Mornington Peninsula Shire Council
90 Besgrove Street, ROSEBUD 3939
Private Bag 1000, ROSEBUD 3939
1300 850 600
03 5986 6696
The Mornington Peninsula Shire is a boot-shaped promotory separating Port Phillip and Western Port Bays, over 40 kms to the south east of Melbourne. It is almost surrounded by the sea, with coastal boundaries of over 190 kilometres. It is a mixture of urban areas, resort towns, tourist development and rural land. The Peninsula is one of the major holiday and retirement areas for Melbourne. It includes the industrial and port area of Hastings, as well as natural attractions like Cape Schanck and Point Nepean National Park. The main industries include iron and steel manufacturing, building construction.
Arthurs Seat, Balnarring, Balnarring Beach, Baxter, Bittern, Blairgowrie, Boneo, Cape Schanck, Crib Point, Dromana, Fingal, Flinders, Hastings, HMAS Cerberus, Kunyung, Main Ridge, McCrae, Merricks, Merricks Beach, Merricks North, Moorooduc, Mornington, Mount Eliza, Mount Martha, Pearcedale, Point Leo, Portsea, Red Hill, Red Hill South, Rosebud, Rosebud West, Rye, Safety Beach, Shoreham, Somers, Somerville, Sorrento, St Andrews Beach, Tootgarook, Tuerong and Tyabb.
For a detailed map showing shire boundaries and locality names, visit VICNAMES.
Area & PopulationPopulation Projections - Estimated Resident Population (ERP)
|723 sq km
Mornington Peninsula Shire Council is a subdivided municipality consisting of 6 wards and 11 councillors.
Councillors are elected through preferential voting.
Since 2008, all Victorian councillors serve a four year term. The next general election is in October 2016.
The council's independent Electoral Representation Review was conducted prior to the 2012 elections.
Visit the Guide for more information on Council Elections.
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11 Councillors elected in October 2012.
Briars - Cr Bev Colomb
Briars - Cr Andrew Dixon
Briars - Cr Anne Shaw
Cerberus - Cr David Garnock
Nepean - Cr Hugh Fraser
Nepean - Cr Tim Rodgers
Red Hill - Cr Frank Martin
Seawinds - Cr Antonella Celi
Seawinds - Cr David Gibb
Seawinds - Cr Graham Pittock
Watsons - Cr Lynn Bowden (Mayor 2012-13)
Chief Executive Officer
Dr Michael Kennedy
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