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Welcome to The Committee for Mornington Peninsula

We all love living and working on the Peninsula. Our future centres on creating opportunities and the best living conditions for every generation. To meet this need, we can and must do a better job at attracting State and Federal Government funding support, policy attention and sustainable investment.

Whilst not immediately evident to all, there are very real social and economic challenges our community faces, and it is only with all of us bringing our best contribution forward can we hope to have front-of-mind with decision makers and to secure positive action to see them addressed.

Thinking Ahead

Our approach is to be future focused and research and evidence based to ensure our work is strongly directed at driving, developing and safeguarding the future prosperity and sustainability of the Mornington Peninsula and the region.

Influence

As an independent, membership-based organisation we work collaboratively with stakeholders, opinion leaders, influencers and policy makers to support our regions development.

Leadership

It is our intent to have a membership base of local, national and international organisations and individuals who set aside commercial gain, sectoral interests and personal perspectives to provide a united voice on the issues facing the Mornington Peninsula.

Current Members

Our current member body includes leading businesses from a wide variety of sectors, and
we especially thank our Platinum Members for their positive contribution and investment in the region.

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Why are we important?

The Committee for Mornington Peninsula has been formed because we need to work with our community and all levels of government to address our challenges.

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Our Purpose

The purpose of the Association is to be an independent, member-based organisation committed to leading and influencing long-term outcomes and contributing to the strategic objectives for the broader Mornington Peninsula.

The Association works beyond electoral cycles and partisan politics with the aim of enhancing the social, economic and environmental sustainability to improve livability, growth and sustainability of the region.


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Our Latest News



CfMP Welcomes Cr Susan Bissinger as the Newest Nepean Ward Councillor

The Committee for Mornington Peninsula welcomes the election of Cr Susan Bissinger as a Nepean Ward Councillor, as announced today by the Mornington Peninsula Shire Council.


Member Briefing and Networking Event

Committee for Mornington Peninsula members were invited to gather for first time since COVID restrictions began to launch our Post-COVID Plan for the Peninsula.


Committee for Mornington Peninsula Post-COVID Plan for the Peninsula

The Committee for Mornington Peninsula is excited to release our Post-COVID Plan for the Peninsula, officially launched at our Members Event on Thursday 25 March.

Based on our foundational policy pillars established in 2019, the Committee's revised Post-COVID Plan reflects emerging changes in long-term community needs due to the ongoing effects of COVID-19 on our region's economy.

This Plan will form the structure of our ongoing advocacy to government at all levels for improved investment and policy outcomes for the Mornington Peninsula.

You can view a copy of the Plan here:


Farewell to the Hon Bruce Billson from the Committee for Mornington Peninsula

11 March 2021

The Committee for Mornington Peninsula congratulates the Hon Bruce Billson on his appointment as Australia’s Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman.


Reignited Push for Regional Designation for Mornington Peninsula

Following the Premier's confirmation that if Lockdown 3 were to be extended, he would once again divide regional Victoria and metropolitan Melbourne, the Committee for Mornington Peninsula has again called for the Peninsula to be considered regional.

Read the full Herald Sun Leader article below.


Response to Premier's Announcement of Third Lockdown

Today’s announcement by the Premier of a third lockdown is a devastating blow to Victorian communities and businesses, including those on the Mornington Peninsula.


Planning for Melbourne's Green Wedges and Agricultural Land Review


Mornington Peninsula's Inclusion In Regional VIC Tourism Support Scheme

The Committee for Mornington Peninsula commends the Victorian Government’s decision to include the region in the $28 million regional Victoria voucher scheme as part of this week’s Budget.


No clarity from the Government on restrictions for the Mornington Peninsula

At Tuesdays COVID-19 update the Premier Daniel Andrews told journalists he would have announcements to make tomorrow regarding the Mornington Peninsula – unfortunately the only announcements made on Wednesday related to roadblocks and the Mornington Peninsula continues to be in “no man’s land”.