News

Glamping arrives in Portarlington!

Bellarine Bayside have partnered with Twilight Glamping to bring a new accommodation option to the Portarlington Holiday Park.

From now until the end of April you can book a unique and comfortable camping experience, all set up for you on arrival!

Tenders invited – external audit services

Bellarine Bayside, a public entity incorporated under the Crown Lands (Reserves) Act 1978, is calling for tenders from accounting/audit firms operating in greater-Geelong area to provide external audit services for an initial period of three (3) years commencing with the audit of accounts for the current year ending 30 June 2019.

A look at Caring For Our Bays

Bellarine Bayside has supported the Caring for our Bays program for many years now and we are very happy to feature in this wonderful promotional video showcasing the great things that the program achieves in our area. 

Portarlington’s Parks Hall Management Handover

Lease negotiations between the City of Greater Geelong (CoGG) and Bellarine Bayside have now been completed.

January 14, 2019 saw the management of the Parks Hall complex in Portarlington change from Bellarine Bayside Foreshore Committee of Management to CoGG.

Indented Head Community Hall … looking good!

The renovation and rejuvenation works on this grand, old hall have been completed bang on schedule! The much-loved and much-utilised local asset is looking all the better for the removal of its asbestos and injection of modern materials, new roof and a  few layers of fresh paint to enhance its functionality and character.

Take The Lead

The northern Bellarine dog walking regulations have been adopted by the City of Greater Geelong. The team at Bellarine Bayside have recently completed installing signage along our foreshore and we appreciate your patience during this time of transition.

Indented Head Community Hall Roof Replacement Works

Project Summary:

The roof of the iconic Indented Head Community Hall was replaced in November / December 2018 after our member for Bellarine, Lisa Neville, supported by Bellarine Bayside Foreshore Committee of Management, successfully sought funding via a State government grant to fund the project. 

The roof had served its purpose well since the building was constructed in the 1950s but has reached the end of its life and required replacement.

Bayside Alive! Community Day a success

We had a blast yesterday at the Bayside Alive! Community Planting day. 

Bayside Alive! is an environmental education and engagement program focussing on our natural and ‘alive’ coastline. 

The aim of the program is for Bellarine Bayside to provide fun and informative activities and opportunities for the community. 

Convenor Mr Steve Boothroyd Retires

Mr Steve Boothroyd, who has fulfilled the role of convenor of the Friends of Pt Richards Group for the last 20 years, has recently resigned from his role.

The Friends of Pt Richards Flora & Fauna Reserve help protect and restore the biodiversity of this 62 ha reserve.

2019 National Celtic Festival

Bellarine Bayside is once again extremely pleased to be a Principal Community Partner of National Celtic Music Festival. This winter festival is regarded as Australia’s premier Celtic Festival and attracts over 15,000 people to the region over the three day long weekend event each June.