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:Safety Beach Rock Revetment Remedial Works

Posted by antonellaceli on March 10, 2021 at 6:00 AM

Work has started to rebuild the rock revetment on the Safety Beach foreshore (at the Sailing Club end).

The Bay Trail has been diverted to allow pedestrian access outside of the work site which is divided by a temporary fence from public access and heavy machinery will be at the location for the next six weeks.

These works will help to protect the foreshore from further erosion that has been seen as the old re...

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Tidy Town Awards 2013 MPS Winners

Posted by antonellaceli on October 13, 2013 at 6:35 AM

The Mornington Peninsula Shire had winners in the following categories at this year's 2013 Tidy Town Awards  held in Wycheproof. :

Congratulations to the following winners:


Litter Prevention - Westernport Secondary College Hastings


Community Action Leadership - Hastings Community House


Gift Fund Prize $1500 - St Josephs Crib Point for Mangrove Regeneration


Hastings and Rye were nominated as Finalists in...

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Point Nepean National Park and Quarantine Station Masterplan

Posted by antonellaceli on April 25, 2013 at 6:15 AM

Point Nepean National Park and Quarantine Station Masterplan.


"The Victorian Government has released the Point Nepean National Park Master Plan and announced its intention to run a commercial Expression of Interest to seek private sector investment in development of the historic Quarantine Station precinct."


In years gone by it was mooted that a National Centre for Coasts and Climate educational facility development headed up by a...

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Tootgarook Wetlands C135 Amendment to the Planning Scheme

Posted by antonellaceli on February 13, 2013 at 9:30 PM

R1038 Tootgarook Wetland (part) –12 St Elmos Close, Rosebud West Rezones from a Residential 1 Zone to a Public Conservation and Resource Zone. Protects the land from inappropriate development. 2. R1040 Former landfill areas:119 Truemans Road, Rosebud West; Applies the Environmental Audit Overlay to land that is potentially contaminated. Council adopted the inclusion of the above items in the Mornington Peninsula Plannin...

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Community Survey on Warringine Park Hastings

Posted by antonellaceli on January 6, 2013 at 8:40 AM

Community Survey on Warringine Park - Hastings Mornington Peninsula - Your feedback is welcome..or if you would like to visit Warringine click on this link to find out how you can meet up with a ranger for a tour and chat.


Working Towards a Tootgarook Wetlands Strategy

Posted by antonellaceli on December 20, 2012 at 7:50 AM

A significant milestone has been reached by the Rosebud West/Tootgarook community with the establishment of two Advisory Committees by Council that will provide a framework for the community and stakeholders to inform and develop a Tootgarook Wetland Strategy. Membership to these Committees will be via Expression of Interest which will take place in 2013.

With mounting environmental and development pressures surrounding the Tootgarook Wetlands, the community sought to ...

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Water Act Review - Community Feedback neeeded

Posted by antonellaceli on December 17, 2012 at 6:35 PM

Tuning into the MAV Water Act Review via Webcast so I can listen in onThe Water Law Review Forum. An opportunity to get an overview of the Water Law review, discuss the key issues being considered and provide an opportunity for comment on any other issues associated with Victoria's water legislation.

Why do we need a Water Law Review?

The Government is carrying out a comp...

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Tootgarook Wetlands on the Mornington Peninsula

Posted by antonellaceli on November 21, 2012 at 11:00 PM

On 12th September, 2012 the Mornington Peninsula Shire sent a letter to the Mr Tony Burke, Minister for Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population & Communitities seeking assistance for the nomination of a RAMSAR listing for the Tootgar...ook Wetlands as per Council reslution on items relating to the Tootgarook Wetlands on the Mornington Peninsula. A response is yet to be received. In the meantime the Mornington Peninsula Shire is proceeding to talk to local & state stakeholders a...

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Dog Walking Review Parks Victoria

Posted by antonellaceli on October 25, 2012 at 6:15 AM

Parks Victoria has released a discussion paper to review dog walking issues that have arisen in the National Parks on the Mornington Peninsula. Dogs that are "off leash" are creating a nuisance and disturbing, harrassing and attacking fauna and wildlife found in our National Parks, especially the protected hooded plover bird species. You can have your say in this review by filling in a feedback form found at this link.

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