News

Fauna surveys to commence at Pt Richards

A series of fauna surveys will be undertaken at the Pt Richards Flora and Fauna Reserve over the coming months with the Geelong Field Naturalists Club. The first set of surveys will commence on Thursday 7 July.

Creating an Indigenous Garden with St Leonards Primary School

Bellarine Bayside, together with Bellarine Landcare, supported St Leonards Primary School Grade 4 class in the establishment of a starfish-shaped indigenous garden. The garden has been created around their commemorative 1975 centenary sundial and will provide a diverse habitat to support native bees and butterflies.

St Leonards Pier Clean Up

On Saturday 18 June, Bellarine Bayside supported The Dive Victoria Group and Bellarine Catchment Network to clean up litter at St Leonards Pier. While a group of dedicated divers braved the cold water to collect litter in and around the pier, a group of community members collected litter along the foreshore and in the car park.

Winter Community Planting Days

Every winter, as part of our on-going conservation effort, Bellarine Bayside hosts three winter community planting days, one in each of our three local communities. Bellarine Bayside relies on your help to ensure the success of our winter planting program and we encourage you to actively participate in these days.

Have you ventured into the Pt Richards Flora & Fauna Reserve?

The Friends of Pt Richards Flora and Fauna Reserve received funds in 2015 from Bellarine Bayside that have been allocated towards the construction of a picnic rotunda at the Pt Richards Rd entrance to the reserve.

Bellarine MP Lisa Neville announces local boat ramp funding

Bellarine MP, Lisa Neville announced a $520 336 investment into recreational boating infrastructure for the Bellarine on Monday 22 February at the Indented Head boat ramp.

Local schools learn about their environment

St Leonards and Portarlington Primary Schools each participated in an environmental education day with Bellarine Bayside and Bellarine Catchment Network to learn more about the nature of their local environment.

Green Army coming to the Northern Bellarine

Bellarine Bayside is excited to announce that as part of a multi-stakeholder partnership we have successfully obtained funding from the Federal Government in round four of the Green Army programme. The Green Army is a hands-on, practical environmental action programme that supports local environment and heritage conservation projects across Australia.

New Boating Zone Pile Installation Works

Pile installation works over the next two weeks.

As part of the rollout of the new Boating Zones for the Northern Bellarine the following proposed works will be in operation, subject to the review of weather conditions.

35 Years Service at Portarlington Holiday Park – Wayne Trewin

In July 2015 our Caravan & Camping Manager at Portarlington Holiday Park, Wayne Trewin (affectionately known as Pud), clocked up 35 years service working for Bellarine Bayside and it’s predecessors. Wayne started with the organisation as a fresh-faced 17-year-old.