Media releases

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The Moama Recreation Reserve’s Brick Alley Oval is now shining brighter following the installation of new lighting. Murray River Council were awarded funding last year under Round 1 of the…

Works are set to begin on transforming the Mathoura Recreation Reserve’s Sports Pavilion after Murray River Council appointed Bernie Green Constructions of Deniliquin to undertake renovation and extension work to…

Murray River Council resolved to contribute $15,000 towards the development of a comprehensive Waste to Energy (W2E) feasibility study at its ordinary meeting this week. Driven by the Tenterfield Shire…

Murray River Council will have representation at the 2019 National General Assembly (NGA) of Local Government, to be held in Canberra in June. At Tuesday’s ordinary meeting, Council approved the…

Murray River Council is calling for local youth services and community organisations to submit an Expression of Interest (EOI) for funding towards an event, activity or project to be held…

Eligible farms within the Murray River Council area will soon be able to collect up to 15 kilolitres of rural water for stock and domestic purposes free of charge. Council…

Murray River Council Mayor, Cr Chris Bilkey has welcomed the 2017/18 audited financial reports and auditors report received at Tuesday’s ordinary meeting. The report provides an overview of financial results…

Koondrook-Barham residents will have an opportunity to hear from one of Australia’s literacy experts, Mary-Ruth Mendel, this Friday. A speech pathologist and Co-Founder of the Australian Literacy and Numeracy Foundation…

Literary enthusiasts will have an opportunity to meet with one of the fields Australian experts, Mary-Ruth Mendel. A speech pathologist and Co-Founder of the Australian Literacy and Numeracy Foundation (ALNF),…

Join Australia Day Ambassadors, Ian Coutts and Mary-Ruth Mendel, as Murray River Council gears up to celebrate Australia Day! The communities are ready to celebrate in what promises to be…

Koraleigh’s Sandra Andrews is Murray River Council’s Citizen of the Year as council this week announced its award recipients for 2019. Six individuals and groups have been honoured for their…

Darts Australia and Murray River Council have today announced that Echuca Moama will host the 40th annual Target Australian Darts Championships and the Australian Open Darts Championships over eleven days…

Murray River Council has this month adopted its Strategic Planning Review Local Profile. The Local Profile is the first stage of a planning scheme review of both the former Murray…

In a significant step towards ensuring probity of Council’s financial affairs and risk management processes, Murray River Council has approved the internal audit plan for 2018/19. An internal audit plan…

Murray River Council has adopted its Asset Management Policy and Strategy at the ordinary council meeting held on Tuesday. The strategy identifies assets that are critical to Council’s operations and…

The NSW Men’s and Women’s Senior Amateur Championships are bound for the Murray River in 2019 with Murray Downs Golf & Country Club and Rich River Golf Club set to…

The Bridge Art Project precinct, combined with a redesign of Meninya St, is the focus of an extensive consultation process which has just commenced, with the aim of producing a…

Murray River Council have approved the proposed permanent road closures of Wendouree Lane, Nap Nap Road and Tala Road to facilitate the objectives of the Nimmie-Caira System Enhanced Environmental Water…

Murray River Council have introduced an Economic Development Assistance Policy which sets the guidelines for considering requests for economic development assistance submitted to Council. Mayor Cr Chris Bilkey said the…

Murray River Council has the issue of public libraries funding firmly in its sight, resolving to endorse the funding advocacy initiative “Renew our Libraries”. Led by the NSW Public Libraries…