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Published on 22 June 2018
The Federal Minister for Health, the Hon Greg Hunt, today described the Green Wedge zones around Melbourne as the healing fields which linked healthy lifestyle with nature at a time when record population growth is fuelling high density living in Melbourne and regional cities.
Emeritus Professor, Environment and Planning, RMIT University, Michael Buxton today issued a warning that some of Victoria's most important environmental assets in the Green Wedge zones around Melbourne will face increasing development pressures.
The head of one of the major community conservation groups on the Mornington Peninsula today warned that the Mornington Peninsula, one of Victoria's most important environmental assets, will suffer death by a thousand cuts without support from all levels of Government.
Published on 21 June 2018
Mornington Peninsula Heritage Awards provide an opportunity to recognise those in our community who have demonstrated excellence in retention, restoration and interpretation of our heritage places on the peninsula.
Published on 20 June 2018
Following an initial round of community consultation, Mornington Peninsula Shire Council has developed the draft Mornington Peninsula Green Wedge Management Plan 2018.
Mornington Peninsula Shire is leading the way on renewable energy with more than 2,000 solar panels set to be installed by 2020. Panels have already been installed at 19 Shire operated buildings with another 27 on the way.
Furthering our efforts to divert waste from landfill and as part of our Mornington Peninsula Municipal Resource Recovery Services Strategy, we’re now offering free recycling of X-rays at our Mornington Resource Recovery Centre.
Mornington Peninsula Shire is inviting Aboriginal artists to showcase their artwork with a special NAIDOC week exhibit at the Shire offices in Hastings. NAIDOC Week celebrations are held across Australia each July to celebrate the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.
Published on 19 June 2018
Applications are open for the Shire’s Placemaking Grants, Community Support Grants, Flexi Grants and Creative Communities Grants for not-for-profit community organisations to assist community-led projects and activities that benefit the local community.
Mornington Peninsula Shire reminds all families that Kindergarten registrations are closing on Sunday 1 July 2018.
Published on 18 June 2018
Mornington Peninsula Shire is developing a Mount Martha Coastal Management Plan and is inviting the community to provide input. First round community consultation closes Wednesday 6 July 2018.
Woodworkers of the Southern Peninsula (WOSP) and the Southern Peninsula Amateur Radio Club (SPARC) are preparing for the exciting move to a new home in Capel Sound.
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.
Mornington Peninsula Shire acknowledges and pays respect to the Boon Wurrung / Bunurong people, the traditional custodians of these lands and waters.