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  • ‘No cost’ Green Waste Weekend 15-16 November

    ‘No charge’ Green Waste Weekend 15-16 November

    To encourage residents to reduce green waste around their homes, Mornington Peninsula Shire will hold a ‘No-charge’ Green Waste disposal weekend at all Resource Recovery Centres on November 15-16, 2014.

    ‘No charge’ Green Waste Weekend 15-16 November

    To encourage residents to reduce green waste around their homes, Mornington Peninsula Shire will hold a ‘No-charge’ Green Waste disposal weekend at all Resource Recovery Centres on November 15-16, 2014.

  • Detox Your Home

    Detox Your Home 29 November

    Mornington Peninsula Shire residents are urged to 'Detox Your Home' - a safe, free and easy-to-use service to dispose of common household chemicals without harming your health or the environment.

    Detox Your Home 29 November

    Mornington Peninsula Shire residents are urged to 'Detox Your Home' - a safe, free and easy-to-use service to dispose of common household chemicals without harming your health or the environment.

  • Burn Off restrictions eased for month of October

    Burn Off restrictions eased for month of October

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

    Burn Off restrictions eased for month of October

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

  • VicSmart: a simpler planning permit process

    VicSmart: a simpler planning permit process

    VicSmart is a streamlined assessment process for straightforward planning permit applications. Read more about VicSmart....

    VicSmart: a simpler planning permit process

    VicSmart is a streamlined assessment process for straightforward planning permit applications. Read more about VicSmart....

  • 2014 Archibald Prize

    2014 Archibald Prize tickets on sale now!

    Tickets are now on sale for the 2014 Archibald Prize exhibition held at the Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery from October 4 – November 16.

    2014 Archibald Prize tickets on sale now!

    Tickets are now on sale for the 2014 Archibald Prize exhibition held at the Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery from October 4 – November 16.

  • Postcards stories from the Mornington Peninsula

    Postcards

    The early history of some of the peninsula’s most popular holiday spots on exhibition at Mornington Library until 16 November 2014.

    Postcards

    The early history of some of the peninsula’s most popular holiday spots on exhibition at Mornington Library until 16 November 2014.

  • White Ribbon Breakfast 25 November 2014

    White Ribbon Breakfast Community Invitation

    Family Violence is a crime and a choice. Be apart of the audience and hear Phil Cleary and a panel of experts tell you more about what, why and who is impacted on by family violence.

    White Ribbon Breakfast Community Invitation

    Family Violence is a crime and a choice. Be apart of the audience and hear Phil Cleary and a panel of experts tell you more about what, why and who is impacted on by family violence.

  • Spring into Sunday at Our Library

    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 from Our eLibrary

    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.

Peninsula Wide provides information about Shire services, activities and community events. The October 2014 edition of Peninsula Wide is out now.

On Saturday October 25th & Sunday October 26th during the Ride to Conquer Cancer, some roads will have temporary lane closures due to the cycling event.

Young people from Balnarring and surrounding areas are invited to attend ‘Rebound’ at the Balnarring Community Hall on Friday 31 October for Rebound’s Halloween Costume Party.

Organic gardening

Don’t shoot the messengers! Weeds and pests can tell you what’s happening in your garden, indicating the health of your soil and the biology of your garden.

Green Waste

To encourage residents to reduce green waste around their homes, Mornington Peninsula Shire will hold a ‘No-charge’ Green Waste disposal weekend at all Resource Recovery Centres on November 15-16, 2014.

Postcards

The Postcards: Stories from the Mornington Peninsula touring exhibition has arrived at the Shire’s Mornington Library, and is on exhibition until November 16.

Do you know someone whose efforts within our community should be recognised? Have you been to a local community event that you thoroughly enjoyed? Nominations are now open for the 2015 Australia Day Awards.

Friday 24 October, 2014

Alzheimer's Australia Vic is on the road with Dementia: Understanding to Action, an information-packed community event.

Friday 24 October, 2014

This is the 36th year that Mount Eliza North Primary School has hosted the Mount Eliza Art Show. The event showcases a multitude of artwork from local and interstate artists and appeals to all ages.

Saturday 25 October, 2014

The Ride To Conquer Cancer benefiting Peter Mac is an incredible, 2-day, 200km fully-supported ride to raise funds that support life-saving research for all forms of cancer at Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre.

Flowers
Saturday 25 October, 2014

Mornington Community Open Garden Day will feature free demonstrations, workshops, affordable quality plant and seed sales and light refreshments.

Sky
Saturday 25 October, 2014

Professional readers and healers and many stall holders come together to provide a day of interest.

Saturday 25 October, 2014

Free building and renovating seminars and workshops, rennovating competition, door prizes and free kids activities.

Saturday 25 October, 2014

Billy Lids Theatre presents CATS the musical.

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

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.

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

Mornington Peninsula Shire

The Draft Master Plan proposes a range of integrated improvements to the area between the Rosebud Pier and the Rosebud Bowls Club to make it a much better place for the community to enjoy.

Mornington Peninsula Shire

Prepared to support the emerging marine industry sector in terms of industry growth and job creation by clustering enterprises; and further looking at improvements in the marine infrastructure around the peninsula to improve operational efficiency and effectiveness.

council meetings

View our Minutes & Agendas section.

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 Public Briefing: Mornington Peninsula Shire Waterwatch Project 2014/15: Dolphin Research Institute Primary School Ambassadors Program
5:30pm Public Briefing: Shands Road, Main Ridge Update
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.