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Queenscliff, Victoria

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Queenscliff is a small town on the Bellarine Peninsula in southern Victoria, Australia, south of Swan Bay at the entrance to Port Phillip. [1]

56 relations: Australian rules football, Bellarine Football League, Bellarine Highway, Bellarine Peninsula, Bellarine Rail Trail, Bellarine Railway, Borough of Queenscliffe, Car, Cargo, Charles La Trobe, Coffee palace, Division of Corangamite, Electoral district of Bellarine, Fishing, Fort Queenscliff, Fortification, Geelong, Heritage Victoria, Indigenous Australians, John Murray (Australian explorer), John Shortland, Kulin, Matthew Flinders, Melbourne, Military, Mornington Peninsula, Ozone (paddle steamer), Paddle steamer, Point Lonsdale, Point Lonsdale Lighthouse, Port, Port Phillip, Port Phillip Bay Bridge, Queen Victoria, Queenscliff Football Club, Queenscliff High Light, Queenscliff Low Light, Queenscliff Music Festival, Queenscliff railway station, Queenscliffe Maritime Museum, Rail transport, Searoad Ferries, Seaside resort, Sorrento, Victoria, Steamship, Swan Bay, Swan Bay, Victoria, Swan Island (Victoria), The Mole (Australia season 2), Tourism, ..., Victoria (Australia), Victorian era, Victorian Heritage Register, Village, Wathaurong, William Buckley (convict). Expand index (6 more) »

Australian rules football

Australian rules football, officially known as Australian football, or simply called Aussie rules, football or footy, is a contact sport played between two teams of eighteen players on an oval-shaped field, often a modified cricket ground.

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Bellarine Football League

The Bellarine Football League is an Australian rules football competition based in the Bellarine Peninsula region of Victoria, Australia, formed in 1971. Six of the eight founding clubs played in the Polwarth Football league the year before Two Polwarth clubs, Lorne and Apollo Bay, were forced to join the CDFL. Drysdale and Barwon Heads (chief initiator) joined from the Geelong & District Football League. The Bellarine Football League forms the third tier of football in the Geelong area, along with the Geelong Football League and the Geelong & District Football League.

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Bellarine Highway

The Bellarine Highway runs east from Geelong in Victoria along the Bellarine Peninsula to Queenscliff.

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Bellarine Peninsula

The Bellarine Peninsula is a peninsula located south-west of Melbourne in Victoria, Australia, surrounded by Port Phillip, Corio Bay and Bass Strait.

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Bellarine Rail Trail

The Bellarine Rail Trail is a 32 km walking and cycling track on the Bellarine Peninsula, in Victoria, Australia, that follows the route of the former South Geelong to Queenscliff branch line.

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Bellarine Railway

The Bellarine Railway, formerly known as the Bellarine Peninsula Railway, is a volunteer-operated steam-driven tourist railway located in Victoria, Australia.

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Borough of Queenscliffe

The Borough of Queenscliffe is a local government area in the Barwon South West region of Victoria, Australia, located in the southern part of the state.

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Car

A car (or automobile) is a wheeled motor vehicle used for transportation.

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Cargo

In economics, cargo or freight are goods or produce being conveyed – generally for commercial gain – by water, air or land.

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Charles La Trobe

Charles Joseph La Trobe, CB (or Latrobe; 20 March 18014 December 1875) was appointed in 1839 superintendent of the Port Phillip District of New South Wales and, after the establishment in 1851 of the colony of Victoria (now a state of Australia), he became its first lieutenant-governor.

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Coffee palace

A coffee palace was an often large and elaborate temperance hotel built In Australia particularly in the boom years of the 1880s.

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Division of Corangamite

The Division of Corangamite is an Australian electoral division in the state of Victoria.

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Electoral district of Bellarine

The Electoral district of Bellarine is an electoral district of the Victorian Legislative Assembly.

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Fishing

Fishing is the activity of trying to catch fish.

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Fort Queenscliff

Fort Queenscliff, in Victoria, Australia, dates from 1860 when an open battery was constructed on Shortland's Bluff to defend the entrance to Port Phillip.

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Fortification

A fortification is a military construction or building designed for the defense of territories in warfare; and is also used to solidify rule in a region during peacetime.

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Geelong

Geelong is a port city located on Corio Bay and the Barwon River, in the state of Victoria, Australia.Geelong is south-west of the state capital, Melbourne.

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Heritage Victoria

Heritage Victoria is a Victorian State Government agency responsible for administering the Heritage Act 1995 and supporting the work of the Heritage Council of Victoria.

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Indigenous Australians

Indigenous Australians are the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people of Australia, descended from groups that existed in Australia and surrounding islands prior to British colonisation.

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John Murray (Australian explorer)

John Murray (c.1775–c.1807) was a seaman and explorer of Australia.

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John Shortland

John Shortland (1769–1810) was a naval officer, the eldest son of John Shortland.

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Kulin

The Kulin nation is an alliance of five Indigenous Australian tribes in south central Victoria, Australia.

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Matthew Flinders

Captain Matthew Flinders (16 March 1774 – 19 July 1814) was an English navigator and cartographer, who was the leader of the first circumnavigation of Australia and identified it as a continent.

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Melbourne

Melbourne is the state capital of Victoria and the second-most populous city in Australia and Oceania.

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Military

A military or armed force is a professional organization formally authorized by a sovereign state to use lethal or deadly force and weapons to support the interests of the state.

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Mornington Peninsula

The Mornington Peninsula is a peninsula located south-east of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

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Ozone (paddle steamer)

The Ozone was a ship built in 1886 near Glasgow, in Scotland.

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Paddle steamer

A paddle steamer is a steamship or riverboat powered by a steam engine that drives paddle wheels to propel the craft through the water.

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Point Lonsdale

Point Lonsdale is a coastal township on the Bellarine Peninsula, near Queenscliff, Victoria, Australia.

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Point Lonsdale Lighthouse

Point Lonsdale Lighthouse, also known as the Point Lonsdale Signal Station, is close to the township of Point Lonsdale in the Borough of Queenscliffe, Victoria, Australia.

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Port

A port is a maritime commercial facility which may comprise one or more wharves where ships may dock to load and discharge passengers and cargo.

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Port Phillip

Port Phillip (also commonly referred to as Port Phillip Bay or (locally) just The Bay), is a large bay in southern Victoria, Australia; it is the location of Melbourne.

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Port Phillip Bay Bridge

Port Phillip Bay Bridge, Victoria, Australia is a proposal of linking Queenscliff and Sorrento via a bridge and therefore eliminating the need of a ferry as the only way of transport across the waterway.

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Queen Victoria

Victoria (Alexandrina Victoria; 24 May 1819 – 22 January 1901) was Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland from 20 June 1837 until her death.

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Queenscliff Football Club

The Queenscliff Football Club is an Australian rules football club that plays in the Bellarine Football League and situated in the township of Queenscliff, Victoria, on the Bellarine Peninsula.

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Queenscliff High Light

The Queenscliff High Light, also variously known as the Black Lighthouse, Fort Queenscliff Lighthouse or Shortland Bluff Light, stands in the grounds of Fort Queenscliff in Queenscliff, Victoria, Australia.

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Queenscliff Low Light

The Queenscliff Low Light, also known as the Queenscliff White Lighthouse, is a lighthouse in the township of Queenscliff in the Borough of Queenscliffe, Victoria, Australia, at the eastern end of the Bellarine Peninsula.

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Queenscliff Music Festival

Queenscliff Music Festival is a live music festival held in the town of Queenscliff, located on the Bellarine Peninsula, Victoria, Australia.

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Queenscliff railway station

Queenscliff is the terminal railway station of the Queenscliff branch line that originally branched off the main Warrnambool line near South Geelong in Victoria, Australia.

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Queenscliffe Maritime Museum

The Queenscliffe Maritime Museum is a regional maritime museum in the town of Queenscliff at the entrance from Bass Strait to the bay of Port Phillip in Victoria, south-eastern Australia.

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Rail transport

Rail transport is a means of transferring of passengers and goods on wheeled vehicles running on rails, also known as tracks.

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Searoad Ferries

Searoad Ferries (formerly known as Peninsula Searoad Transport) is an Australian company that operates a roll-on/roll-off vehicle and passenger ferry service between the heads of Port Phillip, near Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

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Seaside resort

A seaside resort is a resort town or resort hotel, located on the coast.

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Sorrento, Victoria

Sorrento is a coastal township in Victoria, Australia, located on the shores of Port Phillip on the Mornington Peninsula, about one and a half hours by car south of Melbourne.

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Steamship

A steamship, often referred to as a steamer, is a type of steam powered vessel, typically ocean-faring and seaworthy, that is propelled by one or more steam engines that typically drive (turn) propellers or paddlewheels.

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Swan Bay

The Swan Bay is a shallow, marine embayment at the eastern end of the Bellarine Peninsula in Port Phillip, Victoria, Australia.

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Swan Bay, Victoria

Swan Bay is a bounded rural coastal locality of the City of Greater Geelong between Queenscliff and St Leonards.

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Swan Island (Victoria)

Swan Island is a 1.4 km2 sand barrier island which, with Duck Island and the Edwards Point spit, separate Swan Bay from Port Phillip in Victoria, Australia.

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The Mole (Australia season 2)

The second season of the Australian version of The Mole originally aired from 21 February 2001 to 25 April 2001.

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Tourism

Tourism is travel for pleasure or business; also the theory and practice of touring, the business of attracting, accommodating, and entertaining tourists, and the business of operating tours.

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Victoria (Australia)

Victoria (abbreviated as Vic) is a state in south-eastern Australia.

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Victorian era

In the history of the United Kingdom, the Victorian era was the period of Queen Victoria's reign, from 20 June 1837 until her death on 22 January 1901.

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Victorian Heritage Register

The Victorian Heritage Register (VHR) lists places deemed to be of cultural heritage significance to the State of Victoria, Australia.

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Village

A village is a clustered human settlement or community, larger than a hamlet but smaller than a town, with a population ranging from a few hundred to a few thousand.

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Wathaurong

Wathaurong, also called the Wathaurung and Wadawurrung, are an Indigenous Australian tribe living in the area near Melbourne, Geelong and the Bellarine Peninsula.

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William Buckley (convict)

William Buckley (178030 January 1856) was an English convict who was transported to Australia, escaped, was given up for dead and lived in an Aboriginal community for many years.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Queenscliff,_Victoria

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