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The Mornington electoral district is an outer metropolitan and rural fringe electorate located approximately 46 kilometres south-east of Melbourne.

The district includes the towns of Mount Eliza, Mount Martha, Moorooduc and Mornington.

David Morris was elected to represent the Legislative Assembly district in November 2006, and re-elected in 2010, 2014 and 2018

Click here to visit the Victorian Electoral Commission (VEC) website or click here to download a map of the district.

flying over the Mornington peninsula, the Pier in Mount Eliza
Mount Eliza
Bathing box beach house in the late afternoon sun, Mornington Australia 2018
Mornington
Aerial panorama of playground and park near Mornington Pier with surrounding residential area in Melbourne, Australia
Mornington Foreshore
Moored boats near Mornington Pier at sunrise
Mornington Pier
Green harvested field and rural road - aerial landscape
Moorooduc
Aerial view of picturesque beach huts on Mills Beach in Mornington, Victoria, Australia
Mornington Beach
Mount Martha
Mount Martha

Local News

Mornington’s share of the State Budget – Not a whole lot!

In a welcome departure from its usual habit of ignoring the Mornington Electorate in the State Budget the Victorian Government has finally funded two desperately needed local projects. After more than ten years of campaigning
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Peninsula Housing Crisis Continues

Legislative Assembly 7 June 2022 Mr MORRIS (Mornington) (12:53): Just under a month ago I raised the housing crisis that we have on the Mornington Peninsula. At the time I made the point that we
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Spending Trebled,
Debt heading towards $170 billion,
another Labor Budget

Legislative Assembly 25 May 2022 Mr MORRIS (Mornington) (18:19): It is great to have the opportunity to join this debate on the Appropriation (2022–2023) Bill 2022 and Appropriation (Parliament 2022–2023) Bill 2022. This is my 16th budget, and
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Federal Election 2022

Legislative Assembly 24 May 2022 Mr MORRIS (Mornington) (12:52): On Saturday, 21 May, Australians went to the polls. The outcome of that contest was a change of government—a peaceful change in what have been somewhat turbulent
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Public Housing – Well located Slums are still Slums

Legislative Assembly 12 May 2022 Mr MORRIS (Mornington) (10:07): We have a housing crisis on the Mornington Peninsula. We have the sixth-largest number of rough sleepers in the state. We have low—in fact extremely low—vacancy rates
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Call in Second Retirement Village Application Now!

Legislative Assembly 3 May 2022 Mr MORRIS (Mornington) (19:20): (6344) My adjournment matter this evening is directed to the Minister for Planning, and the action I am seeking from the Minister for Planning is that
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“CALL IN RETIREMENT VILLAGE APPLICATION”
MORRIS TELLS PLANNING MINISTER

Mornington MP, David Morris, has demanded the Minister for Planning “call in” and reject the application for planning approval for a retirement village in Kunyung Road, Mount Eliza. The first application lodged for the land
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