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
Further information & contact details for coronavirus
For further promotion of your event, list it on our What's On list. It's Free!
Designated temporary community event signage sites exist throughout the peninsula to help you promote your upcoming event or market. There are a total of 20 signage sites and 4 banner sites available.
For a complete list on how to run an event, download a copy of our event planning guide. Any event or activity you wish to hold on Council owned land requires approval to do so.
Permits are required for commercial filming or photo shoots on Shire owned land.
The Council has a Marquee and Soundshell which are made available to community groups in order to assist event organiser with the provision of significant infrastructure.
To host a wedding ceremony on the Mornington Peninsula on public open space managed by Shire, you are required to apply for a wedding permit. To check availability, please contact the Events Team.
Fundraising permits are issued to charitable organisations, local non-profit groups and other organisations whose activities will benefit local community.
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
Further Coronavirus community information and support
Learn more about Mornington Peninsula Shire beaches
Further community information and support
Learn more about the Changes to Aged & Disability Services
Learn more about how you can help
Information for parents