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 Bryan Payne
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 2016, is:[2]

Ward Party Councillor Notes
Briars   Independent 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   Independent Julie Edge

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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".
  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