Have your say – Draft Northern Bellarine Coastal and Marine Management Plan

Bellarine Bayside has released the Draft Northern Bellarine Coastal and Marine Management Plan (the Draft CMMP) for public consultation.

The Draft CMMP has been developed in accordance with the Marine and Coastal Act 2018 following a review of the previous strategic plan and extensive consultation with community, partner agencies and stakeholders.

December Cabin Special – kids stay and play free!

Christmas has come early with this unbeatable December holiday offer: book one of our self-contained cabins for a minimum two nights in December (up to and including Christmas Day) – and kids stay and play for free!* 

Put your feet up as the kids will be fully entertained with loads of in-park activities including one hour free use of the buggies, plus giant games, treasure hunt, jumping pillows, barbecue areas and playgrounds.

Community consultation on Point Richards boating facility upgrade

The Point Richards boating facility is getting an upgrade thanks to the State Government’s unprecedented investment in boating in Victoria through their new branch, Better Boating Victoria (BBV). This project is part of the Government’s $47.2 million commitment to deliver urgent upgrades to six of the state’s busiest public boat ramps, remove parking and launching fees and review infrastructure management at Port Phillip and Western Port.

Redeveloped Portarlington playground open!

There is a sensational new place for families to explore and play in Portarlington after the official opening of the Portarlington & Drysdale Community Bank Branches Play Space at WG Little Reserve.

Glamping available for the National Celtic Festival

Bellarine Bayside are bringing glamping to the Portarlington Holiday Park for the National Celtic Festival weekend (7-10 June).

Walking distance to the festival site, fully set up on arrival and with a range of comfortable bed setups available, this is a great opportunity to immerse yourself in the winter festival and experience a unique and comfortable camping experience.

W.G. Little Reserve playground redevelopment

Bellarine Bayside are proud to announce that W.G. Little Reserve in Portarlington will soon be home to a new playground thanks to contributions from a range of funding bodies.

A primary funding partnership with the Portarlington & Drysdale Community Bank branches of the Bendigo Bank has contributed significant funding to make this project possible.

Have your say!

Bellarine Bayside Foreshore Committee of Management (Bellarine Bayside) is reviewing its current Foreshore Plan (this includes The Northern Bellarine Foreshore Plan 2012 and Master Plan 2013) to create a new Coastal and Marine Management Plan (CMMP) in accordance with the Marine and Coastal Act 2018.

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.