Information about how to support Victorians impacted by the 2019/2020 Bushfire Emergency.
Information about power outages, emergency contacts, latest fire and emergency information, emergency markers and bushfire places of last resort.
Fire Restrictions are now in force. During this time burning off is prohibited. If you have questions relating to burning off please feel free to call 5950 1050 to speak with the Municipal Fire Prevention Officer.
It’s important to plan ahead and consider how you can look after yourself, your loved ones and treasured pets when extreme heat hits.
Further information about the Fire Prevention Inspection Program and Fire Prevention Notices, including the Fire Management Contractors list, weeds brochure and other resources.
Bushfire Places of Last Resort are a place of last resort for people during bushfire. Learn more about the Bushfire Neighbourhood Safer Places and their locations on the Mornington Peninsula.
We strongly recommend residents prepare and maintain their property in a ‘fire ready condition’, the Shire conducts a Fire Prevention Inspection Program. Learn more...
Are you prepared for an emergency? Your safety is your responsibility. This page can help you prepare for an emergency ahead of time.
The Shire undertakes fire management in our bushland, foreshore and road reserves. Fire management works aim to reduce fuel hazard and risk to neighbouring property from potential bushfire. The Shire also conducts planned burns.
Emergency markers look like a street signs with white text on a green background.
Learn about the Shire's Municipal Emergency Management Plan, and the Municipal Fire Management Plan
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