Shire of Mornington Peninsula

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Shire of Mornington Peninsula
Population 144,685 (2011)[1]
 • Density 200.090/km2 (518.23/sq mi)
Established 1994
Area 723.1 km2 (279.2 sq mi)
Mayor Cr Bev Colomb
Council seat Rosebud
Region Victoria (Australia)
State electorate(s) Mornington, Nepean, Hastings
Federal Division(s) Dunkley, Flinders
Website Shire of Mornington Peninsula
LGAs around Shire of Mornington Peninsula:
Port Phillip Frankston Casey
Port Phillip Shire of Mornington Peninsula 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 2011 Census, it has a population of 144,608 people.[1]

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


The current council, as of June 2016, is:[2]

Ward Party Councillor Notes
Briars   Liberal Andrew Dixon[3]
  Independent Anne Shaw
  Independent Bev Colomb
Cerberus   Independent David Garnock
Nepean   Independent Hugh Fraser
  Independent Tim Rodgers
Red Hill   Independent Tim Wood
Seawinds   Independent Antonella Celi
  Independent David Gibb
  Independent Graham Pittock
Watson Vacant

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  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Mornington Peninsula (Local Government Area)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 17 October 2012. 
  2. ^ "Our Councillors - Mornington Peninsula Shire". 
  3. ^ "Our youngest councillor". Mornington Peninsula News. 1 November 2012. Retrieved 4 June 2016. He has been a member of the Mornington branch of the Liberal Party for about three years, but has no ambition for higher office. 

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