Mornington

Labor Refuses Peninsula Landscape Protection

08 Aug 2018

Mr MORRIS (Mornington) — When I first entered this Parliament almost 12 years ago, one of my first statements identified the threat that the Bracks’ government's planning policies posed to the distinctive character of the Mornington Peninsula.

More than a decade on, nothing has changed.

Mornington

Peninsula Planning – Sensible Controls or Lost Forever?

08 May 2018

MR MORRIS (Mornington) (13:52:29) — I rise this afternoon to congratulate the Mornington Peninsula shire on the strong campaign they have launched against this government's reckless disregard for our peninsula, its disregard for the amenity of peninsula residents and its disregard for the enjoyment the peninsula gives to the many thousands of...

Mornington

Mornington Peninsula Planning

14 Nov 2017

Mr MORRIS (Mornington) (15:40:13) — For almost 40 years the green break between Mount Eliza and Mornington has endured, but not without challenge. Only two weeks ago the trustees of the RM Ansett Trust advertised for expressions of interest for the remaining 22.3 hectares of land from Sir Reginald's estate. The land is zoned green wedge...

Parliament

Minister Uninformed on Peninsula Planning Issues

23 Aug 2017

I raise a matter for the Minister for Planning, and the action I seek is that he take immediate action to ensure that his recent changes to the general residential zone within the Mornington Peninsula planning scheme are suspended until such time as the Mornington Peninsula Housing and Settlement Strategy...

Mornington

Peninsula Planning

16 Jun 2017

For most of the second half of the 20th century there was bipartisanship for sensible
planning on the Mornington Peninsula. Successive generations recognised that
growth was both welcome and inevitable, but that if it was to occur it had to be
managed properly to ensure that the special character of our Peninsula was...