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

Mornington Shire Council (“Council”) has adopted a Wandering Horses Strategy.

This Strategy aims to address the issue of wandering horses in the community by either relocating them to Council’s Designated Horse Enclosure or by relocating the animal to … Read More


Mornington Shire Council (“Council”) wishes to advise the community that it will be seizing all horses that are found wandering at large and impounding them at Council’s Horse Enclosure Area.

Mustering will be carried … Read More


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The Hon Linda Burney MP

Minister for Indigenous Australians


Mayor Kyle Yanner

Mayor of Mornington Shire



The young people of Mornington Island will get

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Tourism on Mornington Island is set to get a much-needed injection of accommodation supply, after Mornington Shire Council was awarded $2million in funding to support the Island’s motel expansion.

With motel accommodation on the Island regularly sitting at 100% capacity, … Read More

Mornington Shire Council’s commitment to creating sustainable systems and improving the employment, training and wellbeing opportunities for community, have taken a giant leap, with the commencement of works on the ‘Mornington Island Council Administration Centre’.

Mayor Kyle Yanner is happy … Read More

Take the time to watch this story by The Feed on SBS covering the damage that home brew is having on our island’s people,
and our work to see a liquor licence reinstated as we continue negotiations with the Queensland … Read More

It is with pleasure that I present the Mornington Shire Council’s Budget for 2021/22 Financial Year.

Council finished the 2020/21 Financial Year with an estimated operational deficit of some 9% of total operational income.This compares to an average five-year operational

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Mornington Shire Council Councillor David Barnes recently spoke to the ABC, hopeful that Council was “months” away from having a community tavern re-opened to serve legally-produced alcohol at specific times in restricted quantities.

He said the alcohol prohibition had had … Read More