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

Mornington Shire Council’s new Service Station is officially open for business.
A big thank you to the Department of State Development, Manufacturing, Infrastructure and Planning for the massive investment into our region, and to all that put in the hard … Read More

Today we bid farewell to one of our team members.
Patrick was on secondment from Hobson Bay City Council for the last 12 months.
As our special project manager, he was responsible for major projects such as the Fuel Station … Read More

Mornington Island residents enjoyed a great evening at Lelka Murrin Tavern while listening to Warren H Williams for most, this was the first cold, alcoholic beverage in a decade.
Mayor Wilson says, “as Mayor of Mornington Shire, it brings me … Read More

Mornington Shire Council recently welcomed Ministerial Champions, Minister of Emergency Services Craig Crawford and Director General of Queensland Health Michael Walsh to the pristine region.

Mayor Bradley Wilson says the visit was positive, with great discussions held.

“It is the … Read More


 

This week acting premier Jackie Trad visited the pristine Wellesley Island region to meet with Mornington Shire Council.
Deputy Mayor Sarah Isaacs said the visit was to support council’s plans to improve health, education and sustainability.
“We are always
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Council is urging residents to be waterwise due to current water storage levels.
Despite the onset of the wet season, the dam level is decreasing rapidly.
Please be waterwise.
Download a copy of Council’s Waterwise brochure HERE
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Did you know, Mornington Shire (Queensland) is one of the only communities without a public swimming pool in Australia.
Swimming pools in Indigenous communities are a valuable community resource for broader benefits to physical health, as well as social well-being.… Read More

Incredible Country muso Kirsty Lee Akers performed on July 6th as part of NAIDOC 2017 – Our Language Matters.
The performance (a first in the remote region since Yothu Yindi toured to Gununa in the 1980’s), followed the well … Read More