"My vision for the Mornington Peninsula is to value, protect and enhance the characteristics and lifestyle that makes the Mornington Peninsula a very special place for our community to live, work and enjoy their recreation."    
It's Our Peninsula. Our Way of Life
WHAT I WILL ADVOCATE FOR AS YOUR COUNCILLOR:


  • Improvements to our roads, footpaths & pedestrian crossings.
  • Covid-19 Recovery Package & Financial Hardship assistance for ratepayers and business across the Peninsula
  • Construction of Mornington Peninsula Freeway overpass at Jetty Road & improvement to traffic and road safety conditions.
  • Investigate classification of Mornington Peninsula to Regional status.
  • A Performing Arts & Culture Precinct on the southern  Peninsula
  • The relocation and upgrade of youth hub in Rosebud
  • Better public transport services and connections
  • Sound Barriers Dromana to Rosebud;
  • Community safety, health and wellbeing initiatives
  • Advanced Waste Management Technology and Food Organics & Garden Organics (FOGO) pick up
  • Carbon neutral and energy efficient initiatives for the Shire
  • Improvement to Open public spaces for recreation & events
  • Completion of the Peninsula Bay Trail links.
  • Upgrade to Skate Park in Rosebud
  • Upgrade of sports pavilions & recreation reserves across the Seawinds Ward
  • Implementation of the Safety Beach Foreshore Masterplan with upgrades to facilities at Tassels Cove Carpark & Foreshore.
  • Development of the Rosebud Central Activity Node Plan
  • A new pier in Dromana
  • Implementation Hillview Reserve plan for nature based playground
  • Upgrade of community buildings across the Seawinds Ward
  • Social welfare issues for the disadvantaged, marginalised and homeless members of our community.
  • Advocate for Affordable and Crisis Housing for homeless
  • Support for improved library services and facilities.
  • Learning and employment opportunities for young people
  • Economic development strategies for local traders, agricultural producers and tourism operators
  • Protecting the Green Wedge & Tootgarook Wetlands
  • Enforcing planning controls to avoid inappropriate buildings in our townships and maintain neighbourhood character.

WHAT I HAVE ACHIEVED DURING MY CURRENT TERM AS COUNCILLOR:



  • The construction of the Aquatic Centre in Rosebud (Yawa)
  • Adoption of the Shire's Arts and Culture Plan 2020-2024
  • Tootgarook Wetlands Management and Implementation Plan
  • Compulsory Acquisition of 30 hectares of the Tootgarook Wetland in Capel Sound.
  • Trust for Nature Covenant placed on  Tootgarook Wetlands title.
  • Reduction in user fees for community groups, charities and NFP’s for public hall and facility hire
  • New Building for the Woodworkers of the Southern Peninsula and relocation of the Southern Peninsula Amateur Radio Club
  • Men’s Shed for Rosebud and Dromana
  • Upgrade to Maternal & Child Health Centre
  • Upgrade to Preschool Dromana
  • Upgrades to Sports Pavilion at Olympic Park, Rosebud
  • Works at Truemans Rd Reserve: Oval rehabilitation; new cricket nets; new netball courts; upgrade to soccer pitches
  • Grant funding to fully restore the McCrae Lighthouse
  • All Abilities Beach Access Mobi Matting
  • Construction of Footpaths in Dromana, McCrae, Rosebud, Capel Sound & Tootgarook and inclusion of others in MPS Footpath & Pedestrian Network Strategy.
  • Plans to Build a new public toilet in Safety Beach Victoria St.
  • Plans for Drainage & road reconstruction Broadway, Capel Sound
  • Reduction in Bathing Box License Fees

Antonella is an Independent and not a member of a political party.  She works with members of State and Federal Parliament who are interested in ways to invest and achieve the best results for the people of the Mornington Peninsula.