Fire Restrictions are now in force. During this time burning off is prohibited. If you have questions relating to burning off please feel free to call 5950 1050 to speak with the Municipal Fire Prevention Officer.
We strongly recommend residents prepare and maintain their property in a ‘fire ready condition’, the Shire conducts a Fire Prevention Inspection Program. Learn more...
Are you prepared for an emergency? Your safety is your responsibility. This page can help you prepare for an emergency ahead of time.
Information about power outages, emergency contacts, latest fire and emergency information, emergency markers and bushfire places of last resort.
The Mornington Peninsula Shire has over 300 Bushland Reserves, for management purposes the peninsula has been separated into 7 catchments based on geographical area.
The economic and social effects of emergencies including loss of life, destruction of property, and dislocation of communities are inevitable.
The Mornington Peninsula Municipal Fire Management Plan is the overarching strategic document that outlines how all agencies and the community can work together on reducing fire risk on the peninsula.
Information on Planned Burns proposed to take place in Autumn 2017 across the Shire.
If you are deaf, or have a hearing or speech impairment, you can contact us through the National Relay Service.
TTY/voice calls: 133 677 Speak and listen: 1300 555 727 SMS relay: 0423 677 767
Please be aware that CCTV cameras are in operation at a number of Shire buildings, including municipal offices, recreation centres and youth centres.
In the spirit of respect, Mornington Peninsula Shire acknowledges the people and elders of Boon Wurrung/Bunurong, members of the Kulin Nation, who have traditional connections to the land and waters on which council operates.