabric bags through local...

Avenue of Honour mulching trial

Thursday, 02 August 2018

Council, following input from the Avenue of Honour Community Reference Group, has initiated a mulching trial with the aim of maintaining the health of selected Avenue trees. The trees are located at the bottom of the former Queenscliff High...

2018 Small Business Festival events offer great value for local operators

Friday, 27 July 2018

The Borough of Queenscliffe has partnered with the Business Hub at Queenscliff Marina to present two key events within the 2018 Geelong Small Business Festival.   Smashing your social with killer video content Friday 10 August from...

Breathing new life into Queenscliff Station

Thursday, 19 July 2018

Works are now underway to renew the heritage listed Queenscliff Station building, preserving its future for generations to come and providing a major boost for the historic Bellarine Railway. Premier Daniel Andrews and Member for Bellarine Lisa...

Council wins Gold!

Monday, 16 July 2018

The Borough of Queenscliffe Council has received a Gold Award for its 2016-17 Annual Report at the 2018 Australasian Reporting Awards. Borough of Queenscliffe Mayor Susan Salter was delighted with the news. “The annual report captures a...

100th Anniversary of Avenue of Honour tree plantings commemorative event

Friday, 13 July 2018

2018 marks the 100th Anniversary of the end of World War 1. In addition, 24 July 2018 marks the 100th Anniversary of the first plantings of the 1918 Avenue of Honour Trees in the Narrows. Council, with input from the Avenue of Honour Community...

Celebrate Community Planting Day

Thursday, 12 July 2018

When the Borough of Queenscliffe’s 2018 Community Planting Day takes place on Sunday 29 July, the occasion will mark 10 consecutive years of community planting in the Borough. “Ten years of community involvement in the care of our...

Cancer Council Victoria encourages a preventative approach

Thursday, 12 July 2018

The latest data from Cancer Council Victoria indicates that one third of cancers can be prevented. Borough of Queenscliffe Mayor, Councillor Susan Salter, is on a mission to raise awareness of Cancer Council Victoria’s findings. “My...

Be connected with free eSafety seminars in July

Tuesday, 03 July 2018

From Tuesday 10 July 2018 to Friday 20 July 2018, the Office of the eSafety Commissioner will be hosting free webinar presentations to help older Australians stay safe online. For further information regarding the webinars please read on by...

Nominate your Senior of the Year for 2018

Celebrate older Victorians who make a valuable difference to your community by nominating them for the 2018 Victorian Senior of the Year Awards. Visit www.seniorsonline.vic.gov.au/festivalsandawards for nomination forms and further details. The nomination period  will close on Friday 20 July 2018. Award categories include:...

Take the Plastic Free Challenge in July

Friday, 29 June 2018

The Plastic Free July Challenge is coming to the Borough again in 2018.   The one-month Challenge encourages people to “choose to refuse” single-use plastics such as plastic bags, straws and takeaway coffee cups, in a bid to...

Strong results for Council

Friday, 22 June 2018

The 2018 Local Government Victoria Community Satisfaction Survey results are in, and Council continues to achieve a strong performance, maintaining its level better than the State average and above other rural Councils. Borough of Queenscliffe...

Funding confirmed for Netball Game Day Facility

Friday, 22 June 2018

Council is thrilled to confirm that local member for Bellarine, the Honourable Lisa Neville MP, Minister for Water and Minister for Police, has been successful in securing funding for the netball game day facility at the Queenscliff Sport and...

Department of Health and Community Services calls for community input

Tuesday, 19 June 2018

The Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) wants to find out what people want and need from warnings during a public health emergency, such as a thunderstorm asthma event or heatwave, and how to help people protect themselves when these...