Media releases

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The Barham Recreation Reserve has received a further $87,500 under the NSW Government’s Showground Stimulus Funding Program. This is in addition to the $130,000 recently awarded for upgrades at the…

Murray River Council has been successful in obtaining a grant of $103,500 from the NSW Government’s Showground Stimulus Funding Program towards perimeter fencing at the Moama Recreation Reserve’s Main Oval…

The Wakool Recreation Reserve has received an additional $203,000 under the NSW Government’s Showground Stimulus Funding Program for a range of upgrades works around the oval. This is in addition…

Murray River Council has welcomed $1,861,814 through the Australian Government’s Local Roads and Community Infrastructure Program. The funding falls under a $500million roads and infrastructure stimulus package recently announced by…

Safety will be improved along Perricoota Rd in Moama with Murray River Council endorsing a proposal to reduce the speed limit from 80 kilometres per hour to 60 kilometres per…

Following extensive community consultation, Murray River Council has now adopted its Local Strategic Planning Statement (LSPS). The LSPS is a requirement of the NSW Government and sets out the 20-year…

Murray River Council has adopted its 2020-21 Operational Plan and Budget along with updated Fees and Charges at its ordinary meeting of council this week. The adopted budget is based…

From 1 July, libraries in Barham and Moulamein will no longer charge overdue fines for late items. This follows Swan Hill Rural Library’s decision to cease charging the overdue fee…

There is absolutely no-doubt that this headline may scare the life out of you, particularly mums and dads. But is better to be prepared than have Christmas creep up on…

The Barham Show Pavilion is set to receive a facelift after Murray River Council were awarded $130,000 from the NSW Government’s Showground Stimulus Funding Program. The funding will deliver upgrades…

Murray River Council has been successful in obtaining a grant of $65,000 from the NSW Government’s Showground Stimulus Funding Program towards upgrading toilet blocks on Moama Recreation Reserve’s Jack Eddy…

The Wakool Recreation Reserve will receive a freshen-up after Murray River Council were awarded $40,000 under the NSW Government’s Showground Stimulus Funding Program for a range of upgrade works around…

The Moulamein Heritage Village project is now becoming a reality after Murray River Council was awarded a further $95,000 of funding under Round 2 of the Federal Government’s Drought Communities…

The Wakool Bowling Club is set to receive a facelift after Murray River Council were awarded $350,000 under the Federal Government’s Drought Communities Programme Extension. The funding will support the…

River Country will be the centre of a new marketing campaign thanks to $100,000 of funding under the Federal Government’s Drought Communities Programme Extension. Murray River Council were awarded the…

Tooleybuc residents will soon have a newly constructed sealed track at the South Street and Koraleigh Road intersection thanks to funding under the Federal Government’s Drought Communities Programme Extension. Murray…

The Barham Micro Abattoir Project is one step closer to proceeding after Murray River Council was awarded $375,000 under the Federal Government’s Drought Communities Programme Extension to kick-start its delivery…

Five local projects in Murray River Council will receive funding from the Australian Government Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Communications. $1 million has been awarded under the Drought…

For years, the Murray River Council community has had their waste, recycling and organics collected on either a Wednesday or a Friday but from 1 August 2020 this will all…

Murray River Council have been awarded funding under the 2019/2020 Public Library Infrastructure Program to invest in a Mobile Library truck which will offer services to schools and residents in…