Mornington Library Cafe
The lease for the Mornington Library Café is open to new applicants for the first time in 10 years.
The lease for the Mornington Library Café is open to new applicants for the first time in 10 years.
We are improving the way we offer community funding to ensure the process is fairer, more transparent and equitable.
The draft Policy outlines the procedures and policy for reimbursement of out-of-pocket expenses for councillors and members of delegated committees.
Mornington Peninsula Shire is hosting the 2023 Australian Local Government Women’s Association (ALGWA) National Conference
The Shire is working to improve disability access and access for the aged in homes, community places and infrastructure on the Mornington Peninsula.
We are updating our Private Works on Nature Strips and Road Reserves Policy as well as our Township Street Tree and Vegetation Policy.
We’re pleased to announce a new community bike park is being planned at RW Stone Reserve, Somers.
This draft Policy sets out our commitment to openness and transparency in decision-making processes and describes how information will be made available to the public.
We’re about to start working on a Master Plan for Hastings foreshore and will explore the opportunities available to the area.
We invited you to vote on making the Rosebud Placemaking and Activation Project permanent.
The Briars Master Plan was developed with a range of stakeholders, which protects, enhances and celebrates the natural, cultural and heritage beauty of the site.
You’re invited to provide your thoughts on our draft Place Naming Policy.
Where should Council focus its efforts over the next four years?
Help us protect our Green Wedge and better support our rural businesses and populations by recognising the Mornington Peninsula Shire as a Peri-Regional area.
We are working towards fixing the missing links making Mornington Peninsula one of the world’s great cycling and walking destinations.
Help us to protect and enhance the Briars – a precious community asset and tourism attraction for residents and visitors.
Help us better manage our coastline, build resilience to climate change and ensure our community can continue to enjoy our beaches and piers.
We are asking for $50 million towards the Department of Transport (DoT) proposed upgrades to Mornington Tyabb Road, as part of the development of an east – west corridor
A new shared soccer, football, cricket and netball pavilion
Help the Mornington Peninsula secure a high-quality alternative water supply for agriculture and other uses through recycled water supply infrastructure upgrades.
Extension of the Frankston medical and education precinct to Rosebud.
Urgent funding for crisis accommodation on the Mornington Peninsula
$2.5 million for a planning/feasibility study and business case to help us understand the current and future road transport needs of our community.
Urgent investment in sustainably built social and affordable housing.
Help us elevate the Mornington Peninsula’s reputation as an arts and culture destination.
Funding to improve mobile coverage
Consultation on Clothing Optional Policy at Sunnyside North Beach
Help shape the future of Rosebud Foreshore
Amendment C270morn proposes to protect the Mornington Peninsula Green Wedge from inappropriate development by rezoning several sites across the Shire.
C271morn proposes changes to planning controls affecting coastal and inland areas around Westernport Bay. C282morn proposes changes to the existing DDO21.
Council acknowledges the $225 million funding commitment to extending the electric rail service from Frankston to Baxter.
The Shire is committed to improving road safety outcomes for all road users.
The Mornington Peninsula has the second lowest provision of public transport per person in metropolitan Melbourne.
Mornington Peninsula Shire is requesting that Government adopt a more tailored approach to ease restrictions in our region.
Storm clean-up is still going strong
We are developing Coastal and Marine Management Plans (CMMPs) for three communities: Flinders, Mount Eliza and Portsea.
Bass Coast Shire, Mornington Peninsula Shire and the Victorian Government to determine the viability of a vehicle ferry service between Stony Point and Phillip Island.
This summer when you are visiting Peninsula beaches, be sure to treat our precious environment with care and show respect for those around us.
We’re setting up a new Citizens’ Panel 2022 to help us make better and more informed decisions.
We are seeking feedback on what type of memorials you think are appropriate in various locations and how long they should be in place.
We've been working with our volunteer coastal advisory groups and beach patrol groups to establish a beach cleaning regime across our Port Phillip Bay beaches.
We are reviewing safety and amenity for pedestrians and cyclists at four locations on the Mornington Peninsula.
The Wastewater Management Policy has been reviewed and updated. This policy aims is to reduce environmental and public health impacts caused by wastewater systems.
The Shire welcomes the decision by Ross Trust and Hillview Quarries not to proceed with a plan to re-open the former Pioneer Quarry in Dromana.
We're working with our community to restore Fenton Hall. Let us know your views about Fenton Hall to ensure community needs are reflected in the planning process
The Mount Martha Eco Park Active hub will deliver a new recreational facility that combines play and recreation.
Help shape the future of affordable housing.
How was 262 days of lockdown for you?
We’re starting to create a Universal Design Policy for life on our Peninsula.
A new athletics and soccer pavilion is coming to Civic Reserve, Mornington!
The Narambi Reserve Master Plan will provide much needed new sporting facilities in Mornington.
Upgrades to the public amenities at Flinders Park Reserve is now one step closer to become a reality. We’re now ready to show you the final concept plans!
Have your say on the Shire's 2022-23 budget
Sign up for the Mornington Peninsula Shire’s Family Adventure Challenge to win prizes including a family weekend away and passes to local attractions.
The General Purposes Local Law and Consumption of Liquor Local Law are up for review and we want feedback on the issues you want Council to enforce on the Peninsula.
An exciting new youth hub is being designed and built at Olympic Park, Rosebud as a much-needed facility for our young people on the Southern Peninsula.
These works will improve traffic and pedestrian safety as part of a major upgrade in Mount Eliza.
The draft Concept Plan outlines a shared vision for the development of the reserve and how we would like to upgrade the reserve to accommodate community needs.
Join us to celebrate National Children’s Week 2021
Want to explore and enjoy the Mornington Peninsula and give local tourism operators a much-needed boost?
We have developed a Music Plan to support and grow an active, rich and diverse music culture on the Peninsula.
The amendment proposes to apply a new Heritage Overlay or revise an existing heritage overlay to four places in Shoreham, Merricks North and Rosebud.
An amendment to rezone all Special Use Zone – Schedule 4 land located outside the Urban Growth Boundary and within Mornington Peninsula’s Green Wedge to the GWZ.
This strategy sets out how to manage flood risks, before, during and after flood.
Our draft Integrated Water Management Plan addresses climate change, urbanisation, population growth, greater demands for food, and changing land and water use.
A combined amendment to facilitate a 250 lot residential subdivision, a 6.99ha conservation area, public open space and associated infrastructure.
The Shire is working with community groups to improve the energy efficiency in the buildings they operate
We are committed to fostering a thriving local food economy, sustainable farming practices, enhancing biodiversity and adopting circular economy principles.
Young artists share how COVID has impacted their lives, their families and their community.
We want to know what resources are readily used to find out about volunteering in our community and how community organisations are finding their volunteers.
Our state significant heritage lighthouse in McCrae requires restoration works.
Refreshing and upgrading sports facilities at Bunguyan Reserve, Tyabb
We're delivering road safety upgrades in Sorrento, which will see improved traffic safety in the vicinity of the ferry terminal.
Heritage Awards recognise those in our community who have demonstrated excellence in retention, restoration, enhancement, interpretation and reuse of our heritage places.
Improving stormwater management in private development.
Mornington Peninsula Shire is calling on State Government to protect the famed spider crab aggregation during their annual moulting event in southern Port Phillip Bay.
The Shire is working with local community groups and Peninsula Health to make the Peninsula smoke free.
An amendment to introduce a Parking Overlay to the Planning Scheme and apply a new schedule to the core commercial areas of Hastings, Mornington and Rosebud.
The Shire's Solar and Energy Bulk Buy Program assists you to access discounted solar, batteries, hot water heat pumps and energy-efficient reverse cycle air conditions.
Amendment C232 proposes to introduce a Local Planning Policy into the Planning Scheme to provide guidance for Environmentally Sustainable Development (ESD).
Willum Warrain in Hastings is a place where the local Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island community can gather to explore identity and cultural heritage.
We are amending our Governance Rules.
Mornington Peninsula Shire manages 1,712km of roads. We are responsible for inspecting, maintaining and repairing our public roads at all times.
As part of the Sorrento Masterplan we are underway with planning Sorrento’s new coastal precinct including Websters Corner, Sullivan Bay and Western Sister.
New residential zones and updated design controls to protect neighbourhood character whilst the Shire continues to meet existing and future housing needs.
We are calling for Expressions of Interest from qualified visual artists or art collectives to create a public artwork as part of our Graffiti Prevention Mural Project.
We are investigating whether further planning controls are needed to better protect the environmental values of the Balcombe Estuary Reserves.
Planning Scheme Amendment C267morn seeks to correct various ordinance and zoning anomalies and removes redundant provisions from the Mornington Peninsula Planning Scheme.
Provide your input on the Domestic Animal Management Plan and help balance the needs of pet owners with the needs of the rest of our community.
This trial is a great step towards making our roads safer, especially as we are tragically one of Victoria’s worst municipalities for road deaths.
This is your opportunity to Shape the future of the Peninsula.
Alexandra Park Pavilion Redevelopment (275 Main Street, Mornington) – Amendment C263morn and Planning Permit Application CP19/001
The awards recognise an initiative, club, business, service or person that contributes to building a stronger local community for older people on the Peninsula.
The Mayor’s Short Story Writing Awards aim to encourage emerging writers living on the Mornington Peninsula and celebrate our diverse regional talent.
An amendment to protect the ecological significance of Tootgarook Wetland.
An accessible beach matting trial in Sorrento
From July 2021, residents with a green waste bin will be able to add their food waste.
Working with community to explore social pressures on men and boys and how we can work together to improve the health and wellbeing of the community.
With the introduction of two years of funded kindergarten starting next year, we are surveying families on the 2023 Priority of Access / Allocation Criteria.
Planning Scheme Amendment C269morn proposes to implement the Baxter and Somerville Structure Plans.
We are reviewing our library book delivery services and seek your input to help us shape the next phase of book delivery and related services.
Planning Scheme Amendment C228morn proposes to introduce planning scheme changes to 146-152 Bungower Road, Mornington
This Planning Scheme Amendment C275morn seeks to implement the Rye Urban Design Guidelines through the introduction of a Design and Development Overlay.
Mornington Peninsula Shire is committed to recycling! Our recycling goes to Polytrade to be sorted, baled and sent to manufacturers to be made into new products.
Gardens for Wildlife is a network of community groups and councils working together to care for the native plants and animals of our communities.
Children and young people on the Mornington Peninsula have embraced a new hobby – building bike jumps and tracks in their neighbourhoods.
The Shire is paving the way for extended outdoor dining to support local traders as COVID-19 restrictions ease this spring and summer.
Dromana Town Centre Planning Scheme Amendment (C224morn).
Help shape our 2021-22 Shire Budget and guide the future direction of Shire delivered community programs, projects and initiatives.
Mornington Peninsula Shire will receive $2.25 million towards the Flinders Civic Hall redevelopment through the state government’s expanded Growing Suburbs Fund.
To supply high-quality alternate water for agriculture and public open spaces across the Mornington Peninsula’s hinterland region.
Council is working with the community to plan how parking will be provided across Hastings, Mornington and Rosebud in the future.
Successful grant funding through the State Government’s Growing Suburbs Fund will assist in the delivery of the new home for the Mornington Community House.
The boat ramp at Hastings requires upgrading to meet best practice standards and to provide access for all tide heights.
If approved, the proposed Gas Import Jetty and Pipeline project will import liquefied natural gas at Crib Point and transfer it to the Victorian Transmission System.
The Community Engagement Strategy & Policy will act as a guide to how we provide opportunities for the community to play a more meaningful role in decision making.
The new Aquatic Centre in Rosebud, with a 50m lap pool, cafe, gym and other features is now open!
The Shire looks forward to working with residents, the community, businesses and industries to progressively implement the Beyond Zero Waste Strategy.
The Rye Township Plan sets the strategic vision and direction for the improvement of the foreshore, streetscape and town centre of Rye.
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Mornington Peninsula Shire acknowledges and pays respect to the Bunurong/Boon Wurrung people, the Traditional Custodians of these lands and waters.