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Only an hour’s drive from Melbourne, the Shire of Mornington Peninsula is located south east of the city centre and includes the suburbs of Dromana, Hastings and Arthurs Seat.

The Mornington Peninsula is a popular tourist destination and outing for locals in Melbourne. The Gross Regional Product of the area is over $6 billion and provides 42,000 jobs to its residents. Locals love the world class beaches, recreation centres and wineries.

Find out more at the Mornington Peninsula Shire website

Main Suburbs:
  • Mount Eliza
  • Rosebud
  • Portsea
  • Flinders
  • Hastings

Key industries:
  • Construction
  • Manufacturing
  • Retail

Mornington Peninsula at a glance

60 - 115km
South of Melbourne's city centre
60-90mins
Travel time from the city by car or bus
80 to 150mins
Travel time from the city by train
$903,000
Median house cost (July 2017)
$368,000
Median unit price (July 2017)
29
Primary schools
7
High schools
0
University campuses
$380
Median house rental per week (March 2017)
$318
Median unit rental per week (March 2017)

Education

Find an early childhood service or school at the Department of Education and Early Childhood development website or find out more about education and preschool.

Access the Victorian Skills Gateway to find local Vocational Education and Training (VET) providers. This includes public TAFE institutions, adult community education and private VET providers.

Health

To locate a hospital in this area, use the interactive maps provided on the Victorian Government’s Health.vic website.

Visit the Better Health Channel's health services directory for more health care information and services.

Where are most migrants from?

Flag of England 7.5%
England
Flag of NZ 1.4%
New Zealand
Flag of Scotland 1.0%
Scotland
Flag of Italy 0.7%
Italy
Flag of Germany 0.6%
Germany

Top five languages other than English

1.0%
Italian
0.7%
Greek
0.4%
German
Flag of Italy 0.3%
Mandarin
0.2%
French
Sources:

House and unit prices: Home Price Guide.
Rental prices: Department of Health and Human Services Rental Report 
Cultural groups: Census 2016, ABS

More information: To find a local real estate agent, visit the REIV agent directory.