Media releases

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Murray River Council are reminding residents of the importance of securing loads when travelling to ensure the safety of other road users and to prevent littering. This follows a number…

Works are set to begin on the development of Barham Recreation Reserve’s new Multipurpose Pavilion, after Murray River Council recommended the contract be awarded to OT McLoughlan Constructions to undertake…

Murray River Council’s Community Youth Engagement Volunteers are encouraged to attend a morning tea in Barham on Wednesday 12 June 2019. Murray River Council Mayor, Cr Chris Bilkey said the…

Murray River Council has this week revealed its new tourism brand, designed to reinforce the area’s status as a major river-based tourism destination. “River Country” will soon be used as…

Following the release of its draft 2019/20 budget, Murray River Council will now be taking the operational plan and budget on tour to give residents the chance to hear first-hand…

Investment in local roads, bridges and community infrastructure are key highlights of Murray River Council’s 2019/20 operational plan and budget, which sets the foundations to support a strong and vibrant…

Murray River Council are looking at actions to improve conditions for pedestrians along Merool Road Moama at the intersections of River Gums Drive and Perricoota Road. At its ordinary meeting…

Murray River Council are set to sign a three year agreement with Mountain Bike Australia to host a National Cup Tier 1 event in Moama. Council were presented with the…

Murray River Council has allocated $10,000 in the 2019/20 budget towards the upgrade of the netball courts at the Tooleybuc Recreation Reserve. The Tooleybuc Manangatang Football Netball Club was recently…

Murray River Council’s Community Services department will next week participate in an Aged Care Quality Review, forming part of the accreditation process for the delivery of community-based aged care services.…

Murray River Council has awarded $30,398 in community grants to help support a wide range of community projects. Community groups and not-for-profit organisations were able to apply for up to…

Murray River Council has resolved to deliver $81,040 worth of annual community grant allocations via its 2019/20 budget deliberations. This is in addition to the $60,000 of funding allocated to…

CLICK HERE TO HEAD TO THE BUSINESS AWARDS SITE AND NOMINATE TODAY! Nominations are now open for the GMCU Allianz Campaspe Murray Business Awards recognising excellence and innovation across a…

Murray River Council has placed its Draft Customer Service Charter on public exhibition, detailing a commitment to provide efficient, responsive and friendly service. Mayor, Cr Chris Bilkey said the charter…

After months of consultation, the plans for Moama Recreation Reserve’s new $3.9 million multi-purpose pavilion are now being finalised for the Tender process to begin. Designed by local design firm…

Works have now commenced at the Tooleybuc Recreation Reserve’s new amenities building after Murray River Council appointed local builder Willis Family Building to deliver the project. The works will see…

Murray River Council are in a good position to host regional, state or national events, as detailed in a Capacity and Capability Assessment Report delivered to council at its ordinarily…

A new Code of Conduct and has been adopted at Murray River Council’s April meeting. The adopted code is based on the new Model Code of Conduct for local councils…

Murray River Council has placed its draft CCTV Policy and Code of Practice on public exhibition, following Tuesday’s council meeting. This follows on from funding received to install surveillance systems…

The wait is now certainly over for Barham’s much anticipated new skate park as it continues to be utilised by masses of young locals since opening last week. Murray River…