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Funding Announced for Youth Hub - Rosebud

Posted by antonellaceli on April 16, 2021 at 2:05 AM

A very welcome Growing Suburbs funding announcement of $4.3M for the integrated Youth Hub in Rosebud


When people and organisations come together for a common vision and keep at it over the many years, great projects are realised for our community.


“This integrated youth hub sets a precedent for the delivery of mental health & wellbeing services, programs and activities to our l...

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Broadway Avenue, Capel Sound 1.5M Road Construction

Posted by antonellaceli on October 18, 2020 at 9:45 AM

Roads to Recovery Grant of $1.5M from the Federal Government for

Broadway, Capel Sound Road Construction

After many years of receiving community feedback about the appalling condiition of the road on Broadyway, Capel Sound and lodging that feedback into the Shire system,  I am very pleased t...

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Metro Melbourne or Regional For the Mornington Peninsula?

Posted by antonellaceli on October 10, 2020 at 8:10 AM

This question requires a two-fold answer:

1. Short term under Covid-19 Restrictions and Directions:


The impact by Covid-19 restrictions with the Shire classified as metro-Melbourne "Stage 2 restriction type zone" has meant that we have had to endure delays in business reopening and sustained economic loss over the many months since March.

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Missing Bay Trail Link: Anthony's Nose

Posted by antonellaceli on October 6, 2020 at 6:40 AM

 Missing Bay Trail Link: Anthony's Nose

With a length of 750m, the existing track along the seawall just beyond Anthony's Nose boat ramp is one of the significant "missing links" in the Peninsula Bay Trail - Priority Trail Link 2 section.

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What I have achieved during my current term as Councillor 2010-2016

Posted by antonellaceli on October 5, 2016 at 8:45 AM

A Councillor since 2010 I have worked to achieve many outcomes for the community of the Mornington Peninsula Shire.

•$5.4M investment into Destination Rosebud improvements Jetty Rd precinct, Village Green, Sound Shell, Rosebud streetscape

•Support for the Mornington Peninsula Localised Planning Statement that was the first of four statements to be finalised by the State Government and introduced under Ministerial Direction No. 17 Localised Planning


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Advocating for Community Needs

Posted by antonellaceli on September 28, 2016 at 7:20 AM

During my term as Councillor of the Seawinds Ward (2010-2016) I have advocated on your behalf to make sure that local government resources are matched to community needs. With your support I can continue with the good work on behalf of our community. Council achievements during my term as Councillor: $5.4M investment into Destination Rosebud improvement...

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The Reserve at Marshall & Leonards St Tootgarook

Posted by antonellaceli on December 20, 2012 at 7:55 AM

In 2010 residents were concerned about the state of their local reserve at Marshall St, Tootgarook. It was open space so cars would drive on through, rubbish was being dumped there and the vegetation was overgrown. I was approached by the community to do something about it, so with the support of Council officers attention was given to finding a solution in consultation with residents who live there. During the last two years South East Water has used the site as their depot while they were d...

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ALGA Case for Change: Constitutional Recognition for Local Government

Posted by antonellaceli on November 29, 2012 at 9:10 PM

"Why local government needs to be recognised in the Australian Constitution" the ALGA Case for Change.. The campaign is well underway with the establishment of the Joint Parliamentary Committee to look into the possibility of establishing ...a referendum for the National Constitutional Recognition for Local Government. The direct funding of Local Government by the Federal government will provide more options for revenue raising for Local Government .. this is a good thing because it would all...

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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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Draft Waste Management and Resource Recovery Policy

Posted by antonellaceli on October 29, 2012 at 9:15 AM

Have your Say: Waste Policy Review:

The Draft Victorian Waste & Resource Recovery Policy has been released. The public is invited to make submissions until 5pm, Friday 23 November 2012.