Link for Media Release Proposed Kaufland Development at Bata Site Mornington. Please See P.12 of the Mornington News newspaper !

If you are concerned about this development please contact your local MP or go to
Mornington Peninsula Shire Website for information on how to write an objection.
Panel members of the Advisory Committee: (cvs. Available on line)
Kathy Mitchell (Chair) ;Rodger Eade (Deputy Chair); William O’Neil (Deputy Chair);
Suzanne Barker; Kate Partenio
This information is on the site.
Re 1158 Nepean Highway, Mornington
Exhibition details will be made available soon.
Directions Hearing
The purpose of the Directions Hearing is to:
consider any preliminary or procedural issues and give directions about the conduct of the Hearing including the exchange of any expert witness reports
make arrangements for the Hearing, including the Timetable and Hearing venue
answer any questions people may have about the Hearing.
Public Hearing
A Public Hearing will be held to provide the opportunity to parties that have lodged a submission to make a more detailed submission to the Advisory Committee. Hearing dates are to be confirmed.
The Advisory Committee is required to submit its report/s in writing to the Minister for planning as soon as practicable but no later than 20 business days from the completion of its Public Hearing.
Let the state government know what you think via email

Submissions and Viewing of Green Wedge Management Plan

Council has prepared the draft  Green Wedge Management Plan 2018 ,which identifies a long-term vision, objectives and actions for the sustainable use and development of the Mornington Peninsula’s rural Green Wedge

The draft Plan is now on public exhibition and Council is inviting submissions for agencies and the community. The draft Plan can be viewed online at :

or viewed at the Shire offices: Mornington, Hastings, Rosebud and Somerville

The period for submissions closes at 5 pm, Friday 3 August 2018.

Submissions may be made:

Online ( using an online form) at  ; or

By Email: ; or

By post:

Attention: Allan Cowley

Re: Green Wedge Management Plan Mornington Peninsula Shire

Private Bag 1000,

Rosebud, Victoria, 3939

Please note that, unless marked Confidential, submissions may be made public and form part of the public record, for more information visit:

For further information please contact the Shire’s Planning Support team  by email via or phone  5950 1010.

You also are welcome to attend drop-in information sessions:

Tuesday 10 July

2 – 4pm & 6 – 7.30pm Mornington Library, Vancouver Street

Thursday 12 July

2 – 4pm & 6 – 7.30pm Hastings Community Hub, 1973 Frankston- Flinders Road

Wednesday 18 July

2 – 4pm & 6 – 7.30pm Main Ridge Community Hall, Main Creek Road


Mills Beach Working Bee Dates 2018

Month          Year  Day             Date

June            2018   Sunday         17

July             2018   Sunday         15

August         2018   Sunday         19

September   2018   Sunday         16

October       2018   Sunday         21

November    2018   Sunday         18

December    2018   Sunday         16

January        2019   Sunday         20

February      2019   Sunday         17

March          2019   Sunday         17

April            2019   Sunday         21

May             2019   Sunday         19

June            2019   Sunday         16

Beach Patrol 3931 – Volunteers Needed

Mornington Environment Association (MEA) is looking to expand our activities to include BeachPatrol3931.
We are asking for volunteers to join us ONCE A MONTH for approximately 1-2 hours to help keep our beaches clean. Postcode 3931 includes Fisherman’s Beach, Mother’s Beach, Shire Hall Beach and Mills Beach. T-shirts and cleaning equipment will be provided.
For those of you that care about the environment and the community area you live in please help us set this project up.
Micro Plastics are killing our marine life!

Please contact us at or Jill on 0414916689

Plastic Bags

Mornington: “Daily walk sparks call for bag ban”
This news item is a Clean Up Australia Day article. MPNG 28 Feb 2017
See link below.

  • Queensland is going to go Plastic Bag Free. Lightweight bags are already banned in SA, NT, ACT, Tas.
    The link below gives access to this item on a page of the Tangaroa Blue site of the Australian Marine Debris organisation.