Portarlington Community Association
The Portarlington Community Association (PCA) is a group of community members that advocates and champions local issues on behalf of the residents of Portarlington. We work together to provide a forum for local residents to share concerns, interests and visions for our town. When necessary the PCA represents the community in discussions with all levels of government and community.
We encourage, foster and sometimes coordinate community activities to achieve our goals. We are a not for profit association supported by member fees and co-ordinated by a volunteer committee elected each year. We welcome new ideas and invite you to join us.
Next Meeting: 12 February 2020 (Bayview Room, rear of Parks Hall)
HAVE YOUR SAY – Redevelopment of BCH Community Health Centre in Portarlington
Bellarine Community Health (BCH) has secured $2 million in Commonwealth funding for Stage 2 of the development of the health centre in Fenwick Street and are now seeking input from the community to help shape the future services and facilities that may be included in the Stage 2 development. TO HAVE YOUR SAY simply access the survey link below. (Note: survey closes on 20 January, 2020) Hard copies will also be available at the reception desk of the Portarlington Community Health Centre.
Bellarine Distinctive Area and Landscape
On 31st October the State Government declared the Bellarine a ‘Distinctive Area and Landscape’ under the Planning and Environment Act 1987. The next step is public consultation in drawing up a Statement of Planning Policy, which will hopefully ensure that the crucial features of the Bellarine and its townships are protected effectively. For more information follow this link: https://engage.vic.gov.au/distinctive-areas-and-landscapes-program
Many will be interested in the summary of the first round of consultation between May and July this year at https://s3.ap-southeast-2.amazonaws.com/hdp.au.prod.app.vic-engage.files/5715/7189/3842/Summary_-_Bellarine_Peninsula_Engagement.pdf