Welcome to Murray River Council

Office hours over the holiday period

Murray River Council’s offices and depots will be closed for the holiday period from 12.00 noon Friday 23 December and will reopen for normal business hours on Tuesday 3 January 2017.

Kerbside waste and recycling collections will operate as normal.  

The waste disposal depots and transfer stations will be closed on Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Years Day.

Emergency contact numbers during this period are:

  • Mathoura water and sewerage 0429 843 439 
  • Moama water and sewerage 0417 747 911  
  • Greater Moama and Murray Ward ranger 0408 823 852 
  • Roads on-call 0408 928 303
  • Moulamein roads and general 0447 514 830
  • Barham roads and general 0429 073 391
  • Greater Wakool Ward ranger 0448 190 613 
  • Fire and emergency 000

    Telephone: 1300 087 004

As your newly formed Murray River Council, we will continue to deliver services and programs for our community as normal.

The next local government elections are scheduled to be held on 9 September 2017. The Administrator is David Shaw and the Interim General Manager is Margot Stork. They were appointed by proclamation on 12 May 2016. To find out more information about the proclamation visit https://www.strongercouncils.nsw.gov.au/new-councils/murray-river-council/

Current services and policies will continue in your area. Further information regarding services, policies, and events, can be accessed via the former Murray and Wakool shire councils’ websites, at: