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Name: Queenscliff Low Lighthouse  

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Also known as: Port Phillip Heads Low Light

Also known as: White Lighthouse

Nearest Town or City:
Queenscliff, Victoria, , Australia

Location: Port Phillip Heads, Port Phillip Bay,

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Photo: Nancy J. Rau

Managing Organization:
Port of Melbourne Corporation


This is the front light of a range; the Shortland Bluff Rear (Black Lighthouse) is the rear light.

Tower Height: 73

Height of Focal Plane: 93

Characteristic and Range: Fixed white with red and green sectors.

Description of Tower: White conical stone tower, green lantern, red vertical rectangular daymark.

This light is operational

Earlier Towers?
1854: Wooden tower (moved to Point Lonsdale, where it remained in use until 1902).

Date Established: 1854

Date Present Tower Built: 1863

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? Grounds only.

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