Media releases

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Murray River Council has awarded $31,295 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 launched its new tourism recovery campaign ‘Reconnect in River Country’ with a new line-up of promotional videos, imagery, signs, social media and marketing collateral. Council’s economic…

Murray River Council have resolved to become a Tier 3 partner of the ONE Basin CRC project, contributing $10,000 per annum. The ONE Basin CRC (cooperative research centre) is an…

Murray River Council has adopted a new Customer Charter for its planning and development services, detailing a commitment to providing efficient and responsive service. Presented at the ordinary council meeting…

Murray River Council have adopted two new draft Asset Management Policies relating to buildings and transport, which will soon be on public exhibition. Council currently owns and manages 312 buildings…

Murray River Council have resolved to waive the entry fee to the Mathoura and Moama pools over the 2020/21 season. This follows the recent appointment of Belgravia Leisure management group…

Murray River Council has resolved to accept the $2,209,000 of total funding awarded to progress Barham’s micro-abattoir project at its ordinary meeting this week. The money has been awarded to…

Murray River Council is another step closer to kick-starting its mobile library service, after awarding a contract for the supply of a mobile library vehicle at its ordinary meeting this…

Murray River Council have agreed to the formation of a Riverside Park Management Committee for Murray Downs to oversee developments at the local nature reserve. This follows the recent finalisation…

Murray River Council has thrown its support behind further developments at the Moama and Mathoura Retirement villages, agreeing to borrow funds to support expansion at the sites. At its council…

Murray River Council’s Smart Water Meter Program has been recognised for environmental excellence at the Local Government NSW (LGNSW)’s Excellence in the Environment Awards. Council took out the ‘Division A…

Murray River Council is partnering with local podcast ‘Spreading the Good Stuff’ to present a four-part conversation series for this year’s NSW Small Business Month Festival. Spreading the Good Stuff…

Nominations for Murray River Council’s 2021 Australia Day Awards are now open. Residents and community members are encouraged to nominate individuals or groups who have made an outstanding contribution to…

Murray River Council’s Development Services Team have adopted a new draft Customer Charter, detailing a commitment to provide an efficient and responsive service. The Charter focuses on performance commitments, including…

Following the endorsement of a new Adverse Event Plan last month, Murray River Council are now looking to appoint an advisory group to provide further recommendations to council. The plan…

Murray River Council has awarded $10,496 in heritage funding to help with the maintenance and upkeep of local heritage properties. The program endeavours to support the community in their efforts…

Murray River Council will continue under the leadership of Mayor Cr Chris Bilkey and a new Deputy Mayor in Cr Nikki Cohen, following the Deputy elections at its Tuesday council…

With the spring weather upon us, locals have welcomed the completion of the Barham Pontoon structure which has connected Riverside Park directly to the Murray River. With the project complete…

Murray River Council have been awarded $576,000 under the NSW Government’s Streets as Shared Spaces Program to help transform some of the area’s well-known public spaces into temporary artwork. The…

With Regional Victorian expected to get to the ‘Third Step’ of opening up this week, Murray River Council are now calling on the NSW Government to consider reopening the river…