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French artist Michael Husser has completed two striking murals in Rye following his time as an ‘artist in residence’ with a pilot arts program at the Shire’s Arts and Culture precinct at Police Point Shire Park in Portsea.

The ongoing efforts and dedication of Mornington Peninsula Shire’s 130 Meals on Wheels volunteers were celebrated as part of National Meals on Wheels Day today, Wednesday 26 August.

For more than 10 years Sustainable House Day has provided a great opportunity for hundreds of thousands of people to visit some of Australia’s leading ‘green’ homes – homes that are not only environmentally friendly, but cheaper to run and more comfortable to live in.

Peninsula Wide provides information about Shire services, activities and community events. The August 2015 edition of Peninsula Wide is out now.

A township works program has now been completed around Crib Point delivering around 200 improvements to the town as part of a collaborative community and council project.

Mornington Peninsula Shire Mayor, Cr Bev Colomb invites the community to provide feedback on how the Shire interacts with residents, ratepayers and visitors.

Nominate volunteers making a difference in your community today.

Please be advised from today 25/08/15 we are temporarily closing the Briars Wildlife Sanctuary for rabbit management project operations.

Mornington Peninsula Shire invites local food businesses to nominate for the 2015 Best Bites Awards and to list in the 2015 Best Bites Food Guide.

Twenty-three flags featuring images by local artists have been installed throughout Rosebud, Rye and Sorrento as part of Mornington Peninsula Shire’s ‘A Creative Peninsula’ arts flag project.

Food Wine
Sunday 30 August, 2015

Frankston & South Eastern Annual Wine Show and Winemaking Competition. Held at the Briars in Mount Martha. Come along for wine tastings of fruit & grape wines.

Sunday 30 August, 2015

Join in our fun market day with baby & children's goods, local handmade items & a delicious coffee & cake stall!Come along to shop for a wide variety of handmade & pre-loved baby items - PLUS general gifts & goodies to browse for all!

Saturday 5 September, 2015

The event will run over 2 days with the Healthy Lifestyle Expo being held on Saturday with 100m sprint, high jump and pole vault events. Sunday will consist of 10km, 5km and 1km (kids) fun runs. Saturday - 10am - 4pmSunday - 6am - 4pm

Monday 7 September, 2015

Demonstrations of Tai Chi by U3A beginner, experienced and advanced classes and by guest Jenny Harrison, 'Rising Moon Tai Chi'.

Friday 11 September, 2015

The Shire is supporting the Brotherhood of St Laurence's low cost, hands-on short course for people wanting to - Save money on groceries; Use the Coles or Woolworths iPad App; Maintain their banking security; Enjoy the convenience of shopping from home.

Friday 11 September, 2015

Annual Performance from the Shire's Southern Peninsula's Youth Arts project.

Friday 11 September, 2015

In 2015 we are holding our conference in the Mornington region, hosted by the Mornington Peninsula Caledonian Society.

Saturday 12 September, 2015

Peninsula Wetland Week 13th - 21st September 2014.A week for the community to get together to recognise and celebrate the importance of the Mornington Peninsula's Wetlands.

Saturday 12 September, 2015

Be inspired for spring gardening and beyond at any life stage.

Saturday 12 September, 2015

Bay Rodders celebrate their 40th year Anniversary and will have their Hot Rods and Custom Cars on display.

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The Council is seeking feedback from the community in relation to two proposed paths, one along Point Nepean Road, between Canterbury Jetty Road and Minnimurra Road, and the other for the missing link of the Bay Trail.

council meetings

View our Minutes & Agendas section.


Monday, 10 August 2015 - Council's Rosebud Office, Besgrove Street, Rosebud
7.00pm Council Meeting

Monday, 17 August 2015 - Council's Mornington Office, Queen Street, Mornington
4.00pm Mornington Peninsula Cemetery Trust Meeting

Monday, 24 August 2015 - Council's Rosebud Office, Besgrove Street, Rosebud
7.00pm Council Meeting