Media releases

Our latest media releases can be viewed below.
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Murray River Council is targeting litter reduction in 2020 and you can be part of the solution. ‘Don’t be a Tosser!’ It’s a simple message, but many people make excuses…

Murray River Council has received its report card from the 2019 Community Satisfaction Survey which indicates a moderate level of community satisfaction with the performance of Council. Independent social research…

Murray River Council is looking to local agricultural leaders for projects and initiatives to be funded under the Federal Governments Drought Communities Program. Council was recently added to the list…

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 awarded $30,000 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 welcomed the announcement of an extra $1,861,814 of Federal funding to help maintain parts of its 3020km road network. Announced as part of the Australian Government’s…

Murray River Council has formed a new biosecurity team to manage invasive plants across the region. This follows the wind up of the Central Murray Country Council who previously delivered…

Murray River Council have formally adopted Moama’s Bridge Art and Meninya Street Masterplan, along with the Meninya St South Masterplan following a period of public exhibition. Council have been working…

Murray River Council has approved a one-year extension to its current funding agreement with Murray Regional Tourism Board (MRT). The one year extension will roll over the current agreement until…

Murray River Council has awarded $10,500 in heritage funding to help with the maintenance and upkeep of local heritage properties. Funded via the NSW Government, the program endeavours to support…

Murray River Council is seeking feedback on its new Draft Community Engagement Strategy. The draft strategy details how Council plans to deliver improved engagement practices and work towards more open…

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…