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  • Works Suspended on Southern Peninsula Aquatic centre

    Work on progressing the Southern Peninsula Aquatic centre at Rosebud has been put on hold.

    Works Suspended on Southern Peninsula Aquatic centre

    Work on progressing the Southern Peninsula Aquatic centre at Rosebud has been put on hold.

  • Adopt a Pet Today!

    Pets for adoption from the Shire’s Community Animal Shelter are listed on the Pet Recue website, we currently have six pets for adoption.

    Adopt a Pet Today!

    Pets for adoption from the Shire’s Community Animal Shelter are listed on the Pet Recue website, we currently have six pets for adoption.

  • Community Grants Open Now!

    The Shire is now offering a new range of grants to support our communities. Round 1 Grants open Monday 11 August and close 5 PM on Monday 29 September 2014.

    Community Grants Open Now!

    The Shire is now offering a new range of grants to support our communities. Round 1 Grants open Monday 11 August and close 5 PM on Monday 29 September 2014.

  • Spring into Sundays!

    Our Hastings, Mornington, Rosebud and Somerville libraries will open on Sundays from 1pm-5pm, 14 September to 30 November 2014.

    Spring into Sundays!

    Our Hastings, Mornington, Rosebud and Somerville libraries will open on Sundays from 1pm-5pm, 14 September to 30 November 2014.

  • eMagazines now available!

    Library members can now read and download complete full colour digital magazines 24/7 from Our Library. eMagazines are easily viewed on any internet enabled device.

    eMagazines now available!

    Library members can now read and download complete full colour digital magazines 24/7 from Our Library. eMagazines are easily viewed on any internet enabled device.

  • Hastings Town Centre Structure Plan

    Currently on exhibition the plan outlines the proposed strategic planning directions to guide land use, urban design and transport decisions that support the successful growth and enhancement of the Hastings town centre.

    Hastings Town Centre Structure Plan

    Currently on exhibition the plan outlines the proposed strategic planning directions to guide land use, urban design and transport decisions that support the successful growth and enhancement of the Hastings town centre.

  • 2014 Archibald Prize tickets on sale now!

    Don't miss out, book your tickets online today!

    2014 Archibald Prize tickets on sale now!

    Don't miss out, book your tickets online today!

The 125th birthday of Hastings’ Railway Station was celebrated by the local community in September.

Young people from Balnarring and surrounding areas are invited to attend ‘Rebound’ at the Balnarring Community Hall on Friday 19 September for the Rebound ‘Cartooning and reptile encounters’.

Mornington Peninsula Shire

Mornington Peninsula Shire will ease burn off restrictions on small properties throughout October 2014 to allow residents to burn off for fire prevention purposes.

Peninsula Wetland Week 13th - 21st September 2014. This week is all about the community getting together to recognise and celebrate the importance of the Mornington Peninsula's Wetlands.

Work on progressing the Southern Peninsula Aquatic centre at Rosebud has been put on hold.

Some TV channels are changing their frequency as the final step in the move to digital-only TV.

Mornington Peninsula Shire will host a range of activities and programs these September school holidays.

Tuesday 16 September, 2014

Free Community Forum, All Welcome to register go to: http://www.fmpml.org.au/event/family-violence-public-forum. Tuesday, 16 September 2014 6:30:00 PM

Thursday 18 September, 2014

Shine a lantern of hope at the Leukaemia Foundation’s Light the Night twilight walk to help cure blood cancers like leukaemia, lymphoma and myeloma.

Friday 19 September, 2014

Young people from Balnarring and surrounding areas are invited to attend ‘Rebound’ at the Balnarring Community Hall on Friday 19 September for the Rebound ‘Cartooning and reptile encounters’

Friday 19 September, 2014

Interested in music? Play an instrument? Sing like a bird? Join the Mornington Peninsula Shire’s Youth Services team and IMPAKT Freeza for a Muso Jam Session.

Friday 19 September, 2014

A series of father-son story telling nights for young people 11 to 16 years. Must be accompanied by a significant male figure (father, uncle, older brother, grandfather, etc)

Film Festival
Friday 19 September, 2014

MIFF Premiere Showcase Travelling Film Festival. Screening 5 new Australian films at the Sorrento Athenaeum Cinemas, including the Simon Pegg-starring comedy thriller KILL ME THREE TIMES, directed by Kriv Stenders (Red Dog).

Saturday 20 September, 2014

Spring into Wetlands Day is part of the biodiversity month. The event raises awareness and education about wetlands with local environmental and community groups interacting with the public

In response to concerns raised by members of the community about private works on nature strips causing difficulties with pedestrian access and being out of character with the dominant streetscape. Council invites submissions on the draft policy.

Mornington Peninsula Shire

At any one time, a number of planning applications, planning scheme amendments, management plans and other projects are available for comment.

Have your say: Community led creation of the new "Wallaroo Reserve" revitalization project. Help renew West Park, Hastings. Join in the conversation and input your thoughts.

The Shire is seeking your views on our draft ‘Grant Policy’. The policy applies to all grant programs and processes across Council.

A new draft Playspace Strategy has been developed and your comments are invited. The draft strategy outlines new directions for playspaces on the Mornington Peninsula. It provides a framework for the ongoing planning, design and management of the Shire’s public playgrounds.

Mornington Peninsula Shire

The Shire’s Access and Equity Policy provides a framework to improve service delivery to all local residents and visitors to the region. We encourage you to have a say and provide feedback on the current policy.

The Rosebud West Action Group would like to know your thoughts about the neighbourhood you live in. Let us know what you think and be part of making ‘your place’ a great place to live.

Outlines the proposed strategic planning directions to guide land use, urban design and transport decisions that support the successful growth and enhancement of the Hastings town centre.

The Character Study and and Draft Design Guidelines has been developed in response to community concern regarding the impact of over-development on the existing neighbourhood character of Beleura Hill. Council invites submissions on the draft study, guidelines, and planning scheme provisions.

council meetings

View our Minutes & Agendas section.

SEPTEMBER COUNCIL AND COMMITTEE MEETINGS 2014

Monday, 15 September 2014 - Council's Mornington Office, Queen Street, Mornington
4.30pm Special Council Meeting
5.00pm Special Purposes Committee Meeting

Wednesday, 17 September 2014 - Council's Mornington Office, Queen Street, Mornington
7.00pm Development Assessments Committee Meeting

Monday, 22 September 2014 - Rosebud Memorial Hall, 994 Point Nepean Road, Rosebud
5.00pm Optional Public Briefings
6:00pm Dinner with the Community - RSVP required
7.00pm Council Meeting (Community)

Monday, 29 September 2014
No Scheduled Meetings (2nd week of school holidays and 5th week)


 

OCTOBER COUNCIL AND COMMITTEE MEETINGS 2014

Monday, 6 October 2014
6.00pm 'Special' Special Purposes Committee Meeting

Monday, 13 October 2014 - Council's Rosebud Office, Besgrove Street, Rosebud
7.00pm Council Meeting

Monday, 20 October 2014 - Council's Mornington Office, Queen Street Mornington
5.00pm Special Purposes Committee Meeting
7.30pm Development Assessments Committee Meeting

Wednesday, 22 October 2014 - Council's Mornington Office, Queen Street, Mornington
4.30pm Audit Committe Meeting

Monday, 27 October 2014 - Balnarring community Hall, 3041 Frankston-Flinders Road, Balnarring
5.00pm Optional Public Briefings
6:00pm Dinner with the Community - RSVP required
7.00pm Council Meeting (Community)


Understanding our community demographics – information session

Looking for population data, maps or statistics for the Mornington Peninsula?  The Shire is hosting a community information session for anyone who wants to learn more on the region’s demographics. 

The session will look at 2011 Census data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics to:

-       explore some of the key statistics related to the Mornington Peninsula

-       overview existing demographic resources available to the community

-       outline the best ways to find data online

The session will be held at the Mornington Peninsula Shire, Rosebud Office - 90 Besgrove Street Rosebud on Tuesday 11 November 2014 from 2-4pm.

RSVP to Jade Watson by email, Jade.Watson@mornpen.vic.gov.au or online RSVP Community Demographics Info Session or phone on 5950 1244.