To protect our community following the declaration of a State of Emergency in response to Coronavirus (COVID-19) we’re postponing, cancelling or modifying non-essential services, programs, events & activities from Tues 17 March until further notice. This includes: Libraries, Leisure centres, MPRG, Tourist Information Centre Dromana, Briars Visitor Information Centre & Shire Nursery
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Published on 07 April 2020
Yesterday the Victorian Chief Health Officer Professor Brett Sutton and Deputy Police Commissioner Shane Patton advised Victorians to stay at their main places of residence this Easter.
Published on 03 April 2020
While we all need to keep our physical distance from each other, Mornington Peninsula Shire is working hard to ensure our community remains socially connected, inspired and engaged with the world.
ANZAC Day 2020 will not look like the ANZAC Day that so many of us are used to participating in. All public ANZAC Day events (including services and marches) on the Mornington Peninsula have been cancelled.
Published on 02 April 2020
Over the past week, the Mornington Peninsula Shire has continued to monitor beach activity following the beach closure announcement on Saturday 28 March. This decision was undertaken following a directive from the Victorian Government and Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning (DELWP) for the Council to do so in an effort to stop the spread of Coronavirus.
Published on 01 April 2020
Corruption and wrongdoing in the public sector hurts everyone. You can do something about it by reporting suspected corruption, dishonesty, fraud, abuse of power, theft and other serious misconduct.
Published on 31 March 2020
Free advice for reducing power bills and improving energy efficiency is available to Mornington Peninsula residents. It’s thanks to a new partnership between Mornington Peninsula Shire and the Australian Energy Foundation (AEF).
Published on 28 March 2020
Mornington Peninsula Shire has taken advice from the Victorian Government and Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning and agreed to close all the beaches on the Mornington Peninsula until further notice. This measure is to stop the spread of Coronavirus.
Published on 27 March 2020
The Mornington Peninsula Shire has developed a comprehensive business support package designed to help the local community through the unprecedented effects of COVID-19.
Published on 26 March 2020
Mornington Peninsula Shire Council welcomes the Federal Government’s decision to grant a six-month extension to Mornington Centrelink.
Published on 24 March 2020
The Mornington Peninsula Shire Council remains extremely concerned about the imminent closure of the Mornington Centrelink office.
Mornington Peninsula Shire Council’s Proposed Budget 2020/21 is on public exhibition from Thursday 26 March 2020 until 5pm Thursday 23 April 2020.
Published on 23 March 2020
To try to help slow the spread of COVID-19 within the community, from Tuesday 24 March 2020 Mornington Peninsula Shire will be temporarily closing our Customer Service Centres in Rosebud, Mornington, Hastings and Somerville.
If you are deaf, or have a hearing or speech impairment, you can contact us through the National Relay Service.
Visit: 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.
Mornington Peninsula Shire acknowledges and pays respect to the Bunurong / BoonWurrung people, the traditional custodians of these lands and waters
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