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
The State Government Department of Health has recently amended the system used for temporary food registrations.
The Shire’s Environmental Health Team provides advice and investigates cases and outbreaks of infectious disease through inspections, sampling and questionnaires.
The Shire’s Environmental Health Team annually registers and inspects all hairdressing, skin penetration, tattooing, beauty therapy, ear piercing and electrolysis businesses within the Shire.
Increasing evidence of the negative health impacts of direct and passive smoking, both in terms of death and reduced quality of life have been published.
The Shire’s Environmental Health Team is responsible under the Health Act for investigating environmental issues that are impacting on the health of local residents.
The Shire will provide direction and guidance for the use of CCTV Systems in public places for crime prevention and crime solving as well as the enhancement of the public perception of safety.
We love getting outdoors while the weather is warm. The problem is – so do the mosquitoes. Learn how you can protect you and your family from mosquito bites.
Information about Buruli Ulcers, otherwise known as the Bairnsdale ulcer or Daintree ulcer. Buruli ulcer is a skin disease that occurs on the Mornington Peninsula. Be alert, not alarmed.
Beach Report keeps you informed of the recreational water quality at beaches around Port Phillip Bay through daily forecasts and SMS alerts to let you know whether the water is suitable for swimming.
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