NAIDOC week represents a time for all Australians to celebrate the rich history, culture and achievements of our nation’s first people. It is an opportunity to reflect on and recognise the contributions that Indigenous Australians make to our country and our society. Bellarine Bayside would like to extend their appreciation and recognition...

 

On Friday 30 June 2017, Portarlington Primary School Grades 3 through 6 participated in an Environmental Education Day with Bellarine Bayside, Bellarine Landcare, Bellarine Catchment Network and the Marine and Freshwater Discovery Centre. Environmental education days aim to teach our primary school children about their local coastal environment and encourage...

Bellarine Bayside would like to thank the community for the very high standard of submissions received in response to the exhibition of the draft dog orders for the northern Bellarine.
 
While the consultation process run by the City of Greater Geelong covered a range of broad issues relating to the management of...

The successful tenderer for the Port Pier Cafe site is local businessman, Mitchell Kovacic, who currently operates the popular Saints and Sailors venue in Portarlington. Mitchell's new venture on the foreshore will be a cafe-style venue open for breakfast, lunch and dinner with takeaway options. Mitchell will take on the new lease from 1...

Bellarine Bayside is encouraging our local communities to come along to our upcoming Community Environment Days and other environmental interest days such as film nights. Our first event kicks off on Sunday 9 July (coinciding with NAIDOC Week) at the Miller Boys Memorial in St Leonards from 10am to 1pm. This will...

Each year Bellarine Bayside partners with local, environmental organisations (Bellarine Catchment Network and the Marine and Freshwater Discovery Centre in 2017) to educate our primary school children on their local coastal environment and encourage the kids to become environmental heroes for the Northern Bellarine.

On Thursday 1 June 2017, St Leonards Primary...

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! Log onto...

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.

Revised draft Dog Control Orders for the Northern Bellarine have been released for community feedback as part of the City's consultation phase for their 2017-2021 Domestic Animal...

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. Recently, these permits were discontinued and a new 10-year licence arrangement was put in place. The existing 19 permit holders...

The 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.

These positions provide an opportunity for suitably qualified and experienced persons to contribute and provide high level advice on the delivery of coastal management to the Victorian community,...