Mornington Shire Council is calling for Expressions of Interest from upstanding community members to be part of this important Interim Local Advisory Committee (ILAC).

The aim of the ILAC is to provide a direct communication link between Council and the … Read More

Expression of Interest

Indigenous Education Community Consultation
Mornington Island State School.

Effective working partnerships are integral to the way the Department of Education delivers high quality education. As a result, the department is recruiting members for the Local Community Engagement … Read More

Following Tali Tabuai’s resignation, Council resolved during the April Ordinary Council meeting to hold a by-election to elect a new councillor on Mornington Shire Council.

Interested in in being a candidate? Nominations are NOW OPEN!

Nominations can be lodged at
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The Electoral Commissioner has approved the declaration of Richard Sewter as Mornington Shire Council Mayor, and the Declaration Notice has been published on the ECQ website.

View the declaration here.

Further, the Electoral Commissioner has approved the declaration of … Read More

Proposed Development Notices (Planning Act 2016)

Council advises that submissions are open between 11 March – 3 April 2024, relating to the following Proposed Development.

Proposed Material Change of Use (Multiple Dwelling)

Where: 27 Lardil Street and 911

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❝So you want to be councillor?❞

You can make a difference and represent your community as a councillor or mayor.

The Local Government elections will be held on 16 March 2024. If you’ve ever considered running for council, now’s the

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Have your say 

On 5 June 2023, the Australian and Queensland Governments announced over $160 million to phase-out gillnet fishing in the Great Barrier Reef and to address other high-risk fishing activities. 

Commitments relating to the Queensland Gulf of Carpentaria … Read More

The time has come to cast your vote on the Referendum.

The Australian Constitution is a document that outlines the fundamental principles for the system of government in Australia. The only way to change the Constitution is by holding a … Read More

Council is pleased to share with community and stakeholders the KPMG Final Report on the ‘Independent Audit and Analysis of Government and Government Funded Services Delivered to Mornington Island’.

The report provides information about providers, duplication of efforts, service … Read More

Interested in hearing about what’s going on around our community and the work Council is doing?

Welcome to the first edition of your Council community newsletter, Mornington News, highlighting all the news and achievements happening across Mornington Island. READ IT Read More