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Are you sick of your garden looking disastrous every summer? With a long, hot summer predicted it’s time to learn a new way to garden to ensure you can enjoy a thriving garden throughout summer.

Spring into volunteering with a free workshop presented by Volunteering Mornington Peninsula at Mornington Peninsula Shire and the Mornington Peninsula Neighbourhood Houses Cluster.

As part of the 2015 Victorian Seniors Festival the community is invited to join actor Evelyn Krape and an all new cast of tale tellers for the 2015 ‘Telling Tales’ event.

Sustainability Victoria is currently conducting a review of Victoria’s Household Chemical Collection Program including both Detox your Home mobile collection services and permanent drop-off sites.

To help residents get ‘garden smart’ this summer, the Shire is holding a workshop at its Eco Living Display Centre at The Briars from 10 am – 12 noon on Saturday 17th October.

Parks Victoria and Mornington Peninsula Shire will undertake fire preparedness works in the Arthurs Seat State Park for the Skylift project, beginning Monday 12 October.

Mornington Peninsula Shire invites the community to attend a free screening of the documentary ‘Of Men and War’ at Hastings Community Hub on Wednesday, 7 October.

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

To celebrate International Day of Older Person’s and The 2015 Victorian Seniors Festival the community is invited to a special screening of 69: Love, Sex, Senior on Sunday 27 September at the Southern Peninsula Arts Centre in Rosebud.

Join us and record what birds, animals and plants are in the Biosphere!

Wednesday 7 October, 2015

West Rosebud Bowls and Croquet Club are invited seniors to come along for the afternoon and try the game of Croquet during Seniors Week.

Community event
Wednesday 7 October, 2015

This free community seminar that aims to remove the stigma attached to suicide. Providing a basic understanding of some of the issues involved.

Film Festival
Wednesday 7 October, 2015

As part of Mental Health Week the community is invited to attend the free screening of the documentary Of Men and War on Wednesday 7 October at the Hastings Community Hub, 1973 Frankston - Flinders Rd, Hastings

Thursday 8 October, 2015

Workshops, displays, health screenings and speakers. Plus entertainment, show bags, giveaways, free refreshments and loads of information as well. Entry is free and a bus service available.

Thursday 8 October, 2015

Join Rosie Batty with Jon Faine, presenter Mornings on 774 ABC radio, for a conversation and launch of her book A Mother’s Story.

Friday 9 October, 2015

Come along and enjoy an afternoon of melodies followed by afternoon tea.

Saturday 10 October, 2015

Workshops for kids, food and produce, live music, unique stalls, guest speakers and host to the Balnarring Flower Show.

Community event
Saturday 10 October, 2015

Peninsula Paper Craft Fair is for everyone who loves scrapbooking, card making, stamping and all things paper craft.

Saturday 10 October, 2015

Fundraiser supporting 'Impact for Women' (Women in Crisis) 30+ Stall holders and raffles all day.

Saturday 10 October, 2015

An annual charity event held to raise funds for breast cancer research, in honour of our beautiful mum and all those touched by cancer.

Mornington Peninsula Shire's Customer Excellence

Mornington Peninsula Shire

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.

The Council invites your feedback on the Draft Hastings High Street Streetscape Design Framework, Draft Hastings Activity Centre Laneways Strategy, and Draft Hastings Activity Centre Laneway Closures which are now on public exhibition.

council meetings

View our Minutes & Agendas section.


Wednesday, 9 September 2015 - Council's Mornington Office, Queen Street, Mornington
3.00pm Audit Committee Meeting

Monday, 14 September 2015 - Council's Rosebud Office, Besgrove Street, Rosebud
7.00pm Council Meeting

Tuesday, 15 September 2015 - Council's Rosebud Office, Besgrove Street, Rosebud
6.00pm Section 223 Submission Committee Hearing


Wednesday, 7 October 2015 - Council's Mornington Office, Queen Street, Mornington
4.30pm Audit Committee Meeting

Monday, 12 October 2015 - Council's Rosebud Office, Besgrove Street, Rosebud
7.00pm Council Meeting

Monday, 26 October 2015 -  Somerville Mechanics Hall, 66 Station Street, Somerville Council's Rosebud Office, Besgrove Street, Rosebud
7.00pm Council Meeting