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 how we bring together the many different aspects of the water cycle - demand, harvesting, reuse, conservation and treatment to holistically manage this important resource.
What you can do to save water in your home, property or business.
All you need to know about stormwater, water sensitive urban design, soak pits and drainage.
Within the Mornington Peninsula Shire groundwater is found in the Port Phillip and Western Port groundwater basins. This groundwater is used for irrigation, stock watering and garden watering.
Domestic wastewater disposal is an important environmental issue on the Mornington Peninsula with many properties across the Peninsula relying on septic tank systems to dispose of their wastewater.
Drainage & Flood Mapping The Shire has committed to manage the impact of more frequent and intense storm events through drainage improvements and flood prone mapping.
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.