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  • Opening Hours Christmas & New Year

    Opening hours for Christmas and New Year Public Holidays. We hope you have an enjoyable Christmas holiday and a safe and prosperous New Year.

    Opening Hours Christmas & New Year

    Opening hours for Christmas and New Year Public Holidays. We hope you have an enjoyable Christmas holiday and a safe and prosperous New Year.

  • No entertainment - No nonsense New Year’s Eve

    No entertainment - No nonsense New Year’s Eve

    The Shire will again take a ‘No Entertainment-No Nonsense’ approach to New Year’s Eve this year for the southern peninsula townships of Blairgowrie, Portsea, Rye and Sorrento

    No entertainment - No nonsense New Year’s Eve

    The Shire will again take a ‘No Entertainment-No Nonsense’ approach to New Year’s Eve this year for the southern peninsula townships of Blairgowrie, Portsea, Rye and Sorrento

  • Fire Danger Period Now Applies

    Fire Danger Period has commenced!

    It is advised that restrictions on the lighting of fires as provided under the Country Fire Authority Act 1958 will be imposed in the Mornington Peninsula Shire.

    Fire Danger Period has commenced!

    It is advised that restrictions on the lighting of fires as provided under the Country Fire Authority Act 1958 will be imposed in the Mornington Peninsula Shire.

  • Summer School Holiday Programs

    Summer School Holiday Programs

    School Holiday Programs provide a range of activities based on the interests of the children and young people across the peninsula.

    Summer School Holiday Programs

    School Holiday Programs provide a range of activities based on the interests of the children and young people across the peninsula.

  • Need another recycling bin?

    Fearing overflowing recycling bins this holiday season? Mornington Peninsula Shire offers the option to purchase an additional recycling bin for a once-off fee of $60.

    Need another recycling bin?

    Fearing overflowing recycling bins this holiday season? Mornington Peninsula Shire offers the option to purchase an additional recycling bin for a once-off fee of $60.

  • A healthy start to the New Year!

    One Month Platinum Membership to Pelican Park Recreation Centre for $99. Read more....

    A healthy start to the New Year!

    One Month Platinum Membership to Pelican Park Recreation Centre for $99. Read more....

  • Australia Day Program 2015

    Free activities & entertainment on the Mornington Peninsula on Australia Day 26 January. Click here for the full program!

    Australia Day Program 2015

    Free activities & entertainment on the Mornington Peninsula on Australia Day 26 January. Click here for the full program!

  • Australia Day Fun Run Register Now

    Australia Day Fun Run

    Mornington Peninsula Shire is excited to announce registrations are now open for the 2015 Australia Day Fun Run, lace up those sneakers and start training today!

    Australia Day Fun Run

    Mornington Peninsula Shire is excited to announce registrations are now open for the 2015 Australia Day Fun Run, lace up those sneakers and start training today!

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News

Mornington Peninsula Shire Mayor Councillor Bev Colomb has announced that the Shire will again take a ‘No Entertainment-No Nonsense’ approach to New Year’s Eve this year for the southern peninsula townships of Blairgowrie, Portsea, Rye and Sorrento.

Opening hours for Christmas and New Year Public Holidays. We hope you have an enjoyable Christmas holiday and a safe and prosperous New Year.

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Fearing overflowing recycling bins this holiday season? Mornington Peninsula Shire offers the option to purchase an additional recycling bin for a once-off fee of $60.

Parking at boat ramps across the peninsula will be a breeze this summer with the introduction of cashless parking meters.

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Mornington Peninsula Shire is reminding residents and visitors of the importance of fire safety – especially over the coming New Year’s Eve period.

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Mornington Peninsula Shire Council adopted its Roadsides Fire Management Plan on Monday that outlines a five-year program of additional roadside fire management works for Shire-managed roads and categorises the roads for fire management purposes.

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It is advised that restrictions on the lighting of fires as provided under the Country Fire Authority Act 1958 will be imposed in the Mornington Peninsula Shire from: 0100 hours on Monday 8 December, 2014 until 0100 hours on Friday 1 May, 2015. (unless extended or curtailed in the meantime)

Free Yoga on Rosebud Foreshore. From 4 January to 2 February, Sundays & Mondays only. 9am-10am (8.45am for registration). Gentle flowing movements, accessible to all ages and stages.

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Mornington Peninsula Shire Mayor Councillor Bev Colomb says consumption and possession of alcohol in public places will be restricted over the coming New Year’s Eve period.

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Mornington Peninsula Shire Mayor Councillor Bev Colomb officially opens the $8.5 million Civic Reserve Recreation Centre at Dunns Rd Mornington.

Saturday 20 December, 2014

Commit to reducing the Peninsula's carbon footprint by not using anything plastic for an entire day.

Sunday 21 December, 2014

Balnarring Village Common presents the annual Balnarring Community Christmas Gathering, a picnic at Civic Court celebrating music and culture in an informal, family friendly setting amongst the shade of old gum trees.

Sunday 21 December, 2014

Christmas carols concert performed on the oval at Ferrero Reserve for the community.

Tuesday 23 December, 2014

Free community carol singing on the lawn of Mount Martha house, everyone welcome.

Wednesday 24 December, 2014

Christmas carol singing on the lawn of the Dromana Old Shire Offices for the local community, BBQ available for attendees.

Thursday 25 December, 2014

The Mornington Community Christmas Lunch provides a meal for locals who would otherwise be alone on Christmas Day.

Friday 26 December, 2014

Popular Disney, Pixar, Marvel and Star Wars characters will come to life in large scale sand sculptures carved by over 20 international and Australian sculptors.

Tuesday 30 December, 2014

The Holiday Market is a fundraiser for the Lions Cub. There will be a range of items for sale including food, crafts and much more.

Wednesday 31 December, 2014

PLOS Musical Productions will bring The Addams Family , Broadway’s New Smash Hit Musical Comedy based on the bizarre and beloved family of characters created by legendary cartoonist Charles Addams, will be on stage at Frankston Arts Centre – opening New Years Eve for a limited season.

Thursday 1 January, 2015

Junior Ranger Program "Kool as a Kangaroo" for 6-10 year olds, held in January 2015. Ranger guided spotlight walks in The Briars Wildlife Sanctuary. Blues at The Briars. The Premier Blues Event on the Mornington Peninsula - Saturday 31st January 2015, 11am - 11pm.

A general amendment that applies to a number of land parcels within the Mornington Peninsula Shire.

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.

Mornington Peninsula Shire

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

Mornington Peninsula Shire Mayor, Councillor Bev Colomb has invited the community to provide input into the development of the Council’s 2015/16 draft Annual and future budgets.

Mornington Peninsula Shire

Mornington Peninsula Shire has prepared a draft long term Master Plan to guide future management and development of the Red Hill Station Reserve. The plan is now on public exhibition.

Mornington Peninsula Shire

Mornington Peninsula Shire has prepared a draft long term Master Plan to guide future management and development of the Balnarring Civic Court Reserve Precinct. The plan is now on public exhibition.

The Dromana Community Garden Group has submitted a proposal for the establishment of a community garden on the recreational reserve located between Marna and Pier Street Dromana.

council meetings

View our Minutes & Agendas section.

december 2014 and January 2015 council and committee meetings

Monday, 1 December 2014
No Scheduled Meetings

Monday, 8 December 2014 - Council's Mornington Office, Queen Street, Mornington
7.00pm Council Meeting
Development Assessments Committee Meeting - RESCHEDULED TO 10 DECEMBER

Wednesday, 10 December, 2014 - Council's Rosebud Office, Besgrove Street, Rosebud
7.00pm  Development Assessments Committee Meeting

Monday, 15 December 2014 - Council's Rosebud Office, Besgrove Street, Rosebud
5.00pm Special Purposes Committee Meeting - CANCELLED
6.00pm Council Meeting

Wednesday, 17 December 2014 - Council's Mornington Office, Queen Street, Mornington
4.30pm Audit Committee Meeting

Tuesday, 27 January 2015 - Council's Rosebud Office, Besgrove Street, Rosebud
7.00pm Council Meeting


Have Your Say: Budget 2015/16 Community Meeting

Wednesday February 11, 2014

Mornington Peninsula Shire, Council Chamber, Rosebud Office

90 Besgrove Street, Rosebud

4:00 PM – 6:00 PM

The community is invited to attend this meeting to make submissions for consideration in the development of the 2015/16 budget, as well as for future years, and to learn more about the budget and its process.

Written submission forms will be accepted at the meeting.

If you wish to make a verbal presentation of your written submission at the community meeting, please register your interest via email to budget@mornpen.vic.gov.au by 5PM February 10, 2015. For further information visit Have your say: Shire budget 2015/16