A total fire ban and heat health alert have been issued for Friday 25 January. No fires can be lit or be allowed to remain alight in the open air. Plan ahead to beat the heat and stay healthy. Please note: the Shire Nursery and Wildlife Sanctuary at The Briars will be closed due to the extreme heat. Learn more about being prepared for hot weather plus other emergency information and resources.
Staying healthy in hot weather, fire and emergency information
We offer kindergarten programs for three-year-old and four-year-olds across the Mornington Peninsula. Registrations for 2019 open 1 March 2018
This free service is provided by local and state governments, and is available to parents and carers of children from birth to four years.
Find out how you and your child can benefit from joining one of the many different Playgroups on the Mornington Peninsula.
We provide free immunisations, available through the National Immunisation Program Schedule for infants and children 0-10 years, secondary school students, and adults.
Family Day Care is a home-based Commonwealth Child Care service facilitated by Mornington Peninsula Shire.
View our Children's Services Policies
A Mornington Peninsula Shire initiative to improve literacy levels of families across the Shire.
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 Boon Wurrung / Bunurong people, the traditional custodians of these lands and waters.