Shire of Mornington Peninsula

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Mornington Peninsula Shire
Population154,999 (2016 census)[1] (40th)
 • Density214.353/km2 (555.17/sq mi)
Area723.1 km2 (279.2 sq mi)
MayorCr David Gill [1]
Council seatRosebud
RegionVictoria (Australia)
State electorate(s)Mornington, Nepean, Hastings
Federal Division(s)Dunkley, Flinders
WebsiteMornington Peninsula Shire
LGAs around Mornington Peninsula Shire:
Port Phillip Frankston Casey
Port Phillip Mornington Peninsula Shire Western Port
Bass Strait Bass Strait Bass Strait
Sign marking entrance to the Shire, near Baxter.

The Shire of Mornington Peninsula is a local government area in Victoria, Australia. It is located to the south of the city of Melbourne on the Mornington Peninsula, it has an area of 723 square kilometres. According to the 2016 Census, it has a population of 154,999 people.[1]

The Mornington Peninsula Shire came into existence on 15 December 1994 when the state government amalgamated the previous Shires of Flinders, Hastings and Mornington.


The current council, as of November 2018, is:[2]

Ward Party Councillor Notes
Briars   Independent Cr Sam Hearn
  Independent Cr Bev Colomb
  Independent Cr Rosie Clark
Cerberus   Independent Cr Kate Roper
Nepean   Independent Cr Hugh Fraser
  Independent Cr Bryan Payne
Red Hill   Independent Cr David Gill
Seawinds   Independent Cr Antonella Celi
  Independent Cr Simon Brooks
  Independent Cr Frank Martin
Watson   Independent Cr Julie Morris

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  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Mornington Peninsula (S)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 15 November 2017. Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ "Our Councillors - Mornington Peninsula Shire".

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Coordinates: 38°26′S 145°00′E / 38.433°S 145.000°E / -38.433; 145.000