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
We undertake fire management works in our bushland, foreshore and roadside reserves. Fire management works aim to reduce fuel hazard and risk to neighbouring properties from potential bushfire.
The Shire conducts planned burns to help protect life, property and the environment from the threat of bushfire and to maintain the health of plants and animals learn more and find out when planned burns are proposed in your area.
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.