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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.

Community Support Grants and Creative Communities Grants from Mornington Peninsula Shire close 5 PM on Monday 29 September 2014.

Mornington Peninsula Shire

Join the community for a film screening of Where heaven meets hell in recognition of Anti-poverty Week 2014. Mornington Peninsula Shire will host the film screening on Wednesday 15 October at the Mornington Office’s Council Chamber.

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

Mornington Peninsula Shire

Mornington Peninsula Shire has commenced construction of a new bridge over Watsons Creek on Tyabb-Tooradin Road, Somerville.

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’.

Film Festival
Sunday 21 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).

Tuesday 23 September, 2014

Join Dreamhouse Theatre Company to learn new skills, develop confidence and make friends.

Friday 26 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)

Saturday 27 September, 2014

The Somerville Paper Craft Fair is being held for people who love scrapbooking, cardmaking, stamping and seeing displays and layouts by talented paper crafters. Come along to watch demonstrations, enjoy make and takes, have fun in the kids corner and get ideas for your own projects.

Saturday 27 September, 2014

Learn new skills, have fun and meet like-minded people by taking part in one of the many greatgreen activities at the Rosebud Community Garden.

Tuesday 30 September, 2014

Are we winning or losing?Take a roller coaster ride into the perilous zone............A unique, honest and provocative performance by people who've lived the struggle with gambling addiction. Directed by Catherine Simmonds.

Wednesday 1 October, 2014

Mornington Tennis Centre will be opening in early October, and bookings are now available for court hire, social functions and coaching!

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.

Mornington Peninsula Shire has prepared a Draft Somerville Community Planning and Development Project Report and your comments are invited.

council meetings

View our Minutes & Agendas section.


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)



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, or online RSVP Community Demographics Info Session or phone on 5950 1244.