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
Learn more about Mornington Peninsula waterways, water projects, stormwater, groundwater, wastewater / sewage, septic tanks and drainage.
The Mornington Peninsula Shire has been preparing for the potential impacts of climate change for over a decade.
The Mornington Peninsula is home to a rich diversity of flora and fauna including species of regional, state and national significance.
How do I make my home more sustainable and comfortable without spending a fortune? Where do I start to make the greatest impact on my family’s comfort and the environment?
There are many ways to get involved in the community from taking part in a Food Swap to joining a Sustainability Street group or community garden.
Why travel to Melbourne for your school excursions when you can access an environmental education facility right here on the Mornington Peninsula?
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.