Media releases

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The upcoming rates harmonisation process will be on the agenda in Murray River Council’s next round of ‘meet the council’ events. Over the next few months councillors and executive staff…

There’s only 2 weeks left for residents to nominate in Murray River Council’s 2020 Australia day Awards. Residents and community members are encouraged to nominate individuals or groups who have…

There’s welcome news for boaties in Barham with piling works commencing this week at the site of the new pontoon structure off the boardwalk at Riverside Park. Off-site pontoon fabrication…

There’s welcome news for boaties in Tooleybuc as work commenced this week on the installation of the new pontoon at Mensforth Park. The contractor, Bellingham Marine Australia Pty Ltd, have…

Cinema Pop Up is popping up in Moama this Summer, and tickets are FREE for kids when you book online! Featuring an outdoor movie experience at the Moama Sound Shell,…

Murray River Council has submitted their shortlisted projects to the NSW Government’s Stronger Country Communities Fund, Round 3. A total of $1,557,050 has been allocated to Murray River Council for…

Murray River Council have this week switched over to a new phone system to better support customers and meet their needs. The roll out of the new phone system follows…

Murray River Council have resolved to prepare a submission to the NSW Electoral Commission to consider the elimination of the municipality’s ward boundaries. The proposal would look to remove the…

Murray River Council has adopted a new Waste Management Strategy at its ordinary meeting this week. The Waste Management Strategy delivers an opportunity to review and improve on waste management…

Murray River Council will continue under the leadership of Mayor Chris Bilkey and a new Deputy in Cr Alan Mathers following Tuesday’s mayoral election. Cr Bilkey congratulated Cr Mathers on…

Works have now commenced on the Moulamein Preschool extension after Murray River Council appointed contractor RTM Constructions to complete this exciting community-driven initiative. The $446,000 project has been funded under…

Applications for Round 1 of Murray River Council’s 2019/20 Community Grants Program are now open. The competitive grant round offers individual grants of up to $3,000. Murray River Council Mayor,…

Murray River Council has developed a new Customer Service Policy and a new Feedback and Complaints Management Policy to help set a new standard for customer service across the organisation.…

Murray River Council has resolved to submit motions of local significance to the Local Government NSW Annual Conference in October. Council will submit four motions to the conference on matters…

Murray River Council has resolved to meet the original deadline for rates harmonisation of amalgamated councils, following the NSW Government’s offer to defer the process for a further year. All…

Murray River Council have resolved to continue its membership of National Timber Councils Association (NTCA) at this week’s council meeting. The NTCA provides a local government voice at a national…

Murray River Council is encouraging community feedback on Moama’s Bridge Art and Meninya Street Masterplan, after formally adopting the document at this week’s council meeting. Council have been working closely…

Applications are now open for the 2019/20 round of Murray River Council’s Local Heritage Fund. Grant applications are open to individuals and groups wishing to undertake heritage projects that will…

The much-anticipated redevelopment at Tooleybuc’s Mensforth Park is set to commence, with local-based contractor Equipment Solutions Plus appointed by Murray River Council to manage delivery of the major project. Ground…

The Mathoura community is enjoying its newly renovated sports pavilion, with the $500,000 transformation works at the Recreation Reserve now complete. The upgrades include building extensions, installation of commercial kitchen…