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  • 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!

  • FIREWORKS AND PETS – safety tips

    Fireworks can be a great way to mark a celebration, but may seem scary to some of our furry friends. 1300 850 600 operates 24hrs day/7days a week and you can report any time your pet is lost. View our Lost Pets directory online.

    FIREWORKS AND PETS – safety tips

    Fireworks can be a great way to mark a celebration, but may seem scary to some of our furry friends. 1300 850 600 operates 24hrs day/7days a week and you can report any time your pet is lost. View our Lost Pets directory online.

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  • New Community Placemaking Grants – Opening 2 February 2015

    New funding opportunities are available from Mornington Peninsula Shire for Community Placemaking projects that require a ‘kick start’. Grants of up to $5,000 are being offered for projects from a total pool of $110,000.

    New Community Placemaking Grants – Opening 2 February 2015

    New funding opportunities are available from Mornington Peninsula Shire for Community Placemaking projects that require a ‘kick start’. Grants of up to $5,000 are being offered for projects from a total pool of $110,000.

  • 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....

Full Mornington Peninsula Australia Day program plus township specific programs available for Mornington, Rye, Rosebud, Dromana, Sorrento, Mount Eliza & Hastings.

News

Residents in storm-affected areas of Tyabb and Somerville can access ‘no cost’ green waste disposal at the Tyabb Transfer Station (McKirdy’s Road, Tyabb) valid until 5PM Monday 9 February 2015.

Fireworks can be a great way to mark a celebration, but may seem scary to some of our furry friends.

There are many family friendly events to attend on Australia Day including a street parade, fun run, fireworks music & entertainment. Plan ahead with the latest tips on transport plus information about road & car park closures.

Mornington Peninsula Shire

Opening hours for the Opening Hours Australia Day Public Holiday, Monday 26 January.

News

Residents in storm affected areas of Tyabb and Somerville can access ‘no cost’ green waste disposal at the Tyabb Transfer Station (McKirdy’s Road, Tyabb) extended to Monday 9 February.

Mornington Peninsula Shire has made additional waste vouchers available to residents from fire-affected properties in Hastings and Bittern to assist in the disposal of waste created by the fire that occurred in the area on Saturday January 3.

News

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

New funding opportunities are available from Mornington Peninsula Shire for Community Placemaking projects that require a ‘kick start’. Grants of up to $5,000 are being offered for projects from a total pool of $110,000.

News

Mornington Peninsula Shire is undertaking a review of the Asset Management Policy and Strategy which assists Council to improve the way it delivers services from infrastructure including roads, bridges, pathways, stormwater drainage, parks and open space and buildings.

Monday 26 January, 2015

MMAD Swim is an annual community event. It is an open water swim program that consists of a; 5km swim;200m nipper swim;400m novice swim and MMAD 1.2km swim

Monday 26 January, 2015

Aussie classic cars and commercials will cruise to Mornington Racecourse for the annual Shannon's Classic Aussie Car Show.

Monday 26 January, 2015

Rotary Club Mornington's 43rd Annual Art Exhibition will feature 900 works of art for sale by local Mornington Peninsula and outside artists. The event raises funds for Rotary community and international projects.

Monday 26 January, 2015

Daily ‘drop in’ Make & Create workstation for all ages from Saturday 17 to Monday 26 January, 10am – 5pm (closed Monday 19 January).

Monday 26 January, 2015

In 2015 Boneo Park will bring you an international multidiscipline event featuring the Pacific League World Cup Dressage Final as well as a World Cup Showjumping Qualifier.

Wednesday 28 January, 2015

Enjoy this unique opportunity to paint with exhibiting artist Ken Smith. Our hugely popular summer Paint Out series moves to the picturesque Balcombe Creek estuary that gently winds its way into Port Phillip Bay at Mt Martha.

Saturday 31 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.

Saturday 31 January, 2015

A family friendly event showcasing the countries best blues artists. 12 acts over 12 hours with local food and beverages avaliable.

Saturday 31 January, 2015

C.J Rockers present 50's & 60's Rock 'N' Roll Dance witha live band.

Sunday 1 February, 2015

Under 10's to Under 17's Registration DayFree Club Hoodie and Polo Shit when full payment has been made by 1st May 2015

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

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.

Mornington Peninsula Shire

Pursuant to the provisions of the Local Government Act 1989, Section 206, Schedule 10, the Shire is proposing to discontinue the South Eastern end of Barkers Road Flinders.

The Shire is undertaking a review of these two existing strategic documents. They have been placed on public exhibition and Council would like your input.

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 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.

council meetings

View our Minutes & Agendas section.

January 2015 council and committee meetings

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, 2015

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


Community Placemaking Grants seek to strengthen local townships outcomes through enhanced places, and increased community capacity and connections. 

INFORMATION SESSIONS
To register your attendance at the information sessions, use the links below for the sessions you would like to attend to complete your registration.

  • 3 February 2015:  5.30 – 7pm Shire Offices – Rosebud 90 Besgrove Street, Rosebud

Register for the Rosebud session http://bit.ly/14bTmN6

  • 5 February 2015: 1.00 – 2.30pm Shire Offices – Mornington Queen St Mornington

Register for the Mornington Session http://bit.ly/1wPct6i

  • 5 February 2015: 5.30 – 7pm Hastings Community Hub - 1973 Frankston-Flinders Rd, Hastings.

Register for the Hastings Session http://bit.ly/1xJdwsj

For further information please contact the Social Planning and Community Development team on 5950 1685.