Queenscliff Gallery & Workshop

Queenscliffe Literary Festival Exhibition & Great Authors Print Exchange: May 3-June 12 Queenscliff Gallery & Workshop (QG&W) will present an exhibition of 32 printmaker works inspired by classic authors during the literary festival, titled the Queenscliffe Literary Festival Exhibition & Great Authors Print Exchange. The famous prose of Leo Tolstoy, the chilling darkness of Bram […]

360Q to sponsor $5250 Peebles Print Prize

Queenscliff’s 360Q will be the principal sponsor of the inaugural $5250 Peebles Print Prize, a printmaking prize hosted by Queenscliff Gallery & Workshop (QG&W). It is in recognition of celebrated local Queenscliff artist and academic, Graeme Peebles, world renowned for his intricate type of printmaking known as mezzotint. Soula Mantalvanos, who founded QG&W with her […]

The enduring Queenscliff Couta Boat

The Couta Boat design evolved in the late 1880s in Queenscliff because of the need to fish the open waters of Bass Strait. Its name derives from the staple fish of the early Victorian fish market, the barracouta. This fish was not caught with nets but with lines and jigs by a man and a […]

2017 Castlemaine State Festival

The Journey was the underlying theme for the 2017 Castlemaine State Festival reflecting both the local and international works offered in this year’s program, and the ongoing cultural evolution of this remarkable community. The Castlemaine State Festival began in 1976 and is held once every two years. It has grown to become one of Australia’s […]

Journalist Wanted

GENUINE CAREER OPPORTUNITY If you are an experienced journalist, writer, graphics, marketing or sales professional looking to own and operate your own newspaper, this is a once in a life time “sea change” opportunity to secure an established business in this Victorian coastal town. You will have the opportunity to grow this successful business with […]

Bellarine Community Health Board remain silent on future of Eric Tolliday Units

Are the needs of this community being met? The most recent Bellarine Community Health Ltd (BCH) March ‘Member Update’ once again omitted to provide any information about the future of the 16 Eric Tolliday independent living units situated in Point Lonsdale. Why does the Board remain silent on this issue? These units were built to […]

Fake News in the Borough of Queenscliffe

Fact or Fiction? Wikipedia – Fake news has been defined as news which is ‘completely made up and designed to deceive readers to maximize traffic and profit’. News satire uses exaggeration and introduces non-factual elements, but is intended to amuse or make a point, not deceive. Propaganda can also be fake news. United States of […]

Streeton Prints Exhibition at Queenscliff Gallery

A year ago artists Theo and Soula Mantalvanos opened the doors of Queenscliff Gallery & Workshop housed in a former church in Hesse Street, Queenscliff. It’s been a year of hard work establishing themselves in the art scene, running workshops, curating art and dealing with surprises big and small. The biggest surprise came last year […]

Queenscliff & Coastal Holidays have a selection of over 50 holiday homes

Where two worlds meet Queenscliff & Coastal Holiday Bookings have a selection of over fifty holiday homes in Point Lonsdale and Queenscliff in a range of budgets to suit couples, families or that special celebration.  There is no denying that we love the convenience, ease and spontaneity the virtual world brings t our daily lives […]

RACV Great Victorian Bike Riders experience Queenscliff’s hospitality

Queenscliff’s Princess Park was overflowing with hundreds of small tents accommodating over 4,000 riders, food trucks, toilets and showers, a medical clinic and physiotherapists, 2 licensed bars, an outdoor cinema and a ‘main street’ with vendors like Mr Burger. The 527 km 9 day ride from Halls Gap in the Grampians to Geelong was via […]