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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.

  • Australia Day Local Awards

    Nominations Open Now! Do You Know a Local Hero? Nominations are now open for the 2015 Australia Day Awards: Citizen of the Year, Young Citizen of the Year and Community Event of the Year.

    Australia Day Local Awards

    Nominations Open Now! Do You Know a Local Hero? Nominations are now open for the 2015 Australia Day Awards: Citizen of the Year, Young Citizen of the Year and Community Event of the Year.

  • 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.

  • 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.

The Mornington Peninsula region had great success at the 2014 RACV Victorian Tourism Awards on Monday 27 October, with eight tourism businesses winning top awards. The event recognises not only the efforts of individual operators but also the collaborative efforts of the Victorian tourism industry.

Mornington Peninsula Shire Mayor, Councillor Antonella Celi has announced the finalists for the 2014 Best Bites Food Awards.

Mornington Peninsula Shire

Mornington Peninsula Shire Mayor, Cr Antonella Celi, today advised that Dr Michael Kennedy will not be reappointed as Chief Executive Officer and will conclude his position with the Shire on Friday, 14th November, 2014.

Melbourne broadcaster and writer Doug Ackerly will visit Mornington Peninsula Shire’s Hastings Library on Sunday 16 November as part of Our Library’s special ‘Spring into Sundays’ program.

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.

Green Waste

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

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.

Friday 31 October, 2014

Come join us for a day of golf, or drop by for a nice lunch to support Dress for Success Mornington Peninsula.

Friday 31 October, 2014

Celebration of Halloween as an open community event. Activities include apple bobbing, face painting, hair colouring, fancy dress competition, BBQ and much more.

Friday 31 October, 2014

Dromana Art Show is celebrating its 40th Year! Painting, photography, sculpture and craft &jewelry, in our Artisan Shop. See and purchase the works of Local Artists and those from further afield with contemporary and classic pieces in all categories.

Friday 31 October, 2014

Live hardcore music event for young people. Drug, smoke and alcohol free.

Saturday 1 November, 2014

Balnarring Uniting Church will be holding the annual car boot sale. There will be a large variety of items sold including plants, arts and crafts, trash and treasure, bbq, kids stalls, cake stalls, jams, fruits and vegetables and devonshire teas.

Saturday 1 November, 2014

Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish Annual Fete has numerous stalls including fruit and vegetables, cakes, sweets, books, toys, craft, jams and pickles, clowns, animals farm, jumping castle and sausage sizzle.

Saturday 1 November, 2014

Western Port Quilters Quilt Show

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

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.