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 Landcare on the Mornington Peninsula including current projects, how to get involved and information for small rural property owners.
Learn more about what Friends Groups of Bushland Reserves do, and how you can get involved.
Are you a resident interested in local conservation groups? Check out our directory of local environment-focused organisations on the Mornington Peninsula.
Too many lemons and not enough parsley? Why not take part in a Home Harvest Exchange.
Community gardens are where people can come together to grow fresh food, to learn and share gardening skills, relax and make new friends around a sustainable and inviting community garden.
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.