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 a range of grants to support our communities, and are committed to working in partnership with our community stakeholders to nurture and develop a strong sense of community.
We invite applications from non-profit community organisations for general grants to assist with projects which benefit the Mornington Peninsula community.
Our Flexi Grants recognise that some community groups just need a small helping hand.
Grants for non-profit community organisations for general grants to assist with projects which benefit the Mornington Peninsula community.
Community groups interested in initiating arts and cultural activities and programs with public outcomes are invited to apply for funding.
These grants provide financial assistance to young people who are representing their sport or field of expertise in national or international competition.
We fund a small grants program each year to assist owners of heritage places to carry out heritage conservation projects.
The program can provide grants and is designed to assist clubs, organisations, communities and councils to work together in developing local sport and recreation facilities.
Established to support and distribute funds to community organisations and charities across the peninsula, under the umbrella of the Lord Mayor’s Charitable Foundation.
This fund was established to provide one-off emergency assistance to individuals and families on the Mornington Peninsula in a time of crisis.
This page provides an overview of funding opportunities offered by funding bodies other than the Shire
Community groups and organisations can apply for event funding to assist with the delivery of events that benefit our local community.
Learn about the Australian honours system, including the Order of Australia Medal, and how to nominate.
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.