News

World Environment Day

Breathe in the beauty and remember that by keeping our planet healthy, we keep ourselves healthy too.

In recognition of this year’s World Environment Day theme ‘explore the nature you love’, Bellarine Bayside is asking our community to get acquainted with your environment and explore the amazing species in your everyday world!

Draft Dog Control Orders released for public consultation

Bellarine Bayside in partnership with the City of Greater Geelong is currently reviewing the Dog Control Orders for the Northern Bellarine reserves between Portarlington and St Leonards.

Indented Head Boat Sheds

The iconic boat sheds on the Indented Head foreshore have always attracted a lot of interest from locals, visitors and holidaymakers, but available permits were few and far between with a large wait list.

Expressions of Interest for new Committee members now open

Minister for Energy, Environment and Climate Change is seeking expressions of interest from additional community members to join the Bellarine Bayside Foreshore Committee of Management.

Nurturing nature with the Bellarine Nature Cadets

Twelve local schoolchildren aged between 9 and 13 years were inducted as Bellarine Nature Cadets at Portarlington Neighbourhood House on Wednesday 8 February 2017. The Bellarine Nature Cadets is a joint program between Bellarine Bayside and Portarlington Neighbourhood House and aims at getting kids involved with nature, learning about environmental values and conservation issues in their local region.

FOR SALE: Licence to Boat Shed No. 11

Did you ever want to own a prime patch of beach real estate?

The licence to Boat Shed No. 11 at Indented Head is now for sale. Contact Luke Campbell at Neville Richards Real Estate on 03 5257 1778 to find out more about the purchase of this boat shed licence. 

Green Army Graduates!

In 2015 Bellarine Bayside together with Barwon Coast, Parks Victoria, Bellarine Landcare and Bellarine Catchment Network secured funding for a Green Army team to work on the Bellarine Peninsula in various aspects of conservation and environmental management.

Tree Removal Update

As many of you are aware from our social media posts, a large number of at risk trees were recently removed from the Portarlington Holiday Park. The removal works were completed well ahead of schedule which means that the landscaping plan and other additional works in this area will be completed well before Christmas.

Trees uprooted in freak storm

On Sunday 9 October a freak storm event lashed Victoria with gale force winds over 100km/h. This event brought down several large trees in and around the Portarlington Holiday Park. A risk assessment of nearby trees is currently underway.

PHASE 2 SURVEY NOW OPEN Camping and Accommodation Strategy

Do you holiday on the beautiful Bellarine Peninsula?

Are you interested in the future of Bellarine Bayside camping reserves and holiday parks?  

Do you have ideas to share?  Comments to make?