About: Alison Martin

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November 29, 2021

Chance to guide marine pest management

A POLICY to guide marine pest management is being developed and coastal communities can share their views, experiences and insights to help shape its...

November 22, 2021

Work underway to restore rail trail

WORK is starting to remove makeshift bike jumps and restore vegetation along the Bellarine Rail Trail following reports by local residents and safety concerns. The...

November 21, 2021

Christmas party supports traders

CHRISTMAS is coming to the Borough of Queenscliffe, with an investment in new decorations and a street party set to bring an extra joyous...

November 21, 2021

Hoodie season dog-walker warning

THE Borough of Queenscliff is urging beachgoers to stay away from hooded plovers nesting at Point Lonsdale back beach, with warnings to dog owners...

November 19, 2021

Raise any issue with councillors

BARWON Heads, St Leonards and Leopold residents will have a chance to raise issues with their local councillors on Saturday as the second round...

November 18, 2021

Seagulls ready to fly

AFTER two pandemic-interrupted seasons and the ongoing challenge of attracting football and netball players, North Shore has its sights on 2022 with new coaches,...

November 17, 2021

srv grants

THE City of Greater Geelong is hoping to secure state government funding for two priority projects to support Newcombe District Cricket Club and Anakie...

November 16, 2021

Libraries help access green tick

VACCINATED but having trouble getting the green tick? Geelong Regional Libraries understands the challenges and has launched a free service to ensure every resident can...

November 15, 2021

Disability parks unsafe for users

PUBLIC and private car park owners are being urged to provide disability car parks for rear-loading vehicles to improve safety for people with disability. Motorists...

November 15, 2021

Bellarine’s future in focus

A NEW collaboration, aiming to bring together Bellarine residents, business owners, organisations, services and all levels of government to guide the region's future, will...

November 14, 2021

Strategy to boost arts recovery

A MAJOR annual live music program and live music precincts are among the key initiatives in a 10-year plan to develop and strengthen Greater...

November 13, 2021

Students shine at Clifton Springs

CLIFTON Springs Primary School's students are enjoying the return to on-site school after many weeks of remote learning this year, with the support of...

November 13, 2021

Official launch of major tennis upgrade

GAME, set, match! A major upgrade at the Point Lonsdale Tennis Club is complete and has been celebrated with an official launch. Extended, refurbished and...

November 12, 2021

10-year plan to guide borough’s viability

MULTIPLE policy reviews and a 10-year financial plan, as required by the Local Government Act 2020, have been adopted by the Borough of Queenscliffe. A...

November 12, 2021

Gordon Avenue twin towers approved

A NINE and 10-storey, two-tower development in Gordon Avenue has gained approval following a three-day Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal hearing which overturned a...

November 12, 2021

Four-year direction finalised

A FOUR-YEAR plan to meet community goals, guide projects and address the "challenges of a changing world" has been finalised by the Borough of...

November 11, 2021

Recycled Future

A NEW water-recycling initiative will provide high quality water to the Bellarine, unlocking new agricultural and horticulture production opportunities including wineries and farm gate...

November 10, 2021

Cash to care for coast

THE BELLARINE community and environment are set to benefit from funding for local projects to help raise awareness and protect the coast. Friends of the...

November 6, 2021

Pink Day empowers pre-schoolers

CUPCAKES, pink smoothies, fun activities and open discussion have empowered pre-schoolers to help scientists find a cure for cancer. Inspired by cancer survivor and kinder...

November 5, 2021

Pandemic, pedestrian crossings and planning

THE ADOPTION of a Climate Emergency Response Plan, projects to improve pedestrian safety and the financial challenges of the pandemic are among the issues...

November 5, 2021

Boost to expand outdoor opportunities

QUEENSCLIFF and Point Lonsdale could see a further expansion of outdoor dining and other businesses moving into the streets, as crowds return to wine,...

November 4, 2021

National nominations for borough

THE Borough of Queenscliffe's community-led Climate Emergency Response Plan (CERP) is a finalist in two national awards, competing against major initiatives by capital city...

October 31, 2021

Community supportive of reserve plan

THE PORTARLINGTON Recreation Reserve Draft Master Plan has received strong interest and a generally positive online response from the community, with a drop-in session...

October 31, 2021

Funding boost for health service technology

BELLARINE Community Health has received almost $90,000 through the state government's Regional Health Infrastructure Fund for security upgrades at Portarlington. Western Victoria MP Gayle Tierney...

October 28, 2021

Welcome back to the Bellarine

BUSINESSES, tourism operators and residents across the Bellarine are already celebrating, with tomorrow's 6pm certainty that doors will open, Melburnians will be back, and...

October 27, 2021

Celtic festival saves the date

EXCITEMENT is building throughout Portarlington and across Australia, with a ‘save the date’ message bringing hope for lovers of music and all things Celtic. The...

October 27, 2021

Race to save community expo

THE Humans in Geelong team is standing by its motto of "we live in hope" after the Geelong Racing Club rescued the 2021 community...

October 26, 2021

Christmas cheer set for early arrival

AFTER a tough year for businesses and community, the City of Greater Geelong is making a list and checking it twice, to ensure the...